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Old 04-19-2015, 06:50 AM   #1
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I have a grimy single car garage floor to address. Any recommendations on product & method? Wet stuff? Dry chemical? ( Cola??) Thanks.
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Old 04-19-2015, 09:22 AM   #2
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TSP cleaner

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Old 04-19-2015, 01:22 PM   #3
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Thanks. Sounds simple enough.

I just bought a jug of Zep's industrial purple concentrate - cleaner & degreaser, any downsides to that? Overkill?

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If you can stand the fumes, brake cleaner works really well. I've used it with a couple of old towels and it worked great. It didn't eliminate the stains completely but the nasty slimy mess was gone and there were no traces of the oil when you walked across it.
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If you can stand the fumes, brake cleaner works really well. I've used it with a couple of old towels and it worked great. It didn't eliminate the stains completely but the nasty slimy mess was gone and there were no traces of the oil when you walked across it.
Interesting thought for a small spot, but my lungs aren't so sure.

I'm going to hit it with diluted purple stuff tomorrow.
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Two coats of degreaser and hit it with 5000 psi of hot water. Works like a champ.

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