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islandgirl
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Posted: October 20, 2008 8:49 PM

Please help!  I spilled a lot of red candle wax on blue vinyl tiles.  I scraped most of it off, but I can't get it all.  Any ideas?
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Posted: October 21, 2008 5:44 PM

RE: red candle wax on vinyl tiles
Unfortunately, the vinyl usually dyes the surface, and in this case it's impossible to remove from my experience.  You may try heating it up with steam from an iron and using a papertowel to absorb as much as you can, but no cleaner will remove the stain.  I've tried a lot of products including bleach in the past and done a lot of research oniline to no avail.  The positive side is that you have tiles which are easy to remove and replace. 
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Posted: October 21, 2008 5:45 PM

RE: red candle wax on vinyl tiles
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Unfortunately, the vinyl usually dyes the surface, and in this case it's impossible to remove from my experience.  You may try heating it up with steam from an iron and using a papertowel to absorb as much as you can, but no cleaner will remove the stain.  I've tried a lot of products including bleach in the past and done a lot of research oniline to no avail.  The positive side is that you have tiles which are easy to remove and replace. 

 I meant to say the wax usually dyes the surface
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