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How to Remove Nicotine, Cigar, Pipe Smoke, and Cigarette Stains

Stone Surfaces

Follow these steps to remove tobacco stains from Alabaster or Marble:

  • Wipe the surface with a cloth dipped in a solution of washing soda and water.
  • Rinse well and wipe dry. If a stain persists, mix a few drops ammonia with 1 cup of 3% hydrogen peroxide.
  • Soak a white blotter in the solution and place over the stain. Weigh it down with a piece of glass or other heavy object.
  • Continue applying the solution until the stain has been bleached out.