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Brown Stain on bathroom skirting: mould or rot?

Postby lucha » Wed Nov 17, 2021 11:16 am

Hi everyone!

A few weeks ago, I've noticed these brown stains on the bathroom skirting, between the sink and the toilet.

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My bf says it's just water splashing from the sink that damaged the wood but I'm wondering if it might be something more serious. Could there be a leak under the skirting board?

In any case, what would you recommend to resolve the problem? Can I treat the wood or does the skirting needs to be entirely changed?

Thanks for your advice !!

Lucie
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Postby stoneyboy » Thu Nov 18, 2021 7:30 pm

Hi lucha.
Looks like you have a steel pipe running across behind the loo and this is rusting.
Suggest you clean it up the best you can and then paint the area using oil based paint.
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