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The Easy Way to Remove Glue

Surfaces

Step 1

Soak a cloth or paper towel in warm water.

Step 2

Leave the warm, wet cloth on top of the glue stain for several hours to loosen the glue.

Step 3

Wipe off the glue with a clean rag. Repeat the entire process as needed.

Clothing

Step 1

Avoid using warm water or warm tools on glue that is on clothing, as it can fuse the adhesive.

Step 2

Soak the clothing in room temperature water for at least 24 hours.

Step 3

Wash the clothing using a normal wash cycle.

Step 4

Hang the item to dry. Repeat the process as needed.

Carpet

Step 1

Blot glue with paper towels or cloth. Lift the cloth straight up; do not rub glue into the carpet.

Step 2

Soak a cloth in white vinegar.

Step 3

Scrub the glue very gently.

Step 4

Soak the area with warm water and repeat the steps as necessary until all glue is removed.

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