Removing tyre marks from vinyl floor poser.

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Removing tyre marks from vinyl floor poser.

Postby Diarmuid » 28 Jul 2007, 8:34pm

What is the best stuff to use? Mrs D. is not at all amused. I have to bring the bike over her lovely clean floor as we live in a terrace and going round the side of the house is not an option. There are now lots of little tyre marks that I cannot budge. Any advice is very welcome.

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Postby Mick F » 28 Jul 2007, 8:36pm

My sympathy.

Try white spirit. It works with most things.

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Postby gaz » 28 Jul 2007, 9:15pm

Try Nail Varnish Remover (Mrs D might have some). Suggest a discreet area first as it may well leave the bits where the marks were cleaner than the rest of the floor.

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Postby diapason » 29 Jul 2007, 8:47am

Meths may also work.

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Postby reohn2 » 29 Jul 2007, 9:06am

Meths or W/spirit should do it but I'd be careful with nail varnish remover though.

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Postby Mick F » 29 Jul 2007, 9:11am

The other option, of course, is to shout at her and give her a good thrashing until she stops complaining about her floors. Then you drink the meths.

It always works with Mrs Mick F.
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Postby PW » 29 Jul 2007, 12:32pm

:lol: :lol:
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Postby reohn2 » 29 Jul 2007, 5:14pm

Mick F wrote:The other option, of course, is to shout at her and give her a good thrashing until she stops complaining about her floors. Then you drink the meths.

It always works with Mrs Mick F.


And the nail polish remover and the white spirit, just before you meet the Holy Spirit as she goes for the frying pan :shock:
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Postby Mrs Tortoise » 29 Jul 2007, 6:31pm

promoting violence Mick? Surely it is likely to be the other way around, for leaving marks on her nice clean floor. :wink:

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Postby Diarmuid » 1 Aug 2007, 8:48pm

Thanks for all your advice, none of which has worked unfortunately. As Mrs D. doesn't use nail polish I will have to present myself at Boots tomorrow with a suitably embarrased expression.


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Postby Si » 2 Aug 2007, 8:25am

I'M BARRY SCOTT AND I'M TELLING YOU TO USE CILLIT BANG.

CILLIT BANG AND IT'S GONE!

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Postby reohn2 » 2 Aug 2007, 10:32am

somebody say something?

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Postby Fonant » 2 Aug 2007, 11:12am

Or toothpaste? (which is quite abrasive, and is excellent for getting crayon marks off wallpaper ;) )
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Re: Removing tyre marks from vinyl floor poser.

Postby Cyril Haearn » 18 Aug 2020, 8:22pm

Carry the cycle through the house, simples
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Re: Removing tyre marks from vinyl floor poser.

Postby backnotes » 18 Aug 2020, 10:19pm

I have used this stuff:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/HG-Sticker-Rem ... B000IU3VSA

to remove similar marks. It's another solvent, like many of the above suggestions, but it has shifted stubborn marks for me.

Try a hidden area of vinyl first, just in case, and keep all the doors / windows open as it is very solvent-y.