How to Remove Isopropal Alcohol Stains on Tile

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You can remove isopropal alcohol stains from your tile.
You can remove isopropal alcohol stains from your tile. (Image: tile image by TNK from Fotolia.com)

Stains can ruin your tile floors if you do not act fast, which is especially important for alcohol-based stains since they can dry rather quickly. Try to remove the stain promptly because repairing or even purchasing new flooring is extremely expensive and time consuming. If you take a few spare minutes to apply some simple techniques, you can soon have the clean and stain-free floors that you desire.

Things You'll Need

  • 4 cups warm water
  • 1/4 cup liquid dish soap
  • 2 tbsp. baking soda
  • Plastic scrub brush
  • 2 towels
  • 1 dish cloth
  • Basin
  • Sponge
  • 1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide

Wipe up as much of the alcohol as possible with a towel.

Combine 4 cups warm water, 1/4 cup liquid dish soap and 2 tbsp. baking soda in a basin.

Wet a dish cloth with the cleaning solution, and wipe over the alcohol stains.

Scrub any stubborn stains with a plastic scrubber.

Dry the area with a clean towel.

Pour 1/4 cup hydrogen peroxide over a sponge, and dab at the stains.

Rinse with warm water, and dry with a towel.

References

  • "House Cleaning Made Easy"; Margaret Dunne; 1992
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