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Re: Re-exposure/spreading/removal of oil from furniture

Subject: Re: Re-exposure/spreading/removal of oil from furniture
Author: Chench53
Date: 7/12/2006 8:38 am
Views: 9623
Status: Approved
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I think it was on our clothes, and we sat on the sofa and kitchen chairs before we realized we'd caught it, and I seem to be MUCH more allergic to it than hubby. What to do with the sofa? How do I clean it of the Urushiol oils?

I can cover the sofa with sheets for a while, but for a whole year?? From what I read about TECNU mentioned above, that is for a person to use, not for cleaning furniture.

I was planning on recovering the kitchen chairs anyway, so that's easy. But any ideas on cleaning upholstered furniture? Professional cleaning? Do I need to ask for anything specific for cleaning Poison ivy/oak/sumac?

Thank you for any answers.

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