Getting rid of water stain ?


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Old 06-18-18, 11:42 AM
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Getting rid of water stain ?

I made a mistake. I should not hand tighten the bathtub drain.

It started leaking today (2 months after installation). I resealed and tightened it with the wrench this time. The temperature will get up to 110 within the next few days so it will dry out soon.

Is there a way to get rid of the stain mark ? with minimum labor?

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Old 06-18-18, 11:45 AM
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Looks like condensation from the air conditioning vent. Zinsser BIN white pigmented shellac is what you want to use as primer. Then paint it.
 
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Old 06-18-18, 02:53 PM
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Make sure it's dry before you prime it! Bin is best but an oil base primer should also work. Either can be top coated with latex ceiling paint once dry.
 
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Old 06-18-18, 02:54 PM
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I would have suggested an oil based primer but what's important is that this must be primed with a sealing primer before painting and latex primers aren't up to the task, IMO.
 
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Old 06-27-18, 02:24 PM
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Use A spray bottle with bleach . Make sure to cover any thing that may get over spray.
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Old 06-30-18, 02:46 AM
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Water stains can sometimes be lightened by cleaning but I wouldn't trust cleaning alone to keep it from bleeding thru the next coat of paint. A solvent based primer insures that the stain will be sealed and not bleed thru latex paint.
 
 

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