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pjw

11:57AM | 10/14/02
Member Since: 10/13/02
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Recently, the tub in our upstairs laundry room overflowed. About 15 minutes of water poured on floor. The ceiling downstairs only shows minor damage. The seams of hte drywall have slight water stains only. Main concern is whether this will be a hotbed for black mold to grow. Don't know if I should replace ceiling due to fear, or if there is some treatment to undergo. Please advise.

LDoyle

03:45PM | 10/14/02
Member Since: 06/03/01
327 lifetime posts
It's good you are worried about mold. Only 'treatment' necessary is to expose the wet area and let it dry very good. If any insulation is wet, replace it - after drying the area. Then you can close it back up and paint, etc.
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