Removing oil from tennesse flagstone

by Jay
(atlanta, ga, USA)

Before I was able to seal the flagstone oil leaked onto it. What should I use to remove this oil before i seal it??

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by: Don

What type of oil did you spill on the stone. If you are talking about motor oil , you can use a degreaser then use an ammonia based cleaner, but you will probably still have a small stain, once oil settles on sandstone it will absorb about a 1/4 inch, or you can grind the spot out depending on the size, but will have a small rut..

good question
by: David

Dear Jay,

I'm not sure. My mother-in-law spilled a bunch of grease on our stone work a few years ago before I had any sealer and the stain is still there. It has faded away nicely, so you barely notice it.
You should call Prosoco at 1-800-255-4255 and see if they have a solution for you.

Great luck!


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