The Scariest Sticker Situations: How to Remove Sticker Residue

Most kids love stickers. Not only are they used in school or at the doctor’s office as a reward, but stickers offer a great way for kids to use their hands and explore their creativity. Plain and simple, stickers are fun. If you have children who adore stickers, chances are they’ve probably stuck one or two stickers — or 50 — on some places they don’t belong. A slew of Sesame Street stickers might look great on a school folder, but they don’t look quite as appealing on your sleek LED TV, bathroom wallpaper or kitchen cabinets. If only Bert and Ernie could give a Ted Talk on how to remove stickers. Or better yet, on how to get sticker residue off your glassware and dinner plates. Getting a sticker off a surface can be tough but dealing with sticker residue can leave you feeling like a grouch. That’s where Goo Gone comes in.

How to Remove Sticker Residue on Vertical Surfaces

Goo Gone Goo & Adhesive Remover Spray Gel is a simple solution to help you remove sticker residue. It’s the perfect tool for removing stickers and sticker residue from walls or vertical surfaces because it clings to the sticky messes without sliding over the mess. And it still protects the surface underneath. Here’s how:

  1. Spray Goo Gone onto sticker or sticker residue
  2. Let it sit for 1-3 minutes to break down adhesive
  3. Wash with hot, ambient water

Feel free to use a putty knife, plastic scraper, or your fingernail to peel of the sticker and remove the adhesive, but it depends on the surface. You won’t want to use a putty knife on a computer screen or fragile surface, but you can on glass, refrigerators and other non-porous, hard surfaces. Extra gooey sticker residue might require you to leave the Goo Gone Spray Gel on the problem area for 5-10 minutes before you wipe away. Repeat as needed, and your sticker residue will be a thing of the past.

How to Get Rid of Sticker Residue on Flat Surfaces

Did your kids place stickers all over your dining room table or kitchen counters? Don’t fret. Goo Gone Adhesive Remover works on finished wood, sealed stone, painted surfaces, glass, fabric, metal, plastic and ceramic or porcelain. However, do not use it on silk, leather, or rubber.

  1. Apply Goo Gone to sticker or sticker residue
  2. Wipe away
  3. Wash with hot, soapy water
  4. For extra gooey messes, let Goo Gone sit for 5-10 minutes
How to Get Your Car Back Clean

For automobiles, boats, and bikes, wash the exterior with hot, soapy water after you wipe away the Goo Gone Spray Gel. It’s great for taking off bumper stickers, cleaning up bird droppings, tree sap or stubborn tape residue.

How to Get Stickers Off of Carpets or Clothes
  1. Apply Goo Gone to clean cloth
  2. Gently blot stain
  3. Clean area with soap and water

For clothes, launder the items separate from your normal laundry load and use warm water.

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