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How to Remove Oil Stains from Your Driveway or Garage

How to Remove Oil Stains from Your Driveway or Garage

If your car leaks fluids or you spill some while filling up your vehicle, lawn mower or snow blower, your driveway might end up with a stain or two. Fluids such as oil, transmission fluid and gasoline can leave a stain on paved driveways and garage floors. Because these liquids are all different, cleaning techniques vary slightly from fluid to fluid and surface to surface. Whether the stain is new or old, there are some basic steps to help remove marks left by leaked fluids from a paved driveway or an uncoated concrete garage floor. How to Remove Oil Stains from Your Drivewa Oil can leave a dark stain on your pavement. Here are some steps to help remove those stubborn oil stains from your driveway, according to Good Housekeeping.   Determine whether the fluid is wet or dry. If the spill is new, start by covering the stain with cat litter, cornstarch, baking soda or cornmeal, which may help absorb the extra moisture. Once the pavement is dry, or if the stain was alre ... read more

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