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Oil Spill Clean Up

By: Joe Truini

No matter how well your automobiles are maintained, an occasional oil drip is inevitable. Unfortunately, the stain usually remains long after the leak has been repaired. To solve this problem use ordinary cat litter over the spill area and grind it into the oil with a brick or block by rubbing in a circular motion. As you crush the cat litter pellets you create more surfaces to absorb the oil and the circular movement ensures that dry litter is constantly coming in contact with the oil. After the litter sits for a while sweep it up along with the stain.


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  • Chris v Zyl Says:
    April 27th, 2016 at 7:23 am

    We have newly paved driveway (large) and we got some oil spills on it. Some large patches some a line of dribbling. It has penetrated the bricks..

    Any solution?

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Oil Spill Clean Up