Removing Oil, Paint and Other Concrete Stains

Remove oil and grease stains from concrete using TSP and other cleaners.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Dust mask
  • Dustpan
  • Knee pads
  • Safety glasses

You'll also need, rubber gloves, a nylon scrub brush, measuring cup, plastic pails, respirator, rubber boots, long-handled scrub brush, garden hose with spray nozzle, ventilating fan and a wide blade scraper.

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Absorbent material (see “Buying Absorbent Materials&rdquo
  • paint stripper
  • abrasive cleanser
  • muriatic acid