Kitchen Cabinet Help

Old 11-08-06, 07:13 PM
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Kitchen Cabinet Help

Our kitchen cabinets are a light oak color with a clear varnish. The problem that I am running into, the cabinets about the stove are now also covered in grease due to lack of cleaning by the previous owners.

Any suggestions on removing the grease? I have tried TSP with a variety of pads. It removes the dirt, but not the grease/oil.
Old 11-08-06, 09:26 PM
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Would try a quailty citris based cleaner...apply let sit 5-10 mins then wipe clean with a wet rag with hot water. Repeat as needed.
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If it is grease, it needs an organic solvent to dissolve it. I'd try rubbing alcohol, as it should not harm the finish on the cabinets.
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The last house we lived in had nice oak cabinets. I cleaned the grease off with Fantastic or 409 Citrus Cleaner--I sprayed it on, let it sit a minute or two, and wiped it off. It worked great, and the cabinets looked nice and shiny afterwards.

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