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Offline melliphile

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How to clean styrofoam?
« on: January 27, 2010, 07:59:44 PM »
I have a styrofoam hive top feeder that got mildewey.  Any suggestions on cleaning styrofoam? 
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Re: How to clean styrofoam?
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2010, 09:52:11 PM »
Scalding hot water and a soft wash rag will take it off fine.  A little vinegar in the water might help a bit.
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Re: How to clean styrofoam?
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2010, 10:04:15 PM »
Great!  Those three things I have in abundance.  I'll give it a whirl.  Thanx!
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Re: How to clean styrofoam?
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2010, 10:45:49 PM »
Another option is to wash with the hot soapy water and then spritz it with a mixture of 1 part peroxide and 2 parts water from a spray bottle and wipe out after it quits foaming to kill anything that the soapy water didn't.

 

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