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What to clean teak oil from fiberlgass?

The PO used teak oil on all exterior teak, but was not cautious how he applied it. Unfortunately, the oil dripped (more like pored) into the non-skid around each of the handrails on the cabin top.


What could I use to clean a few years worth of teak oil build-up? I was afraid to try anything too strong and risk damage to the gel coat.

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Is it oil or is it varnish. Oil should clean up with any petroleum based spirit.

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Go to Home Depot and get some Goof Off. It contains tolulene. I used it on my boat to clean teak oil residue and it worked fine. Smells foul, though. Don't leave it on too long. I sprayed on and scrubbed off with a green scrubby.
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sounds like a plan. Thanks guys

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