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I HAVE laminate floors they are light in color. got water in one spot and it turned dark what can I do. cant replace plank because it clued down. I would have to pull whole floor. is there anything I can do

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Asked by Ealennon at 8:02 AM on Apr. 24, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Hate being the bearer of bad news but: I've watched several DIY shows and I don't think there is anything you can do but pull up the plank and since its glued I'm not sure there is any other option. I hope I'm wrong.


    Answer by meooma at 8:16 AM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • I am wondering does that mean it has mildew?

    Answer by tootoobusy at 8:17 AM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • You could try very lightly hand sanding it (would maybe even start with something as light as a brillo pad and a gentle baking soda paste. Don't know if it'll help, but can't really hurt it if it's already ruined. If all else fails, buy a pretty rug.

    Answer by Kimedbs at 10:28 AM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • We had the same problem, and were told nothing we could do. Sorry

    Answer by elasmimi at 11:06 AM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • Could you cover it with a rug?

    Answer by tspillane at 11:43 AM on Apr. 24, 2011

  • Other then replace or cover - you're stuck with it that way.

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 2:31 AM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • restain it somehow?

    Answer by KTMOM at 10:59 AM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Im pretty sure there isnt much you can do except cover it or remove the floor. Thats the hard part with laminate that is glued down. Ugh.

    Answer by KristinRox at 9:41 PM on Apr. 25, 2011

  • Try using the Magic Eraser !

    Answer by Wish2Be at 7:42 AM on Apr. 26, 2011

  • I have no ideas for you

    Answer by Jerichos_Mommy at 2:46 AM on May. 27, 2011

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