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look for pinksolution - non-toxic and I was amazed at the results. No detergent removed old grease like this one. Good for all cleaning around the house. It's very concentrated and a tub will last a very long time. Bought it from Costco in Canada, but look on their website (pinksolution.ca)
I would paint after the rain and make sure there is a tarp over the deck before it rains. You need the manufacturer's guidelines but two simple rules to painting outside is not touching a damp surface - and it can take a few days for a deck to dry out and not painting within 48 hours of rain forecast. At 24 hours after painting you could tarp the deck but ...
wheather has great influence on painting, if you have to paint on a rainy day, then you must keep your room dry to protect the painting.
I tried paint thinner, acetone, alcohol, mechanics hand scrub, WD-40, Goo Gone, hand sanitizer, dish soap, course hand wipes, makeup remover, etc. the only thing that got most of mine off after it had cured was soaking in hot water until hands softened, and then scrubbed with a pumice stone. It got most of it off!
A standard treatment for kitchen surfaces is to wipe it with a solution of TSP, an acronym for trisodium phosphate See http://www.ask.com/explore/what-tsp-cleaner. It forms an strong alkaline (basic) solution that converts the grease to soap, making it easy to clean off. The reaction is called saponification. The same reaction takes place in drain ...
It took the blue stain right off. However left a much larger yellow one. So the bleach yellowed the counter. Bleach is an oxidixer, so you'll need a reducing agent to reverse its effect. Dithionite is a good choice, and is sold in stores as "Iron out" or "Super Iron Out". Lacking that, anything that smells vaguely like sulfur, or ammonia-like even is ...
After foam has dried on hands, hydrate hands in warm to hot water for approximately three to five minutes (simpler done while bathing in tub) use a cheap (dollar store) disposal razor and of course carefully shave (soap not necessary) the foam off--take note this is done by way of feel as in shaving one's face.
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