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Old February 27th 05, 12:54 AM
ADC
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Default Help getting fingernail polish off tile grout

My wife spilled a bottle of red nail polish on the bathroom floor. There is
a small section of grout that is blood red now. How can I get the polish
off without changingthe tile grout color, which is brown? TIA!


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Old February 27th 05, 01:03 AM
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"ADC" wrote in message
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My wife spilled a bottle of red nail polish on the bathroom floor. There

is
a small section of grout that is blood red now. How can I get the polish
off without changingthe tile grout color, which is brown? TIA!


you probaby can't.


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Old February 27th 05, 02:11 AM
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"ADC" wrote in message
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My wife spilled a bottle of red nail polish on the bathroom floor. There
is a small section of grout that is blood red now. How can I get the
polish off without changingthe tile grout color, which is brown? TIA!

Get any kind of tool that will fit between the tiles and scrap it out. You
will remove grout in the process.


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Old February 27th 05, 02:35 PM
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"ADC" wrote in message
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My wife spilled a bottle of red nail polish on the bathroom floor. There

is
a small section of grout that is blood red now. How can I get the polish
off without changingthe tile grout color, which is brown? TIA!


straight razor blade

take your time and dig out the polish.


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Old February 27th 05, 03:56 PM
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ADC Wrote:
My wife spilled a bottle of red nail polish on the bathroom floor. There
is
a small section of grout that is blood red now. How can I get the
polish
off without changingthe tile grout color, which is brown? TIA!


Fingernail polish remover or straight acetone (the main ingredient in
polish remover) should work.


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Old February 27th 05, 05:26 PM
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On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 09:56:16 -0600, manhattan42
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ADC Wrote:
My wife spilled a bottle of red nail polish on the bathroom floor. There
is
a small section of grout that is blood red now. How can I get the
polish
off without changingthe tile grout color, which is brown? TIA!


Fingernail polish remover or straight acetone (the main ingredient in
polish remover) should work.



I think this would work if the grout was already sealed, if not the
color would just bleed further in.

I guess worse thing is to take a grout saw and cut into the grout till
the nail polish is gone, and regrout ifyou had to go deep.

just a guess,

tom @ www.ChopURL.com



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Old February 27th 05, 08:42 PM
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manhattan42 wrote:
ADC Wrote:

My wife spilled a bottle of red nail polish on the bathroom floor. There
is
a small section of grout that is blood red now. How can I get the
polish
off without changingthe tile grout color, which is brown? TIA!



Fingernail polish remover or straight acetone (the main ingredient in
polish remover) should work.


Acetone followed by use of a grout saw. HD sells saws for about $5 in
the tile aisle.
 




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