01:01PM | 04/03/05
Member Since: 04/02/05
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Five days ago my furnace oil tank released furnace oil over my concrete basement floor (about an 8 by 8 square foot area). It still smells extremely bad throughout the whole house. What can I use to clean up the oil that’s been soaked up by the concrete? Can I seal the concrete with something to trap 100% of the odors inside? What else can I do? Thanks, Ernest


07:40PM | 04/26/05
Member Since: 03/09/04
32 lifetime posts
Hi ErnestK,

Call this number 1 800 255 4255 and ask for Technical Support. The company is Prosoco(

George Nicula

Brickways, LLC


03:22PM | 05/01/05
Member Since: 04/30/05
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One thing that works well with oil stains on concrete is Tide Laundry detergent. I have used it on my garage floor and it cuts right through oil stains. just pour it straight on the oil stain, and broom it in with some hot water.


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