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What is the best way to remove pine sap from a Tent?

How can I wash off sticky tree sap from the bottom of my tent or tent footprint?

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You can remove pine sap (or pine pitch) from a tent by spot cleaning the dirty pine sap area with a sponge soaked in mineral oil. Test a small area on the tent so you can be sure the oil doesn't react to the tent and also be careful not to over-scrub the dirty area.

You may also try alcohol-based products such as a hand sanitizer or wet wipes.

Once the sap is removed rinse the area of the tent thoroughly with water.

Here are a few supplies to clean a dirty tent:

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