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Monday's Ask the Experts: Cleaning procedures

September 27, 2010
Monday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: We have a mobile home with a lot of cigarette smoke. What is the best way to remove the nicotine from the walls?
The answer:
Some testing is on order to determine what will work best in your situation. Start by trying a solution of warm water and liquid dishwashing detergent. Use a sponge or cloth to clean the walls. Start at the bottom to avoid runs on uncleaned areas and wipe with the grain until the film is gone. Buff dry with a clean cloth to remove all loosened ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
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