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Darryl_Lict t1_ix0i4qd wrote

If stuff has been leaking, the floor joists are probably rotting and you'll have to do a full teardown of the wall drywall and floor and replace them. Hopefully the walls are not compromised. This isn't cheap, but this is something that has to be done correctly.


obscure-shadow t1_ix0jb59 wrote

Possibly, though I have seen it not be the case before. Had a leaky bathtub drain that rotted a bit of the ceiling, pulled out the drywall, the floor sheeting around the drain was fine and so were joists, it had been dripping down the u bend just onto the drywall below. Sometimes you get lucky and things aren't as bad as they seem. Not always