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Removing electrical tape glue from glass

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kah22 Thu 20-Aug-15 10:11:39

I've just about finished a new renovation to my home. While the renovation was proceeding a large X with electrical insulating tape was placed on a sliding door - to stop people waking into it.

Cleanup time is just around the corner and I'm wondering how do I get rid of the glue residue left on the door

I've tried ordinary window cleaner but that hasn't made any difference. I know I can use the likes of a Stanley blade, but I don't want to just in case of scratches

Any suggestions

surpriseitsme Thu 20-Aug-15 10:14:39


chelle792 Thu 20-Aug-15 10:17:01

Sugar soap?

ProfYaffle Thu 20-Aug-15 10:18:05

WD40, we just used it to bring gaffer tape glue off a window.

whojamaflip Thu 20-Aug-15 10:19:44

Try white spirit - works on getting label glue off jam jars.

pacific Thu 20-Aug-15 10:21:04

Alchol hand gel will work too.

Cinnamoncookie Thu 20-Aug-15 10:28:45

Baby wipes

wowfudge Thu 20-Aug-15 11:27:11

Sticky Stuff Remover.

dementedpixie Thu 20-Aug-15 11:32:08

De solve-it pre wash spray also removes sticky stuff

MangoBiscuit Thu 20-Aug-15 11:34:14

Just had to do nearly the exact same as you. I cleaned the window with white vinegar first, then used nail polish remover on the bits that were still there, then went over it again with the vinegar.

kah22 Thu 20-Aug-15 22:12:07

Think I'll give the vinegar a try and back it up with WD40

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