Cleaning advice required...

Discussion in 'Tech/Mech General' started by SMB, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. SMB

    SMB Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2013
    Messages:
    716
    Likes Received:
    623
    Location:
    north shields
    Since there is no need to display a VEL any more I removed my tax disc holder from the windshield, but now there is the adhesive residue left on the glass which is proving very difficult to remove. Any tips or suggestions as to products which will remove said sticky stuff?
     
  2. Shovelheadrob

    Shovelheadrob Read Only Funster

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2014
    Messages:
    60
    Likes Received:
    111
    • Like it Like it x 5
  3. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Messages:
    28,044
    Likes Received:
    27,168
    Location:
    Macclesfield
    Label removal spray is what I have but the above price can't be beaten.
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  4. Tootles

    Tootles Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2013
    Messages:
    9,371
    Likes Received:
    33,876
    Location:
    Lancaster
    A brick?? :):)
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  5. Lisa

    Lisa Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2014
    Messages:
    1,230
    Likes Received:
    4,054
    Location:
    oop North
    A stanley blade………no, seriously (y)
     
    • Like it Like it x 3
  6. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Messages:
    28,044
    Likes Received:
    27,168
    Location:
    Macclesfield
    Do you use it wet so you don't scratch the screen and more important which brick ?
     
    • Like it Like it x 3
  7. Tootles

    Tootles Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2013
    Messages:
    9,371
    Likes Received:
    33,876
    Location:
    Lancaster
    Sorry Brian, I should have mentioned that. During the London Riots, a survey was done of windscreen damage by brick. The Accrington Glazed Brick came out top of the wall, (so to speak). (y)
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  8. SMB

    SMB Funster

    Joined:
    Apr 26, 2013
    Messages:
    716
    Likes Received:
    623
    Location:
    north shields
    Thanks for the advice everyone, the sticky stuff, label removal spray and stanley blade only just came ahead of the brick. Never thought of a stanley blade but my sausage fingers probably wouldn't help, plus I am the clumsiest person I know! Im in Spain for a while yet but will live with it until my return...thanks again
     
  9. hilldweller

    hilldweller Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Messages:
    28,044
    Likes Received:
    27,168
    Location:
    Macclesfield
    Grand brick. When I were a lad I always wanted one.

    brick.jpg
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
  10. NickNic

    NickNic Funster Life Member

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2014
    Messages:
    6,445
    Likes Received:
    13,254
    Location:
    Kettering
    • Like it Like it x 2
  11. Tootles

    Tootles Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2013
    Messages:
    9,371
    Likes Received:
    33,876
    Location:
    Lancaster
    Yes, defiantly the brick of the true building connoisseur, Brian. Prices have come down considerably these days, in fact, you could possibly afford one now. (y)
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  12. Wickolad

    Wickolad Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2013
    Messages:
    482
    Likes Received:
    541
    Location:
    Wickersley
    A bit of wd40 on a bit of rag. Dab it, leave for a few seconds then rub the adhesive and it will come off easily and no risk of scratching glass.
    Tip: remove any rings and wrist watch. Sapphie glass on my wrist watch scratched my screen when i was cleaning the inside.
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  13. davanne

    davanne Funster

    Joined:
    Mar 16, 2010
    Messages:
    1,512
    Likes Received:
    7,515
    Location:
    Carmarthenshire
    Another vote for WD40 ......and it cleans my cooker hood with just a wipe over:)
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
  14. Yorick

    Yorick Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2013
    Messages:
    4,160
    Likes Received:
    6,145
    Location:
    Lanzarote
    Did they have bricks that long ago?
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
  15. Yorick

    Yorick Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2013
    Messages:
    4,160
    Likes Received:
    6,145
    Location:
    Lanzarote
    Petrol cleans everything :)
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
  16. Tootles

    Tootles Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2013
    Messages:
    9,371
    Likes Received:
    33,876
    Location:
    Lancaster
    Even bricks??
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  17. Yorick

    Yorick Funster

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2013
    Messages:
    4,160
    Likes Received:
    6,145
    Location:
    Lanzarote
    You'll need to add a match to help clean properly :)
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
  18. Tootles

    Tootles Funster

    Joined:
    Sep 14, 2013
    Messages:
    9,371
    Likes Received:
    33,876
    Location:
    Lancaster
    Not sure................................................Will try it out on next doors wall first, if that's OK?? :sneaky:
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
  19. musson

    musson Funster

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 2013
    Messages:
    432
    Likes Received:
    146
    Location:
    grantham
    Brake Cleaner
     
    • Like it Like it x 2
  20. westy77

    westy77 Funster

    Joined:
    Feb 17, 2014
    Messages:
    242
    Likes Received:
    180
    Location:
    Essex
    Nail varnish remover is good on the sticky of stickers.
     
    • Like it Like it x 1
Loading...

Share This Page