We have veneer plaster ceilings through out our home. The 2nd floor bathroom sink ran over for about 10 minutes. The water ran into the first floor ceiling which is 2 x 6 construction. From there it ran along the blue board, which is the backside of the first floor ceiling. The water drained to the first floor along the seams of 6" x 6" barn beams in the ceiling. We were able to dry out the floors, which are tongue and groove oak, but are concerned about the water that may still be laying in the first floor ceiling on top of the blue board. I did put several small nail holes in the diamond coat through the board, but there does not seem to be any water coming out.
Question: Should we replace the ceiling and do you think mold will form in the area between 1st floor ceiling and second floor flooring?
Blueboard, veneer plaster & water damage from pipe b...
Ceramic Tile on Green Board
- 15 Old House Features We Shouldn't Abandon
- 17 Tiny Bathrooms We Love
- 16 Designs for a Low-Cost DIY Coffee Table
- Insanely Easy 60-Minute Home Improvements
- 12 Sheds You Could Live (or Work) In
- Assembly Required: 15 DIY Kit Homes
- 30 Things Every Adult Should Know How to Do
- 10 Surprisingly Simple Woodworking Projects
- See the Most Highly Anticipated Colors for 2015
- 9 Ways to Make Your TV Look at Home
- 9 Totally Amazing Mobile Home Makeovers
- 10 Unexpected Spots for Accent Colors
- 10 Fantastic Furniture Makeovers
- Worth It: 8 Renovations That Pay You Back
- 9 Closet Storage Tips from a Pro Organizer
- 7 Seriously Surprising Spots for a Fireplace
- Laundry Room Ideas to Knock Your Socks Off
- 12 Tiny Gardens to Grow on a Tabletop
- Supersize Your Small Bathroom with 8 Tips
- Kitchen Envy: 10 Rooms We Love