411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

Timber Products in Wet Environments

Although timber and water do not mix well, it is really hard not to use any wood at all in the bathroom. More often than not cabinets are made out...

on Nov 22, 2017

The Best Glass Garage Doors for Restaurants

Restaurants have different sizes and features. But so do garage doors. When they meet each other, they make the perfect pair for all the right...

on Nov 17, 2017

How to Pick the Right Refrigerator for Your Kitchen

Whether you love cooking or just enjoy being in the kitchen to grab a quick bite out of the fridge; there’s no denying the importance your...

on Nov 16, 2017

How to Repair Your Forklift Battery

Although in principle forklift batteries are similar to car batteries when it comes down to repairing them the process is very different. In...

on Nov 15, 2017

Why Sectional Doors are the Best Garage Door Option

One would think that an overhead garage door, which consists of many parts, and needs good care to remain safe will not t be so popular. But the...

on Nov 15, 2017

Removing Ink Stains from Floors

by Michigan State University on Apr 27, 2012

Rub with a cloth dampened in warm water and detergent. If the floor is not hard-surfaced, use a commercial ink remover and follow the instructions on the package.

Cautions: When working with any chemicals, carefully read and follow the label directions for using that chemical, especially any cautions on safe use! With solvents, be very careful to have ventilation, and no flame or spark in area!

The first time you use any procedure on any floor, test it first on an out-of-the-way part of the floor to be sure it does not damage the flooring or finish.

Notes: If steel wool is suggested, use fine grade, 000 grade.

Scouring powder will help remove many stains, but can also permanently scratch the floor. If you decide to use it, use only a mild type, and be very careful about rubbing too much.

Concentrated liquid commercial household cleaners, rubbed onto a stubborn spot, may remove it as well as scouring powders without the danger of scratching. Rinse off well. Do not use on wood floors.

Do not use water solutions, or cleaners which have to be rinsed off with water, on wood floors. Use a solvent or solvent-based cleaning wax.

After removing a stain, rinse the area thoroughly, dry completely, and, if floor finish has been removed in that area, recoat with appropriate finish or wax.

This article was written by Anne Field, Extension Specialist, Emeritus with references from the Floor Maintenance Manual, Chemical Specialties Manufacturers Association Inc.

Author

Most Recent Articles

Random Articles

Herb Planters Help You Produce Irresistible Tastes

Herb planters, full of aromatic and edible herbs, demonstrate how container gardens can be both decorative and functional. Offering a pleasing...

Garden / Landscaping

Nebraska Local Builders Associations

Find a local builder or council, please contact the home builders' association (HBA) in your area.

Builders Associations

Things That You Need For Your House!

Having a house comes with a lot of responsibility. You need to make sure that you take all the measures necessary to make your house a safe place...

Safety / Security

Iowa Local Builders Associations

Find a local builder or council, please contact the home builders' association (HBA) in your area.

Builders Associations

What Your Front Door Colour Says About You

Your front door is a place to greet visitors, welcome friends and invite outsiders in. A cheerful colour can illuminate your front porch and turn a...

Doors / Garages

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2017