One of wood’s biggest enemies is water. Water can get into wood and damage the wood, permanently discoloring the affected area. When you get water on your wood the best thing to do is to clean it up right away. However, there are times that you don’t get to it in time and it becomes a stain.
Now the question becomes, can you get a water stain out of a wood? The answer is it depends. First it depends on the color of the water mark. If the water mark is white, you might have a bit of luck. If the water mark is dark or black then you might have to call in your local professional hardwood contractor to help you restore the wood.
If the mark is white, it means that the water has only seeped into the finish and hasn’t made its way fully down to the wood. You have a chance at potentially getting it out if it is only in the finish. Thank goodness for finishing that helps to protect the wood! Here are somethings that you can try to get it out:
These are just a few ways that you can try to get the water mark off if it hasn’t made its way all the way to the wood. Depending on the type of wood and finish, the results will very.
If the stain is dark or black then you may need to have the wood refinished as the wood has been damaged. In this case you will need to sand down the wood and apply a new finish. If you need help with hardwood repair then call the hardwood experts.