Postby vw754 » Wed Apr 02, 2008 8:04 pm

Some idiot has put a cigarette on the edge of the bath and as its a plastic bath its got a nasty yellow stain about 2 inch long,ive tried usual cleaners like mr muscle/fairy but they dont get rid of the mark, any idea's??
Oh and the bath is WHITE.
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Postby seige » Sat May 10, 2008 10:20 pm

You're kind of done for if it's a plastic bath. The stain you're talking of is halfway between a burn and a stain... the heat from the cig has probably 'burned' the pigments in the bath, ergo you've got embedded colour.

If you're brave, you could try sanding out the acrylic in the problem area and then 'filling' it with a repair kit...

See the DIY Doctor project on bath repairs and resurfacing

Because the stain is internal (i.e. not on the surface) you can try all the chemicals under the sun and they'll just run off the gloss surface I'm afraid.
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