I rented a home, and the garage floor is concrete. It looks like the previous owner had a small car that dripped more oil than it retained. It has been parked on multiple spots, so there are seriously large oil spill spots all over the concrete floor, and they have been there for many months (at least).
I am storing my bicycle and motorbikes in the garage. Oil is very bad for you when it gets on the tires. I do not want to have accidents because of this.
I think I have the the following options:
- Clean the floor: The stains are not fresh, so kitty litter will not work. What chemicals do I use?
- Paint the floor: Will the paint stick?
- Put down car mats: This seems like a decent option, except I will need to get multiple mats and cut them down so they do not slide around
- Put down interlocking garage mats: Most sensible option, except it is really expensive.
I would love to hear about your experiences and suggestions in this regard. What are good ways of handling my problem?