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This is no time for "amateur hour" The problem with drunk-stumbling around this job is that many actions are irreversible and will block more effective efforts at cleanup. That includes: Application of any sort of sealer or barrier coating. Most of the time when people try this, it does little to improve the problem. However, it will "seal it" against ...


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The smell comes from the volatile compounds in the oil getting into the air (the smeller) and making it to the nose (the smellee). Addressing this in some way will address the issue and these solutions fall into two main categories noted below. You might want to choose a combination from these two groups as your solution Fool or protect the nose (stuff ...


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Since you were able to remove the sealant with a putty knife I would believe it failed and allowed some of the fuel oil to penetrate into the concrete. I use hydrogen peroxide for mold and mildew and as a sanitizer but have not heard of this use. when cleaning concrete I use muriatic acid and water, the muriatic acid etched the surface of the concrete , if ...


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I wouldn't do a "controlled burn". If the oil penetrated deep into the wall structure. You could create more problems than you have already. If you want to plaster the walls and protect the new plaster from the oil on the walls, for belt and braces I would use an oil based paint and cover the affected areas in the paint. If you are not sure how much of the ...


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More importantly than the rubbing is the ventilation. Many heating and air conditioning systems rely on the space between the door and floor for the return air. that's why there is usually a good space between them. If you have that type of system and you block that space, your system will not operate as designed and you won't get the heat or AC that you ...


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Depending on how much of the pile is being rubbed it could wear off some of the pile. It will also cause more wear if it's a berber type of carpet or some other type of looped pile where the door could wear off the top fibers. What it will cause, especially on pile carpets is a 90 or 180 degree arc in the carpet where it rubs. However if it's not a deep rub ...


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