New answers tagged

0

While I support the notions in Elmy's answer I wanted to point out that there's a risk with the passive solution that the pages will end up bound together depending on contaminants in the liquid/whether the pages are coated or impregnated with anything to make them glossy (etc), that is water soluble. If you think about papier-mâché modelling; wet paper with ...


2

Freeze your book. I did kind of remembered it, a google search did confirm it, this is the first site I found. This PDF file from a university an other. If the getting wet was from clean water you should put your book in the freezer as soon as you can, and leave it there for a while. No need to package it, if you leave it in the freezer till it is dry you do ...


7

The passive solution Put paper towels, tissue paper, toilet paper or anything that absorbs water well between every single page that got damp. Make sure that part of the paper towels stick out of the book to transport moisture from inside the book to outside. Close the book and turn it so the damp side faces down. If possible, but a sturdy board that is ...


Top 50 recent answers are included