Wood Floors Mildew Stains


Old 05-14-02, 05:37 PM
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Wood Floors Mildew Stains

I found hard wood floors under old carpet,it has some stains.I think its mildew what is the best way to remove them.do i need to use oxilac acid,,or just skip that and sand?The only damage is the mildew,should i use a drum sander or a orbital sander.Plz help!!!
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Old 05-15-02, 03:41 AM
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goto www.finishingwoodfloors.com for all the info you will need.
Old 05-18-02, 02:01 PM
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Mildew stains in hardwood floors

Mildew stains in hardwood may penetrate deep into the wood. Bleaching with oxalic acid may lighten the stains. Replacing the affected boards may be necessary. Sometimes using a dark stain is effective for camouflaging stains that are impossible to remove.
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