How do I clean a gearbox oil spill on a brick driveway?

My car has leaked some automatic gear box oil on my brick drive. Any suggestions as how to remove, please?

Asked on 12 September 2023 by James England

Answered by David Ross
There are specialist driveway cleaners you can purchase from car accessory or hardware stores that are designed specifically for this purpose, but if you are looking for a home remedy we would suggest using cat litter or baking powder to soak up any residue. Once this has dried and been swept up, you can use WD-40 or oven cleaner on the stain and a stiff scrubbing brush before rinsing with a high-pressure hose.
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