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Cleaning chocolate from floor

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Hi there, Anyone use any specific equipment or product to clean chocolate from floors? 

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A scraper AND elbow grease AND warm soapy water.

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6 hours ago, eglies said:

Hi there, Anyone use any specific equipment or product to clean chocolate from floors? 

 

I'd have to get to it before the dog did.

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If it is tempered, I just wait until it sets up and then I scrape it off. If it is untempered, I wipe it up with a sponge or towel. Thankfully all small spills, so not much to clean up. One shop that I visited made a floor scrapper tool by attaching a metal scraper to the end of a broom handle; thought that was rather clever.

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7 hours ago, Pastrypastmidnight said:

Heat gun and tons of scrubbing. 

 

Alternatively, a floor steamer. 

 

 

2 minutes ago, Kerry Beal said:

Heat gun or steam cleaner.

 

How much water does a steam cleaner put out?  I have a concrete kitchen floor so the tempered bits are easy enough to scrape up but there's still traces of chocolate.  I've been wondering if a steam cleaner would be practical.  There is one floor drain, a steam cleaner and a squeegee sounds easier than scrubbing and mopping.

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12 minutes ago, pastrygirl said:

 

 

How much water does a steam cleaner put out?  I have a concrete kitchen floor so the tempered bits are easy enough to scrape up but there's still traces of chocolate.  I've been wondering if a steam cleaner would be practical.  There is one floor drain, a steam cleaner and a squeegee sounds easier than scrubbing and mopping.

Very little - all wipeupable.

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I don't worry about my floor till it gets slippery.  That being said I've tried scraping and it doesn't seem to help much.  I suspect heat gun and paper towels are the way to go.

 

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How much chocolate?

We have a chocolate scraper on a mop handle for unavoidable drips and drops. Anymore than that, then the person that spills will have to get on hands and knees with a heat gun and towels.

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On 2/9/2019 at 11:15 PM, Nancy in Pátzcuaro said:

I'm just curious--how did this happen?

 

Nancy in Pátzcuaro

In my chocolate lab - it's just clumsiness!

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