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Subject: Stains on wood floors

Stains on wood floors

From: Mark Vine <100436.3447>
Date: Friday, January 26, 1996
Anne M. Markham <EDIS_Curatorial [at] nps__gov> writes

>Does anyone know of an approved method to clean salt stains off
>historic wood floors?  The floors are pine and the building was
>built in 1887. We've survived the recent snows and melt downs, and
>now we have salt being tracked on the floors.
>Perhaps it's not really salt on the floor.  Our maintenance guys
>used calcium chloride, but then ran out of it and switched to salt.
>Regardless, the stains are white.

Anne Markham might find Vulpex Spirit Soap an antidote to her
staining problems.I am certainly aware of its use in the cleansing
of rooms and hallways of historical buildings where constant streams
of public have caused mayhem to the overall cleanliness of the

For further information on Vulpex including MSDS data please make
contact with my office, +44 1865 747755 or with Kathy Hollinger at
our American office, +1 703 321 7730.

Mark G. Vine
Conservation Resources

                  Conservation DistList Instance 9:57
                Distributed: Wednesday, January 31, 1996
                        Message Id: cdl-9-57-012
Received on Friday, 26 January, 1996

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