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oil stain in concrete driveway

does anyone have tips on getting a oil stain out of a concrete driveway? I heard to put baking soda on top to absorb and then sweep and then scrub with detergent, and repeat with detergent. Any other suggestions please!!!

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Shalyn_y

Asked by Shalyn_y at 12:45 AM on May. 13, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • Hubby says your best bet is to buy something at an Auto part store that is specially formulated for that, which they do have.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:51 AM on May. 13, 2010

  • Pressure wash the driveway or there is a special cleaner for oil stains that most auto stores carry.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:13 AM on May. 13, 2010

  • you can buy some muriatic acid or citric acid to dilute and pour on the stain. You could probably get the stain up for about 5 bucks if you get these at a hardware store or ask around, someone close to you may have some muriatic acid in thier garage, it's used for alot of home related things. Read the directions carefully
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 11:52 AM on May. 13, 2010

  • i have read that you can pour dry cement over it and sweep it up, like the baking soda you described.
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 2:13 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • Kitty litter works like a charm!
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 1:22 PM on May. 14, 2010

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