How to Remove Lacquer and Varnish Stains

Stone Surfaces

Follow these steps to remove lacquer and varnish stains from Alabaster, Marble:

  • Wipe up the excess immediately.
  • ­Wipe the area with a cloth dampened with acetone.
  • Rinse with a damp cloth and wipe dry.
  • If any stain remains, make a poultice of water, 3% hydrogen peroxide, and a mild powder detergent.
  • Apply the poultice to the stain and cover with a damp cloth to retard evaporation.
  • When the stain has been bleached out, rinse thoroughly with water and wipe dry.