How to remove aphid honey... #186616 - Ask Extension


How to remove aphid honey... #186616

Asked May 29, 2014, 10:43 PM EDT

How to remove aphid honeydew on a finished piece of wood furniture? I don't want to hurt the finish.

Ventura County California

Expert Response

The dark stain is mildew that is growing on the sugars.  A chlorine based cleaner should take care of it nicely.   But I would try the cleaner solution on an small area on the back of the furniture to see the effects on the finish. 
Frank Wideman Replied May 31, 2014, 12:16 AM EDT

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