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 mary wallace
Here are the recent answer to this question.
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!
By Kelly 12/02/2005
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 Nelson 12/01/2005
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!
Add your voice to the conversation. Click here to answer this question.