Stone and Tile PROS | Natural Stone, Tile, Concrete
FOR PROS ONLY : BACKSTAGE
Your Stone and Tile Information & Resource Super Site
Home » Categories » Care and Maintenance » Stain and Etch Removal

How to Remove Red Candle Wax from Granite

Q. My granite has a red candle wax stain. What is the best way to remove the stain?

A. Dyes can be extremely difficult to remove, especially the red and orange colors. The dye in the wax will need a solvent to remove the stain. Clean the area with a solution of ammonia and water. This will help neutralize the dye. Create a poultice using stone poultice powder and methylene chloride. Visit our Stain Removal Application and watch the video for further instructions on applying the poultice.

Frederick M. Hueston
Attachments Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Related Q&A's RSS Feed
White Marble turning Yellow
Viewed 2018 times since Wed, Jan 6, 2010
How to Remove Discoloration Caused by Hair Oil
Viewed 169 times since Mon, Nov 13, 2017
How to Remove Fruit Stain on Granite
Viewed 1534 times since Wed, Sep 2, 2015
How To Remove Vinegar Stains On Natural Stone
Viewed 5217 times since Wed, Nov 18, 2015
How to Clean Motor Oil from Driveway Pavers
Viewed 1625 times since Wed, Nov 18, 2015
How do I remove a plumbers putty stain from my marble countertop?
Viewed 5528 times since Fri, Jan 29, 2010
How do I remove the toothpaste stain from my marble vanity?
Viewed 6503 times since Wed, Jan 20, 2010
stone bathroom tile
Viewed 1844 times since Mon, Sep 28, 2009