How to remove Nail polish from Cement?

laa_laa(Sunset /8 or 9)August 20, 2004

One of our daughters just moved some of her things back for us to store them. In the process a bottle of nail polish dropped on the driveway and broke.

My husband hasn't seen it yet and I would like to find something to get rid of it before he does.

I'm considering buying a large bottle of nail polish remover, but do not really want to wash any residue into the gutter.

Any suggestions would be welcome. Lina.

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Rosa(4ish CO Rockie)

Nail polish remover or acetone from the hardware store, a wire brush and rags will work. Apply, scrub, blot, and then repeat as many times as necessary. Work in small circles ina small area and work quickly. You don't want to spread it around more than necessary by pouring the acetone all over the place and spreading the now liquid nail polish further on the cement. This should get rid of much of it.
The little acetone that's left should not be a huge concern if you flush with a bunch of water.

    Bookmark   August 20, 2004 at 11:05AM
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laa_laa(Sunset /8 or 9)

Thanks, Rosa...
It sounds workable. Now I have to find a time to do it when my husband doesn't catch on. L.

    Bookmark   August 22, 2004 at 12:22AM
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potty(7long island)

pressure washer would work too

    Bookmark   February 11, 2005 at 11:18AM
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