Lime-away with the cloth problem


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Old 04-27-18, 08:26 AM
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Lime-away with the cloth problem

I already used limeaway with the cloth then I put the lime-away with the cloth on the kitchen counter. I went out for 4 hours and went home. I saw the cloth spilling it on my counter. How do I remove it?
 
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Looks permanent to me..... maybe lacquer thinner on a cotton swab. Doubt it will help.

Is that laminate or real wood?
 
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Can I put the cloth and use the iron to remove?
 
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You sure it didn't remove the finish or color? I'm thinking it works like an acid when sitting too long.
 
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The safety data sheet for Lime-Away says it's corrosive, so I would bet that it took the finish/color off of the counter top. I'm afraid I, too, believe it is permanent.
 
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Can I use the wood stain to cover it again?
 
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Is the counter top real wood? It almost looks like a wood-look laminate.
 
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If it's real wood it can be refinished but if it's a laminate it can't. If replacement isn't in the cards it might be a good idea to figure out a nice way to set something over it to hide it.
 
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If it's laminate, I'm not sure there is anything you can do aside from replacing the countertop. You could always tile the countertops, but for the amount of work and cost of doing so (and maintenance), you might as well just replace the countertop.
 
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figure out a nice way to set something over it to hide it.
If it is laminate you could rout out an area and set in some ceramic tiles either as decorative cover-up or for use as a hot pad if it is near the stove.
 
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Spilled lime away spray on my Laminate Wood Look Countertop Kitchen

I spilled lime away spray on my Laminate Wood Kitchen Counter top. I saw the blue spots. Can I use the electric sandpaper to remove the blue spots or somebody else before staining it again
 
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You still haven't answered our original question.

Is this laminate or is it real wood?
 
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He did. He said it's laminate.
 
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All sandpaper will do is scratch up the surface. And laminate does not accept stain.
 
 

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