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I don'think my question fits any of your listed tabs, but do

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I don'think my question fits any of your listed tabs, but do you have anyone who could give me ideas for cleaning nicotine stains from an antique cabinet top? Thanks!
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Phil replied 10 months ago.

Hello, paint thinner will work well for that, just dampen a paper towel slightly with it, try it one tiny spot first to be sure the paint thinner is not dissolving a tung oil finish that may be on the piece,

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I am so sorry, I just realized I left out the fact that it is a marble top. I didn't proofread before I hit send.
Expert:  Phil replied 10 months ago.

Paint thinner (mineral spirits) should work real well on marble but do not soak it, just dampen a soft cotton cloth with the paint thinner, in a well ventilated room try one spot first, then a larger one... you should find that it works very well,

Expert:  Susan Latta replied 10 months ago.

Hi, my name is ***** ***** I may be able to assist with this question.

Have you tried just using 409? This has always worked fabulously for me. It's safe for marble and wood.

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