When you have hardwood floors, the prospect of stains and damage is a continuing concern. Even when you strive to minimize damaging situations, they will invariably occur from time to time--especially if you have children. When spills like suntan lotion occur on your hardwood floors, wipe them up as quickly as possible. Then clean the remaining greasy residue with a strong degreasing product.
Things You'll Need
- Clean cloths
- Spray degreaser cleaner (commercial-strength)
Wipe up the spill immediately with a dry cloth to remove as much of the suntan lotion as possible.
Saturate another clean cloth with water and wipe the area again to continue cleaning and removing the suntan lotion from the floor.
Spray the stained area with a degreaser cleaner. Allow the degreaser to sit on the stain for five minutes. Lightly scrub at the suntan lotion stain with a clean cloth to remove the residual grease. Rinse the area with water.
Repeat step three if any of the suntan lotion remains.
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