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Removing Wax: Candle wax drippings, floor wax

Caution! Some wax removal products are petroleum base and may damage paint or color stain on wood furniture. Usually, Aldon "Insta-Clean" is all that is necessary and is not a petroleum base product.

Patch test first. Apply a small puddle on the wax and let it sit for a few seconds. Gentley rub and feel the wax break down. Wipe clean.

Question - what do you do with the rest of the bottle when only a tablespoon or less was used on the wax. Answer - clean anything else with oil/grease base. Car engine, soot, dirt on lawn furniture, etc., etc.

Wax: Removal Of Large Areas, Penetrated Into Surface, Etc.

Aldon "Premium Stripper"

will remove all the wax it can reach. It will also remove a good deal of what is beneath the surface. If penetrated wax has caused some discoloration, try flooding the area with lacquer thinner and blot out as much as possible. Wax will impede penetration of any sealer, including Aldon "S-B-S Sealer", but S-B-S is the best sealer to use in this situation.

S-B-S Sealer will also darken the surfacing a bit and tend to disguise remaining color differences. Watch for excessive sealer buildup in some spots due to the wax, and reduce the sealer buildup later with lacquer thinner.

Sometimes cleaning is a trial and error process. The cause of the problem might be different than thought, or have multiple causes and results that must be handled in steps. In rare cases, it cannot be cleaned. Proceed as though it is an experiment whose results must be evaluated.

Any Aldon cleaner has more than one purpose. It is not limited to only this cleaning project.