How can I remove water stains from oak floors?

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Remove dark water stain from old oak wood floors

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  • Kmdreamer Kmdreamer on Aug 20, 2019

    You would need to sand the floor down

  • Cindy Cindy on Aug 20, 2019

    Hi Sylvia. I'm Cindy. Make a paste of olive oil and salt. Apply it on the water stain and wait at least one hour. Then wipe it all up. Repeat if necessary. The salt will remove the moisture and the olive oil will help replenish the wood.

    • Sylvia Sylvia on Aug 21, 2019

      Thank you Cindy, I will try the salt and olive oil, didn't you know the measurements of each for paste?

  • MamaSita MamaSita on Aug 21, 2019

    You can try sanding, but that doesn't always work. In some cases I have seen them sand the floors and then stain it all dark to match.

  • Sylvia Sylvia on Aug 21, 2019

    Ok, staining is an option

  • Cindy Cindy on Sep 01, 2019

    Hi Sylvia. It's Cindy again. The measurements on the salt and olive oil are equal parts of each. Sorry, I didn't include the measurements in my original answer. I would start with a half cup of each. You can always make more if you need it. Good luck.

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