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    Default Re: oil spill stain on concrete.

    The longer an oil stail is allowed to sit the harder it is to remove...TSP (Trisodium Phosphate) works very well...
    Slash Pine
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    Default Re: oil spill stain on concrete.

    Quote Originally Posted by stuckmotor View Post
    What brand of drain opener contains lye these days? I tried to find some and discovered the lye had been replaced with something else. I looked that ingredient up. As best I could determine, it was a kind of bleach.
    Many brands are still being made. "household' is one of them. 100% pure lye crystal drain opener.

    You can also get the blue tinted lye that the meth druggies don't like to use.. also powdered.

    I buy lye from the hardware store.. most sell it in 1# bottles. Ace and tre value carry it I know.

    I make soap, and lye is the alkali i use. 1 pound makes about 4 batches of soap for me. laundry Bleach is a strong alkali as well as straight pool chlorine

    sent from my NOKIA LUMIA

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    Default Re: oil spill stain on concrete.

    Thankyou very much. You've given me enough leads that should be able to find some.

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