Cigarette Smoke Stains on Cabinets

I have semi gloss, white painted, birch kitchen cabinets that have started to yellow from cigarette smoke. I am wondering how to clean it without creating a dull effect.

Mary Wallace from Mendenhall, MS

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Mr. Clean sponges will take off the stains (from painted surfaces) .. and I imagine something like Turtle wax would restore the shine.

The sponges are for all surface dirt on woodwork, they are great!

Jennifer

Alexandria, VA

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I have used Clorox Clean Up on walls and cabinets to remove nicotine stains.

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I have used Scrubbing Bubbles on white cabinets at my mother's house. You can actually see the bubbles lifting the stains off. It's really great!

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Hard to rid your items of this nasty yellow staining.

Use Bleach and hot water with a sponge and scrub like there is no tomorrow!

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Wash cabinets with OXYCLEAN, it will not only take the yellowing stains off but will also reduce the odor...let me know how you make out...

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