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Black Smoke/Soot On Gutter

Posted by VengeFulHemi (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 5, 12 at 12:43

Hello Everyone:
I have an issue that I can't seem to resolve. Over the years of gas grilling inside our covered patio, smoke from the cooking has stained the outside wall and gutter black. I have tried 50/50 bleach mix(nada), straight bleach(nada again). Granted, I have not left the solutions sit on the stain overnight, but it don't seem like it will com off. I have not scrubbed it, just sprayed on with a spayer. Any thoughts or idea's would be greatly appreciated.

Many Thanks:
Don


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RE: Black Smoke/Soot On Gutter

Krud Kutter cleans up soot fantastic! It is my "go to" cleaner. I have never tried the house wash, just the one in the red bottle.

Here is a link that might be useful: Krud Kutter products


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RE: Black Smoke/Soot On Gutter

Seriously, you need to scrub.

A cleaner meant for fireplace glass doors might cut the smokey greasy crud.


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RE: Black Smoke/Soot On Gutter

What material is the wall you are trying to clean made of? It is vinyl siding? Brick? Wood?

For the gutter, I would try spraying with something like 409, then let it sit for a minute or so, then wipe off. By the way, your local Goodwill sells bags of rags for $2 a bag. Buy a couple of those because you are going to want the durability of cloth, but you will want to throw them away after using them.


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