Bathroom Tile Removed after Water Damage in San Jose, CA
An upstairs toilet was leaking, causing damage to under the tile and down into bottom floor. SERVPRO of SW San Jose was called out to stop and dry the loss. Bathroom tile was removed so that the drying process could begin.
Water can weaken tile adhesives and cause your individual tiles to move about or even come free. If your tiles are moving and there's no indication of water or flooding on the floor's surface, it's definitely a warning sign of potential water damage below.
Furthermore, if you suspect a leak under your tiles, you can try tapping them with for foot or a coin. Listen for an empty or hollow sound to tell if there is separation between the tile and the baseboard.