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#3421478 - 07/11/14 06:41 AM Re: Cleaning oil off concrete [Re: Jakegday]
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Registered: 07/03/05
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I found cat litter, followed by straight Simple Green and power washing to work best.
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#3421494 - 07/11/14 07:20 AM Re: Cleaning oil off concrete [Re: Kira]
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Always try diatomaceous earth first.

generally available at pool stores. I have had tremendous results with it...
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#3421529 - 07/11/14 08:21 AM Re: Cleaning oil off concrete [Re: Jakegday]
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Hot water pressure washer.
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#3421637 - 07/11/14 10:45 AM Re: Cleaning oil off concrete [Re: Nukeman7]
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Loc: Iowa
Originally Posted By: Nukeman7
This is available at ACE Hardware stores, some Lowe's locations and on Amazon.

Pour-n-Restore

Best stuff I have ever used to remove oil stains from concrete.


I have used this product as well - with outstanding results.

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#3421975 - 07/11/14 06:08 PM Re: Cleaning oil off concrete [Re: Jakegday]
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Steam clean it!thats how we clean underside of big rig
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#3422617 - 07/12/14 12:41 PM Re: Cleaning oil off concrete [Re: Jakegday]
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I've always used The Works Toilet Bowl Cleaner. Let it sizzle for 15 minutes and wash away with the hose
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#3431658 - 07/21/14 09:19 PM Re: Cleaning oil off concrete [Re: Jakegday]
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wet down with a 5 gallon bucket of hot water from the bathtub. spread dawn soap everywhere, scrub the heck out of it. looks pretty good afterwards.
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#3433063 - 07/23/14 07:56 AM Re: Cleaning oil off concrete [Re: cptbarkey]
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Well you certainly have a lot of suggestions here. I would lean to the non-chemical (heat & pressure) treatments first just because that stuff has to run off to somewhere.

Good luck.
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