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How to Remove Soda & Other Sugary Stains from Concrete

How to Remove Soda & Other Sugary Stains from Concrete

We all have probably experienced it before... you need to pump some gas, you step out of your car and.... step right into a sticky puddle of soda, or coffee, or, some other sticky substance.  Then, you walk around the back of your car to get to the pump, and what do you pass on the way?  The station garbage can... it may be empty, or even clean, but the concrete below is often a sticky mess as well.

This may be the case for many convenience stores and gas stations.  Many customers shake their heads at the mess, but so do most managers who have to try and clean it up.  But with this easy way to get rid of soda stains, you won't have to bear the sight of these sugary sticky messes in your forecourt for very long ever again.

What You Need:
2 empty spray bottles, permanent marker, water, OTIS Super Concentrate Cleaner

Preparation

  • Gather materials.  Using the permanent marker, label one spray bottle "WATER" and the other "OTIS."
  • Fill the bottle marked "WATER"
  • In "OTIS" bottle, mix solution.  Add water, then add 3 scoops of OTIS. Place the sprayer cap back on and mix thoroughly.

Application

1- Using the jet stream setting on the "OTIS" spray bottle, apply OTIS liberally to the soda/coffee stained area.

2- Rinse of the stain area using the "WATER" bottle. You can rinse and let it dry, or you can absorb it with absorbent pads

3- If not fully removed, apply OTIS again, let sit, and possible scrub with a deck brush.  You can rinse and let it dry, or you can absorb it with absorbent pads.

4- repeat as necessary.

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