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How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Does anyone know how to clean shoe spray off concrete floor? The spray I used is for waterproofing winter shoes. There is a patch on the floor now.

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Old 01.01.2015, 13:56
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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Put newspaper down on the floor before you spray your shoes.

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Put newspaper down on the floor before you spray your shoes.

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Thanks, Will never forget that in future

Now I am stuck with the neighbor complaining me about it... great start to 1st Jan 2015

Funny enough google got nothing on this
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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

A hot jet steamer?
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A hot jet steamer?
Dont have one. Have you tried it and it worked? If so I will try and buy one just to keep the neighbor off my back
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Old 01.01.2015, 14:37
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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Your best bet is probably to gently sand the stained patch, tbh.

There are commercial products for stripping concrete sealant off driveways which would probably also work, but they come in driveway-sized bottles.
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Your best bet is probably to gently sand the stained patch, tbh.

There are commercial products for stripping concrete sealant off driveways which would probably also work, but they come in driveway-sized bottles.
Will try and let you know how it goes. Thanks
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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Out of interest (because I am that sad), I just did a bit of googling on the subject. There's a possibility that a strong solution of washing-up liquid in hot water and a stiff bristle brush might shift it. I'd try that first, since it won't hurt the concrete anyway. You might also give laundry powder solution a try - that's my go-to cleaner for grill pans…
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Out of interest (because I am that sad), I just did a bit of googling on the subject. There's a possibility that a strong solution of washing-up liquid in hot water and a stiff bristle brush might shift it. I'd try that first, since it won't hurt the concrete anyway. You might also give laundry powder solution a try - that's my go-to cleaner for grill pans…
Thanks, I poured a whole bottle of nail polish remover and it seems to have taken care of the patch. Happy days.

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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Spray the rest of the concrete with the same spray. Now it all looks the same, just like you cleaned it. Concrete is now waterproof too, bonus..


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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Not tried a steam cleaner on this particular problem, but having used one on many other things it often removes dirt and stains that are otherwise difficult to remove.
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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Aldi have hand steam cleaners for 20 or less (can't remember).

Otherwise sacrifice a goat over the spot and the blood will hide the polish stain.
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Otherwise sacrifice a goat over the spot and the blood will hide the polish stain.
I needed a long lasting solution
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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Where were you doing the shoes for the neighbour to complain?
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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Outside my flat door.
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Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete

Track down the elusive artist known as Banksy and convince him to spray paint an anti-capitalist mural on your concrete floor. Once he's done, take a picture and put it on EBay with the condition that the buyer repairs any damage related to extricating the work of art.

......would be my simplest guess
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Track down the elusive artist known as Banksy and convince him to spray paint an anti-capitalist mural on your concrete floor. Once he's done, take a picture and put it on EBay with the condition that the buyer repairs any damage related to extricating the work of art.

......would be my simplest guess
Excellent Idea.. but if Banksy gets caught my neighbor will rip him apart... no more Banksy then
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Outside my flat door.
So in the common area? Why did you not do it in your own apartment?

I would also be pissed off if I was your neighbour.
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