Help! Silicone sealant

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by jennymaywright, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. jennymaywright

    jennymaywright Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2009
    Messages:
    95
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    Shropshire
    Does anyone have any good tips for removing old silicone sealant from around a sink and the shower room wall? Jenny
     
  2. Terry

    Terry Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2007
    Messages:
    10,722
    Likes Received:
    6,224
    Location:
    South yorks
    Hi use a small paper scraper/ filling type knife-- if it is on paper covered boards be very careful not to go through the paper- :Eeek: :thumb: It may be worth while masking up and cutting through the paper on the board then re masking and sealing.
    terry
     
  3. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Messages:
    26,414
    Likes Received:
    25,062
    Location:
    Macclesfield
    I've just been doing that, on the roof removing an aerial. If you can get an end and lift and slice under it keeping it as a string it helps.
     
  4. rangitira

    rangitira Funster

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2010
    Messages:
    6,253
    Likes Received:
    12,382
    Location:
    Cornwall
    Once you get the worst of it off using a knife, moisten one of those green cloth scourers with turps and gently rub the remains of the sealent. It should go soft and then just rub off. You might have to keep moving your finger on the cloth because it might clog up.
     
  5. jhorsf

    jhorsf Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    May 15, 2009
    Messages:
    9,157
    Likes Received:
    8,067
    Location:
    DERBYSHIRE
  6. spongy

    spongy Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 29, 2009
    Messages:
    266
    Likes Received:
    89
    Location:
    hampshire

    silicone sealant remover, comes in a tube like the sealant, available from B&Q or most DIY's

    spongy
     
Loading...
Similar Threads
  1. tonyandcarol
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    100
  2. spitfire
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    135
  3. Charlie
    Replies:
    19
    Views:
    504
  4. Reallyretired
    Replies:
    9
    Views:
    493
  5. Pam
    Replies:
    3
    Views:
    262

Share This Page