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judewa1

07:12AM | 08/09/04
Member Since: 08/08/04
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I am moving into a home with oak flooring. After removing the soiled carpeting, I found large areas of residue from the carpet pads. They are generally in the middle of each room and appear to have two layers of adhesive. The top layer looks a bit like brown paper (though it is not) and and the bottom layer turns milky when I either apply Clorox Clean-up or Oops. These both take up the residue, but require a great deal of time and effort.

Is there a product or technique that would do a good job and take less time? Could I just go ahead and sand the floor without taking off the adhesive residue?

Second question - after sanding what is the best way to feed the wood (it's very dry) and then protect the finish?

jmw

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09:03AM | 08/14/04
Member Since: 07/11/00
80 lifetime posts
You can easily do this job using the PEEL AWAY 5 paint removal product. It will do it in one application and will keep the natural color of the wood. Visit the web site at www.peelaway.com for more info


judewa1

02:40PM | 08/14/04
Member Since: 08/08/04
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Thank you! It worked like a dream; much better than the nightmare I thought I was walking into.

jmw
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