Tape adhesive removal from glass

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  1. Neil nowdownunder

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    Hi all,
    I have a large furniture store inside windows to clean. They are covered in tape adhesive marks and want them all removed and cleaned.

    Whats the most effective way of removing it in your opinion.
    Rubbing alcohol? WD40 or other? Would you use a scraper with it?

    As always thanks for all your advice!
    Neil.
     
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  3. TolishAPurd

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    Fresh bladed scraper will get most, if not all, the tape off. Remember that anything you put on will have to be cleaned off so definitely no wd40 lol.
     
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  4. rjacandwc

    rjacandwc Well-Known Member
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    Scraper and/or 0000 Steel or Brass Wool...
     
  5. Tuffers

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    Agree there TAP. WD40 would make a right mess of the glass. A definite no no. UPVC solvent cleaner will melt the sticky stuff.
     
  6. daveyboy

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    Ubik or virosol on a cloth if soapy water and scraper doesn't remove it
    I don't come across much that trad solution and a blade won't shift
     
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  7. Neil nowdownunder

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    Autoglym Tar removal always works for me.
     
  9. Green Pro Clean Ltd

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    You can all knock it but non have you have tried it. Just a small squirt and done.

    Then soap up and blade off and no it doesnt leave oily residue as you may think.
     
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    Also good for UPVC scuff marks.
     
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