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Old 02-28-2011, 06:53 PM   #1
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I have a very nicely done concrete driveway with a large motor oil stain right in the middle of it. The cause of the stian is long gone but the stain remains. What is the best way to handle this eyesore??

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Ayuh,... Hot water, a bristle brush, 'n whatever soap ya wanta use will no doubt Lighten it....

Time will eventually make it "Go away"... Maybe....

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We use to use kitty litter in the Army. We would rub it in with a brick then sweep it good. Seemed to work pretty well.
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Hello,

I have a very nicely done concrete driveway with a large motor oil stain right in the middle of it. The cause of the stian is long gone but the stain remains. What is the best way to handle this eyesore??
How old is this stain? If the cause is long gone, the stain is dried and set pretty well.
They sell concrete cleaners. Due to it's age, I'd use a good concrete cleaner in a power washer. Buy enough to do the whole driveway.
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Jim F gave you the correct answer...clay kitty litter and a flat stone or brick and about 1/2 hour's worth of labor. I usually just use the kitty litter and scuff around with the soles of my boots for a while, but my stains are usually pretty fresh.
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