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ICAN/ATEX: How can I remove pencil lead from finished floors?

Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.

Monday’s Question:ICANATEX Logo

How do I clean pencil lead off finished vinyl tiles without hands-and-knees scrubbing?

I’m looking for a product that won’t strip finish.

Monday’s Answer:

pencilsI suggest you try a mildly abrasive (white) pad on a doodle-bug.

Graphite should not be that difficult to remove … Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor.

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Posted On January 7, 2013

Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX Editor

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