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    I have a potential new client. She said, "if you can get that glue of that window, you can come back each month." This is a doctors office, would be a really good client; word of mouth wise. She said she has tried everything herself to remove this glue. It is the adhesive from a Velcro sticky that she had attached a poster to. Looks like the sun has baked it good. Any suggestions on what I may be able to use. She said she has used every over the counter home-depot product and a razor blade and nothing works. Sure would be nice to just go in, wipe it off, and get that account.

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    I personally haven't used it, but heard that oil-flow works well for things like this.
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    Ya oil flow. Hold your nose. Smell sucks.

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    I'm sure a razor blade would remove it - did you not have a crack whilst you were there?

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    Thanks!!!

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    Wet the window and use a razor. You may need to rewet and scrape more than once to get all the residue. Oh, and welcome Jenna.
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    Try Accetone, it gets the sticky glue stuff off sometimes better than oil-flo. We use it a lot in post construction. You can purchase this at CVS,Walgreens, its used for nail polish. Get the 100% kind and you'll be rolling. Dab it on a rag do a quick wipe and it should come right off. Its usually an immediate chemical reaction. I was amazed when I used it. Its only a couple bucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tkirk View Post
    Try Accetone, it gets the sticky glue stuff off sometimes better than oil-flo. We use it a lot in post construction. You can purchase this at CVS,Walgreens, its used for nail polish. Get the 100% kind and you'll be rolling. Dab it on a rag do a quick wipe and it should come right off. Its usually an immediate chemical reaction. I was amazed when I used it. Its only a couple bucks.
    Can you use this product on window tint/film??????

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    Can you use this product on window tint/film??????
    Good point Doug! Acetone will destroy tint!
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    Quote Originally Posted by mistersqueegee View Post
    Good point Doug! Acetone will destroy tint!
    is there anything you can use on tint?? Client asked me today, I told her i dont think there is anything.

    She mentioned to me that you could use vodka to remove adhesive, but i dont know if it would damage the tint.

 

 
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