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
By donsgirl2nbnet.nb.ca (Guest Post)01/21/2008
We have white birch and nothing was put on them when they were made and the oil from hands and cooking has made a real mess of my cabinets. Would like to know of something to take it off, and put something on to stop this, as i paid a lot to have them made and they look so bad.
By Trisha M MacIntyre06/16/2007
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...
By Octopus (Guest Post)08/20/2006
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!
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!
By Sarah Massey12/01/2005
i have used clorox clean up on walls and cabinets to remove nicotine stains.
By Jennifer Nelson12/01/2005
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!
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