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Removing Old Contact Paper from Windows

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Contact paper left for a long time on windows can be difficult to remove, as age and the sun can affect the adhesive. This is a guide about removing old contact paper from windows.


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January 14, 2009

How do I remove contact paper from windows that have has been on over 5 years?

Catina from Heidelberg, MS


January 14, 20090 found this helpful
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I removed contact paper on shelves with a hair dryer. I held the corner and turned the dryer on low and worked it off a bit at a time. Then I cleaned the residue with Goo Gone. Took awhile but got the job done.

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January 19, 20090 found this helpful

Use WD-40 on it spray it on the edges and if it tears keep at it till it comes off use a rag to rub it off it is the oil in the can that is taking it off then clean glass with alcohol in a spray bottle all nice and shiney again.

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By bumpinthedark (Guest Post)
January 19, 20090 found this helpful

Other way is to use a razor the kind used to scrape glass top ovens (only on glass windows), and then clean the sticky residue with goo gone.

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