After you have absorbed and scrubbed you might try a propane or blow torch.
I have no idea if it would work but oil, afterall, is quite burnable. If
the iil has pentrated deeply, I doubt this would work but the topmost part
might burn off.
I've done it using cat litter to absorb the initial oil. Then sweep up
the litter and dispose it. Then apply more cat5 litter, and work it
into the cement with your shoe or a shovel, etc. Sweep it up again,
then buy a strong degreaser detergent, and wash that spot with the water
and degreaser. Work it in with a scrub brush, and rinse. Repeat if
I've sometimes used some gasoline on a rag in between the cat litter and
degreaser, but that depends on the location of the oil spot. (I'd only
use the gas on an outdoor location, such as a driveway.)
On Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:14:05 -0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I've always used Oil-Dri. It's cheap enough. I sweep it back and
forth with a push broom until the oil is gone. Then I throw some more
down and it gets walked on. Pretty sure after a while the stains are
gone. But I never looked close.
replying to DaveT, Wayne B wrote:
Poor (sprinkle) gasoline on dried spill. Will dissolve and evaporate. May have
to do 2-3 times to clean it up. Only do it on a concrete driveway, NOT asphalt
since will dissolve that too. No smoking.
Here's what I do with oil on my concrete shop floor: I
spirits from the parts washer on the spill and let it soak
for a bit. Then
I dump some oil dry on the spill and take my 'special tool',
a short chunk
of 4x4 with rounded off corners and a stick handle and rub
the oil dry
into the mess. The oil dry gets crushed by the wood block
finer the powder the better it picks up the oil. It even
pulls it up out of
cracks! When I'm done there is no trace of a spill left. ;>)
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Used to use the wooden back (where the bristles attach) and rub the litter
Seeing as the are so many litters available now what is the the best?
Clumping or non clumping, fragrance, lightweight?
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