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In a plastic tub, there's no good way to remove varnish, either urethane type or the older spar varnish. The solvents in the varnish will have effectively welded the plastic of the varnish to the plastic of the tub. The best you can do is document the situation and approach the building crew who did this to pay for replacement of the tub (not do it ...


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I had this problem. I was cleaning my cooker and splashed my oak worktop with bicarbonate of soda water. When I looked about an hour later there were dark splash stains in several places that couldn’t be washed off. My clever husband said, bicarbonate is alkaline, so you need to treat it with acid. He squeezed fresh lemon juice onto the stains and left them ...


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Logically, solving this problem involves identifying the cause. Identifying what is — and what is not — in common is the first step. Repeated loads of laundry done with as few differences as possible will help you isolate a probable cause — which you can remove. The "problem" is that you'll get the occasional "evidence" of an ongoing ...


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I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest that perhaps the stains are due to bleach. Your shirt may be dyed with a combination of colours, and a small amount of bleach may affect the red dye more than the blue, which would explain why the stains look like they were made with something blue. Bleach is a powerful and highly corrosive chemical, even in ...


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