Liquid Dishwashing soap spilled on granite

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Darker areas show the spill. Looks like it penetrated. It's been sealed once three years ago.

Flooded area with water, removed. Did not suds up at all. Feels soapy, filmy on top though.

Thinking of using hand tool, 400 psi to rinse. Any other ideas?
 

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Some dish soaps have color dyes which is why spotting advice from manufacturers recommends "clear" dish soap. Once the surface has been thoroughly rinsed. Take some baking soda and pour over it, enough to cover 1-2" beyond edges and leave fairly thick. Add plain water to make a thick paste (that won't run). Cover with plastic and seal edges with painters tape. Leave for 48-72 hours till dry. This should remove it by wicking into powder. Works well for us!
 

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Some dish soaps have color dyes which is why spotting advice from manufacturers recommends "clear" dish soap. Once the surface has been thoroughly rinsed. Take some baking soda and pour over it, enough to cover 1-2" beyond edges and leave fairly thick. Add plain water to make a thick paste (that won't run). Cover with plastic and seal edges with painters tape. Leave for 48-72 hours till dry. This should remove it by wicking into powder. Works well for us!
So like a poultice idea.. interesting. Sounds like good info
 

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Home made poultice indeed! Works the same as the bottles stuff but baking soda is $.69/box. Take the expired ones from the fridge and keep on the truck! Works great on wicking carpet spots too if ever needed but a pain to vacuum.
 

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I would not call it a stain....just yet.

I guess there is nothing in there to do anything but lay on top and cause sudsing.

Ok, ok mystery spot.

Why do you say dish soap? There's lots of household cleaners that will damage granite/marble.
 

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Ok, ok mystery spot.

Why do you say dish soap? There's lots of household cleaners that will damage granite/marble.
Well it dried and appears to be nothing there. It's liquid Palmolive. That green liquid dish soap. I avoid the lemon stuff as it is harmful to granite.
 
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