I've recently recoated interior wood doors with a wood stain (oak).
After about 3 month started seeing white stains all around the coated
Not sure what I did wrong but seems it should be somehow related to the
heating (forced air) being turned on, since I've not seen anything like
Curious--is a "cool mist" impeller type humidifier, or an ultrasonic
humidifier in use in the house?
These leave mineral dust around if used with tap water...along with
What products/process was used to finish these doors? In particular,
were the products oil or water based?
I'm also curious what happens if you wipe those white areas with
a little mineral spirits? You should probably try this only in a
very inconspicuous area.
It looks a little like water/steam damage but that seems
improbable unless this pic is from a bathroom/kitchen (or
you have a serious moisture problem in your home).
| Malcolm Hoar "The more I practice, the luckier I get". |
Thanks everyone for replies.
I don't think this is a water damage since the picture is taken at the
2-nd floor room. Moreover I don't see the issue at the basement.
I do use humidifier in bedroom, however I can say I see the stains all
over the floor, way beyond the humidified area.
What mineral spirits will be a good try?
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