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anyone know how to remove sticky sticker marks from things?

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coveredinsnot Sat 08-Aug-09 09:49:30

We've stuck corner cushions onto the edge of the hearth with double-sided tape as per the instructions (not sure what hearth is made out of, some black man-made material), the corner cushions fell off immediately, but the sticky tape ^will not^ come off!!! I've tried scrubbing, soaking, lighter fuel, but it just won't come off. What else can I try?

LynetteScavo Sat 08-Aug-09 09:50:01

Nail polish remover?

coveredinsnot Sat 08-Aug-09 09:50:58

I've tried that as well.

nancy75 Sat 08-Aug-09 09:51:10

mayonaise, put little bit on, rub in , leave for five mins then wipe off - saw it on how clean is your house and have tried it - its like magic! grin

coveredinsnot Sat 08-Aug-09 09:54:18

Really?! Mayonaise?! I'll give it a go. I hope you're not having me on!!

LynetteScavo Sat 08-Aug-09 09:54:39

Did the nail polish remover have acetone in it...might be more effective?

Tortoise Sat 08-Aug-09 09:55:59

You can buy sticky stuff remover but i think WD40 gets sicky marks off too.

Tortoise Sat 08-Aug-09 09:56:24

Ooops i mean Sticky marks.

nickelbabe Sat 08-Aug-09 09:56:59

you need to be really gentle with the (acetone based) nail varnish remover: wipe it in circles and it'll come off.
make sure your cotton wool is really really wet.
it might take a while though....

nancy75 Sat 08-Aug-09 09:58:40

really mayonaise, i used it to remove stickers that my little monster had stuck all over the floor - i was doubtful but it worked!

coveredinsnot Sat 08-Aug-09 11:04:50

I've tried the mayo and it's worked a bit, perhaps a second application will help!!! My living room now smells of mayo though. Yuk.

3littlefrogs Sat 08-Aug-09 11:06:13

Lakeland or Kleeneze sticky stuff remeover.

3littlefrogs Sat 08-Aug-09 11:07:21

There is another product called Zoff, that we used to use to get plaster/adhesive dressing residue off. Don't know if you can still get it though.

treacletart Sat 08-Aug-09 11:13:33

lighter fuel works really well and most newsagents sell it.

ZacharyQuack Sat 08-Aug-09 11:19:28

Eucalyptus oil

Hassled Sat 08-Aug-09 11:21:26

Lakeland do a Sticky Stuff Remover. It is AMAZING.

coveredinsnot Sat 08-Aug-09 13:44:54

I've tried lighter fuel! didn't do anything. I'll try to get hold of the Lakeland stuff... Thanks!

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