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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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Ealennon

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.

    meooma

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

  • I am wondering does that mean it has mildew?
    tootoobusy

    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.
    Kimedbs

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

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

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

  • Could you cover it with a rug?
    tspillane

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

  • Other then replace or cover - you're stuck with it that way.
    ethans_momma06

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

  • restain it somehow?
    KTMOM

    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.
    KristinRox

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

  • Try using the Magic Eraser !
    Wish2Be

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

  • I have no ideas for you
    Jerichos_Mommy

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

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