cleaning tar off of vinyl floor

marian-mApril 10, 2007

Can anyone give me a solution for cleaning tar off a vinyl floor? The road in front of our home is "tar and chipped" and the residue is getting tracked into the house on shoes. My vinyl floor in our mudroom has specks of tar that just won't scrub up. I don't know of a product that will clean the tar without damaging the floor. Any suggestions??? Thanks in advance.

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Did you try using a Mr. Clean Magic Sponge?


    Bookmark   April 10, 2007 at 5:38PM
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Goof off or WD 40

    Bookmark   April 16, 2007 at 9:50PM
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The WD-40 works like a charm! Thank you!

    Bookmark   April 18, 2007 at 9:59AM
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I was going to suggest WD 40 or skin so soft by avon... that is what I use to get tar from our white car.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2007 at 10:25PM
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Lighter fluid will remove it right away.

Never recommended the Mr Clean magic scrub which is nothing more than a fine abrasive sandpaper and likely to dull anything used on unless porceline or glass.

    Bookmark   May 2, 2007 at 3:43PM
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Don't use Mr Clean magic eraser on vinyl floor.
I did and it totally makes a dull mark on the finish.

Use WD 40 - it wipes off so easy.

    Bookmark   May 5, 2007 at 9:07PM
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