Cleaning Rubber Marks off a Vinyl Floor

How can I remove black rubber shoe scuff marks from my kitchen vinyl floor? It's brand new linoleum and I don't want to ruin the finish. Thanks!

Sher from Indiana

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September 29, 20060 found this helpful

I always use toothpaste, just rub it on wait a few seconds and wipe it off.

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September 29, 20060 found this helpful

The same way you get scuffs off nice shoes - nail polish remover.

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September 29, 20060 found this helpful

A friend of mine told me she had watched a maintenance man at an airport walking around with a tennis ball attached to a handle erasing scuff marks from the floor!

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September 29, 20060 found this helpful

I like Mr. Clean Erasers. They are WONDERFUL!

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September 30, 20060 found this helpful

We bought a doublewide mobile home years ago and when they put it together tar got on the bedroom carpet. When they came to replace the carpet the man asked if he could try something before removing the carpet. He sprayed with WD-40 and got all signs of the tar up. (We told them not to remove the carpet, LOL) We have used WD-40 on paint, tar, marks on the floor, all types of things since. I have MY OWN can so I don't have to share with hubby!! Good luck

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September 30, 20060 found this helpful

Depending on the color of your floor, just a plain old pencil eraser, red or white, will usually do the trick.

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September 30, 20060 found this helpful

I always used an SOS pad and LIGHTLY went over

the mark--it came right up!

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June 5, 20070 found this helpful

After trying the rubber eraser and a white rubber shoe (neither of which worked), the nail polish remover worked like a charm!

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November 2, 20080 found this helpful

The baking soda was perfect. No damage to the floor!

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January 26, 20091 found this helpful

Nail polish remover worked like a charm. We tried baking soda and hand sanitizer as mentioned above but the acetone-based remover we tried worked immediately. Thanks!

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