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Stain removal. I'm stumped with this one.

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BeBopTalulah Sat 05-Nov-16 18:24:41

How can I removed bathroom sealant from the arse of DH's expensive, synthetic Rab walking trousers?

They're done aren't they? Anything harsh is going to ruin them.... Should I LTB?

RockinHippy Sat 05-Nov-16 18:45:30

Definitely LTB - I mean, what on earth was he doing with a sealant gun near his arseshock I wouldnt trust him if I where yougrin

Seriously though, if they look like they are done anyway, then you have nothing to loose by trying the following...

I had some of that insulating foam on a silk top last week cos I'm clumsy like that , its much stickier & hard to get off anything than sealant is. I got it off with Bar Keepers Friend, Sticky Stuff Remover figured I had nothing to lose, know its good stuff as I've used it for other things & it worked smile

BeBopTalulah Sat 05-Nov-16 18:49:54

I know I'm being incredibly unreasonable. What else would you wear to re-tile the bathroom but the most expensive dark coloured trousers you own?

I have found Bar Keeper's friend online and I am purchasing as we speak. The stain has dried now, so no harm in waiting a few days for it to arrive.

RockinHippy Sat 05-Nov-16 18:58:46

I know I'm being incredibly unreasonable. What else would you wear to re-tile the bathroom but the most expensive dark coloured trousers you own?

I would live to be able to roll my eyes & laugh at the stupidity if that, but as I started faffing around with an art project, whilst dressed up to go out & wearing a favourite turquoise silk blouse. Managing to squirt insulating foam & somehow flip a big chunk onto my sleeve - I can'tblush

Good luck, I hope it works

JsOtherHalf Sat 05-Nov-16 22:33:28

I find stain slayer removes most stains:

blowmybarnacles Sat 05-Nov-16 22:36:32

Mmm. Sealant might be a bit like glue? I got copydex all over my favourite hand knitted wool cardigan and it had hardened. I used a pencil eraser to rub it took a long tine but it worked. Worth a go?

llangennith Sat 05-Nov-16 22:47:03

Sticky Stuff Remover is good for most yuck. John Lewis sells it.

BeBopTalulah Sun 06-Nov-16 08:25:08

Thank you all! Hopefully you have saved the day grin

RockinHippy Sun 06-Nov-16 19:27:53

Just realised I said "Sticky Suff Remover" was made by Bar Keepers Friend blush - I bought a new bottle in town earlier & it isn't, it's made by "De-Solv-it" it does say on the label it removes sealant though

Bar Keepers Friend is a range of cleaners, which are great for general cleaning, tiles, stainless steel, etc

Hoping you got the sticky stuff blush

TollgateDebs Mon 07-Nov-16 20:52:50

A long shot, but would putting it in the freezer cause it to go brittle and break off?

e1y1 Tue 08-Nov-16 06:11:04

THIS may help. It does say if the stain has dried, put the item in the freezer as the first method to try.

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