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Gamebuwa 01.01.2015 13:50

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.

Thank you all in advance :)

Village Idiot 01.01.2015 13:56

Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete
 
Put newspaper down on the floor before you spray your shoes.

You're welcome in advance.

Gamebuwa 01.01.2015 14:00

Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Village Idiot (Post 2309750)
Put newspaper down on the floor before you spray your shoes.

You're welcome in advance.

Thanks, Will never forget that in future :D

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

Funny enough google got nothing on this

Oxbow 01.01.2015 14:04

Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete
 
A hot jet steamer?

Gamebuwa 01.01.2015 14:11

Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Oxbow (Post 2309755)
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 :D

lucy_who 01.01.2015 14:37

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.

Gamebuwa 01.01.2015 14:49

Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by lucy_who (Post 2309779)
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 :)

lucy_who 01.01.2015 14:54

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…

Gamebuwa 01.01.2015 15:10

Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by lucy_who (Post 2309795)
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.

Thanks all.

John_H 01.01.2015 15:14

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..


You're welcome :)

Oxbow 01.01.2015 15:34

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.

TiMow 01.01.2015 16:04

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.

Gamebuwa 01.01.2015 21:51

Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by TiMow (Post 2309858)
Otherwise sacrifice a goat over the spot and the blood will hide the polish stain.

I needed a long lasting solution :D

rob1 02.01.2015 10:26

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

Gamebuwa 02.01.2015 11:43

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

Castro 02.01.2015 12:20

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

Gamebuwa 03.01.2015 23:32

Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Castro (Post 2310205)
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 :)

rob1 04.01.2015 02:34

Re: How to clean shoe spray off concrete
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Gamebuwa (Post 2310188)
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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