Damage from a window air conditioning unit

Q: I am wondering what kind of damage a window air conditioning unit could cause. I had a window unit in for about one week during this exceptionally hot and humid summer, and there is an area of flooring that has buckled. Continue reading Damage from a window air conditioning unit

Bleach on hardwood

Q: I have ruined my hardwood floor by leaving a plastic shopping bag with a bathroom cleaner containing bleach in it overnight. I didn’t realize it but the bottle had a small leak and has bleached part of the stain off of the hardwood floors. It has also smeared into a dark stain on part of it also like a swirl. Continue reading Bleach on hardwood

Water stains on unprotected floor

Q: I have just moved into a house which is 55 years old. I have oak floors which have been sanded down but no protective coating on them. A large plant that I have has now left water stains on the oak and I am wondering how to remove the water stains. Continue reading Water stains on unprotected floor

Paint spilled onto floor

Q: We have about an 80 year old house and it has what I assume to be oak hardwood flooring. The flooring is textured. When we were in the process of moving in a full can of latex flat white paint got tipped over and the top came off. Almost the entire can of paint spilled onto the floor. Continue reading Paint spilled onto floor

Water damage on wood floors, water covered wood floors for 2-3 hours

Q: We had a blackout in 10 Counties in Texas last month, which caused my 140 gallon Salt water reef tank, to reverse siphon the water out of the tank and onto my 1.5 year old Hardwood (Red Oak) floors. The water was on the floors for approximately 2-3 hours. Continue reading Water damage on wood floors, water covered wood floors for 2-3 hours

Dish on the floor leaves white circle on wood

Q:My daughter left a dish on the floor and it left a white circle on wood floor (from the moisture). How can I get that out? Continue reading Dish on the floor leaves white circle on wood