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I have mold/mildew under the flooring in my bathroom. I don't know what to do for a new floor, to prevent staining. There is some sort of water coming up in my bathroom, I think from a slight crack in the slab. Could I just lay another layer of sheet vinyl over this to keep the stain from coming through the top layer? I've heard of that being done here in the south. We have so much moisture! I have 3 layers of flooring in the kitchen one laid over the other and 2 in one of my bathrooms. This is what many floor people have told me was one way to solve the problem. Is it? If not, what type of flooring would take the moisture without turning colors from mold under the flooring?
Sounds like you have a time consuming and probably expensive job ahead. You may even have a water leak that could be causing your water bill to be higher than normal.
It would be nice if it were a simple job but most of us have run into similar problems at one time or other. I hope the leak is easily found and you can get your life back to normal.
You need to fix the source of the leak, or you will have floor damage, wood rot, and bugs.
Agree with Pariser-the damp is coming from pipes, the ground etc., and the locus of the water must be fixed or the problem will only continue and most probably worsen. If you own the house, try to find a way to fix the problem. If renting, the owner has the responsibility to address the condition.