Sticky doors


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Old 08-11-06, 12:11 AM
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Question Sticky doors

We've got pine doors which are varnished. The edges of each of the doors are really sticky. I've tried just using an ordinary household cream cleaner to remove the stickiness but it hasnt' worked. Any suggestions?

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Do you know why they're sticky?
 
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Old 08-12-06, 06:44 AM
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Doors

They're sticky just through general use, people opening doors with mucky hands etc.
 
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Old 08-12-06, 09:35 AM
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I'd just use a little dishsoap in a bucket of water and wipe them down with a rag wetted in the mixture.
 
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Old 08-12-06, 05:48 PM
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do or did you ever use murphys oil soap to clean then with??
 
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Old 08-12-06, 07:12 PM
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I use that on our engeeneered hardwood floors.
Makes them shine and cleans the grime!
 
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Welcome the DIY forums Junebug

You may want to read this thread about your floors

http://forum.doityourself.com/showthread.php?t=262203
 
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Old 08-13-06, 03:21 PM
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Thanks! I am getting ready to try it out now!!

No more Murphy's Oil Soap for my floors!

Vinegar and water it is!
 
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Old 08-14-06, 11:34 PM
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Finishes on cabinetry and doors will become dull, soft, and sticky overtime due to oils and soils from hands. Frequent cleaning will mild soap and water tend to prevent this. Once finish is damaged and sticky, cleaning, sanding, and refinishing is recommended.
 
 

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