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Soot Removal Question Again
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walt    Posted 06-29-2004 at 07:36:08       [Reply]  [No Email]
As some of you know, had a small shop fire. Need to remove soot from hand tools, etc. Tried soap and water, no luck. Still leaves a film. Any suggestions?


Maggie/TX    Posted 06-29-2004 at 17:11:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
walt, I searched on google for "soot removal" and there are a lot of links out there for specific brand name cleaners. Everything I saw said that you need to get all the soot you can off whatever you're tryin to clean first like with a vaccuum cleaner, held not touching the object. They say that soot has a greasy base to it and that you then must attack that. There are products just for soot removal supposed to be a any place that carries janitoral supplies.

If you want to try home cleaners, I believe I would try Greased Lightning first, full strength. One site said something about a solution containing borax, I believe.

None of the sites said anything about getting soot off of tools, they mostly talked about getting it out of carpet and off walls. Good luck!


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