REMOVING MASKING TAPE FROM WINDOWS

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REMOVING MASKING TAPE FROM WINDOWS

Postby John P. on Mon Mar 01, 1999 8:27 pm

THE PRE 1920 HOME WE JUST BOUGHT HAS MASKING TAPE AROUND ALL WINDOWS. DON'T ASK ME WHY. HOW DO I REMOVE THE STICKY RESIDUE THAT IS LEFT WHEN I PEEL THE TAPE OFF?
John P.
 

Re: REMOVING MASKING TAPE FROM WINDOWS

Postby Ruth G. on Mon Mar 01, 1999 8:27 pm

I'd try rubbing alcohol or fingernail polish remover. If that gets some but not all of it off, maybe Bon Ami would help.
Ruth G.
 

Re: REMOVING MASKING TAPE FROM WINDOWS

Postby Sonny Lykos on Mon Mar 01, 1999 8:27 pm

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Re: REMOVING MASKING TAPE FROM WINDOWS

Postby Eric Merriam on Wed Mar 03, 1999 1:08 am

If some tape residue is left on the glass, a razor blade will do the trick.
Eric Merriam
 

Re: REMOVING MASKING TAPE FROM WINDOWS

Postby Rose on Mon Mar 08, 1999 10:44 pm

As a native of the Virginia Beach area, we had LOTS of hurricane warnings and we went through LOTS of masking tape for the windows.

To remove the sticky residue, spray on WD-40 and just let it sit for a moment. Then use a razor blade to scrape off the mess.

WD-40 also works on price tags and anything with adhesive.

Also works on duct-tape messies.

Rose

rosethorn@piasanet.com
Rose
 

Re: REMOVING MASKING TAPE FROM WINDOWS

Postby Judi on Sun Apr 04, 1999 8:40 am

Believe it or not so does peanut butter! I have used it to even remove stickers that car dealers slap on your bumper for advertisement!
Judi
 

Re: REMOVING MASKING TAPE FROM WINDOWS

Postby Sheila on Tue Apr 20, 1999 8:54 pm

Try some gas on a rag. I find this is the only thing that works.
Sheila
 

Re: REMOVING MASKING TAPE FROM WINDOWS

Postby Deb R. on Thu May 20, 1999 11:28 am

Cooking Oil - Vegetable Oil will work well. Rub a small amount with a paper towel. Works great for mirrors and most glass objects.
Deb R.
 


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