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How to get sticker residue off glass

Have you ever thought to yourself - if only I knew how to get rid of sticker, label and tape residue from my glass items? Well, you’re not alone. That ends today. We’re here to show you how to remove sticker residue from glass so you can ensure that you keep all your glass pristine from now on.

How to remove glue from glass: Getting started

Whether your kids have plastered stickers all over your windows or glass doors, or if you’ve done some DIY and used masking tape on your glass surfaces, we’re here to show you the best way to remove glue from glass. Here are some tips to get you started.

  • Timing is crucial. Dried out sticker stains are harder to remove than fresh stains, so try to remove sticker residue as quickly as you can.
  •  Don’t use a sharp object to scrape stickers off of glass. You don’t want to scratch the glass!
  •  Try hot soapy water. This is great for removing any sticker residue left behind on glass surfaces.
  •  If the sticker residue won’t budge, then try and rub it off using a rubber.
  •  Use  Loctite’s Glue Remover. Lightly cover the glue stain with the glue remover and then wipe the surface with a tissue or cloth to remove the glue residue from glass.

How to remove sticker residue from windows

Have the stickers that you applied to your car windows deteriorated or torn? Chances are they don’t look so cool anymore and you probably want to remove them, you just need to resist the urge to scrape them off and damage your windows.

  • Instead, moisten the sticker or sticker residue with a damp paper towel or sponge. 
  • Gently rub the sticker residue off with a sponge or paper towel.
  • Apply a coating of Loctite’s Glue Remover to get rid of any remaining glue residue.

How to remove sticker residue from glass jars

Glass jars are really handy for storing everything from buttons to nuts or seeds and can even be used as vases for flowers. The only thing is, they often have a label of some kind on them, especially if they’re recycled jam jars, here’s how to remove sticker residue from glass jars.

 

  • Fill up a sink or washing up bowl with warm soapy water.
  • Plunge your glass jars into the soapy water and leave to soak for half an hour. The glue should dissolve during this time.
  • Wipe off the labels with a damp cloth or sponge.
  • If needed, apply a coating of  Loctite’s Glue Remover to get rid of any remaining glue residue.