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Gary Sutherland 03-08-2011 09:51 PM

Driveway stains
 
My concrete driveway has a fairly large (5') oil stain, several years old.

I have been reading claims on the net for various ways to clean it, and tried several, including big box store's "Driveway Cleaner". So far, no luck.:(

Anyone have success doing this? Would one of the 'commerial' cleaners, like this one:

http://www.paintremover.com/not-sure...FRpVgwodjju__w

actually work? At $30 gal it's worth it if it works, but another pricey experiment if it doesn't.

Or is it just not possible to remove old stains?

Thanks...

Gary

Ron6519 03-09-2011 09:10 PM

Power washer and a cleaner.
Ron

SoCalLivin 03-13-2011 11:46 PM

Im with Ron. Anything but a power washer is a waste of time. Rent or buy a gas powered. What ever you do dont buy one of those electric ones. Those things are glorified garden hoses. Do the whole drive way, it'll look brand new. Use the 15 or 25 degree fan pattern. Then switch to the 40 and do the house. Dont use the 0 degree it will literally groove the concrete. Good Luck


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