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White walls yellowing Answered

right so i cleaned off my white walls last night with some lava soap and purple power cleaner degreaser and scrub brush but i noticed they have a light browning effect not sure if that UV damage or some other type of oxidation.   ive checked around the interwebs and the only things i can come up with are  island girl sea glow,  bleche white and brillo pads with magic erasers am i stuck with the yellow??  ive only had these white walls since agust


try steam cleaning soap,it works

thanks ill keep that in mind, but i got good results with scotchbrite pad, westleys and eraser sponger


6 years ago

An auto parts store has white wall tire cleaner. I would try soap water and a little bleach with a rag. I believe that white can be scrubbed off MUCH easier than a car tire.

right so heres what worked magic eraser with westleys bleche white. i guess the eraser thing is a mild abrasive and it took off the top yellow layer got it back to factory white

im gonna rock the westleys bleach white, but to get a scrub on the tire im going to remove it worked good on my nikes actually

That was the name I tried to remember.... I used to do auto parts in Oxnard back in the day...... The shoe thing.is awesome! got to love this place.

Was that the scouring of the surface and you actually embedding the soap particles into the porous surface of the tire? Maybe it is cleanser residue or chemical reaction to the cleansers?

my guess is possible chem reaction, to scour it was just lava soap it with the pumice, got the scuffs out but around the edges of the white its got a light orangey/ brown, also just got a tire / wheel cleaner at 99 cent store gonna try it out. also had a scrub brush but its just coarse plastic bristles