filthy floorboards in the loo

(6 Posts)
askasurveyor Fri 04-Oct-13 22:30:37

I recommend you turn them upside down and sand/polish. The smell should dissipate as they dry. Dont cover them with mat; this will only make the odours worse as moisture will become trapped.

HansieMom Fri 04-Oct-13 21:36:08

Replace the floor boards?

chiselsattheready Thu 03-Oct-13 11:58:41

Thanks. Vinegar and bicarb seem to be working, actually.

Retroformica Wed 02-Oct-13 20:14:20

Paint the floor boards?

FossilMum Wed 02-Oct-13 14:56:07

Sand a mm or 2 off them, then re-varnish?

chiselsattheready Wed 02-Oct-13 14:42:33

renovating an old house that has been neglected for a number of years, and starting with the smallest room. we plan to replace the toilet, but the floorboards surrounding are filthy. i have scrubbed with bleach a number of times, but this hasn't made much difference. any ideas what i can do to get rid of the staining and smell? thanks in advance.

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