Leak In Bathroom Wet Cement, Best Way To Dry It Out - Flooring - DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum


Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Flooring

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-20-2013, 01:38 PM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 6
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Leak in bathroom wet cement, best way to dry it out


I rent out my basement and the caulking came up in the bathroom and water got under the vinyl. I guess its been 2-3 months with water underneath. She just told me and I am not to happy obviously.

I know I have to take up the vinyl to dry out the cement but what is the best way and how long will it take to dry out?

Any help is much appreciated.

Advertisement

bjornbjorn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-20-2013, 02:10 PM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Owasso OK
Posts: 347
Rewards Points: 250
Default

Leak in bathroom wet cement, best way to dry it out


With all due respect, no one over the Internet can answer that question with any certainty.

Variables would include the size of the bath, the amount of water that leaked, the humidity level of your basement and so on.

I'd take up the vinyl and set up a fan, and perhaps a dehumidifier and keep an eye on things.

It may turn out to be no big deal

Advertisement

RoyalAcresRod is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Leak under bathroom sink ts99 Plumbing 6 07-31-2012 08:43 PM
Bathroom Floor Leak... cerues Plumbing 1 04-01-2012 07:28 AM
Remolding bathroom cement board on plywood JohnRoss Building & Construction 1 08-05-2011 09:28 PM
Bathroom cement board dah General DIY Discussions 2 07-11-2006 07:25 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts