Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Bathroom Floor: Removing the first layer

This slippery, smelly wood had to go.


They never sealed around the edges of the toilet, so all the urine splashes had soaked down into the wood and started rotting the wood. Pair that with a moisture problem, an adhesive that gets smelly when wet, and mold and you've got yourself a recipe for  a knock-your-socks-off stench that is so foul that no amount of incense can cover up.

Here's a picture of the rotten boards:


It was so bad that I literally had to leave the room for a breathe of fresh air every few minutes. But the end result was worth it. No more slippery floors when getting out of the shower: