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Old 03-31-2010, 10:28 AM   #1
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Removing tar from PVC stink pipes & metal vents?

All the vent flashing and stink pipe boots have been visited by the "tar monster" ... can i get this stuff off enough to install new rubber boots, or do I need to cut the pipe and join a new section in?


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We usually scrape it off.
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good tip too wd-40 gets tar off your hands and body really well
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