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Forum topic by joez posted 10-29-2011 11:20 PM 1712 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-29-2011 11:20 PM

Topic tags/keywords: oil vegetable

Hello my friend got vegetable oil on a bare wood flooring does anybody know how to get it off Eco safely?


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#1 posted 10-29-2011 11:26 PM

Bare as in unfinished?

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#2 posted 10-30-2011 12:57 AM

If it is unfinished, I’m not sure there is a way to “remove” it. I’m not an expert, but it seems like you could use a card scraper or a sander. But if the oil has made it down too far, that may not work. I’m sure others will have better advise. Good luck.

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#3 posted 10-30-2011 01:47 AM

Yes unfinished bare wood.

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#4 posted 10-30-2011 03:52 AM

I was afraid you would say that. How long did the oil sit on the floor before it was wiped up? What kind of wood is it?

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#5 posted 10-30-2011 04:32 AM

Dawn dish-washing detergent, a little water and some elbow grease.

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#6 posted 10-30-2011 11:36 AM

If this floor is to be finished then the only way to get uniform results is to sand the area. Once the wood is prepared for having a finish applied anything that disrupts the wood fibers will show up when the floor is finished.

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#7 posted 10-31-2011 08:15 PM

NAPTHA applied to a cloth then dab the spot where the oil is. The naptha pulls the oil from the surface. Use Ventilation

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