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Removing Label Glue from Glass

I have a container that once had a candle in it. The candle is gone and I peeled off the label. But how do I get the remaining glue off?

By Flyingbug from Los Angeles, CA

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April 22, 20130 found this helpful

GooGone works well. Just apply a small amount and remove label with sponge, steel wool or even fingers. Depending on how much glue and how strong the glue is you may have to apply and rub more than once.

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April 22, 20130 found this helpful

Acetone based nail polish (varnish or lacquer if you're in the UK) applied with a cotton ball will safely remove just about any adhesive from a glass surface. Works a treat on candle jars:)

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April 22, 20130 found this helpful

I have good luck using a hair dryer to take the labels from glass jars.

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December 2, 20140 found this helpful

I have used peanut butter, just spread a thin layer on the sticky residue, and then use hot water to rinse it off after about 5 minutes, you may have to use soap and water to get the oil off from the peanut butter.

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