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n2somuch

12:58PM | 08/28/04
Member Since: 08/27/04
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Hello, my husband and I bought a 30yr old house last year and noticed that behind the toilet the paint was bubbled up. After further inspection we noticed that there must have been a large water leak at one time because the drywall is rotten and falling apart, the paint was keeping it together! The area is about 3ft wide x 3ft high. What can WE do without calling a contractor? Thank you, Linda

n2somuch

06:14PM | 08/28/04
Member Since: 08/27/04
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Thanks so much for the info!!! What do we do if the boards behind the drywall got wet too? Call in a contractor then? Also, what type of putty do we use to seal between the new ond the old drywall? Thanks again!! Linda
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