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mold/meldew on upstairs floor board

Posted by Phil Acosta on December 11th, 2002 10:51 AM
In reply to meldew in my closet by roslynn landis on April 1st, 2000 08:01 PM [Go to top of thread]

Ilive in a two story home. Recently the toilet tank overflowed and drenched the carpet and padding. We tried to dry the carpet with fans to no avail. After four days we noticed a meldew smell and decided to pull up the
carpet and padding. How do we know if the wood under the carpeting needs to be replaced? Is there a solution we can put on the wood to prevent mold and meldew? Would sanding the wood surface help?

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