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We had a gym set up in our downstairs tiled area. The man sprayed silicone spray on the weights so they move properly, but the spray has gone all over the tiled area and up our hardwood floor staircase. I've cleaned it twice and it's still very slippery. I'm sure it was only a very fine spray, but we are slipping all over the place. Please help.
By jenny Smith
Ammonia let sit 15 minutes with plenty of ventilation. Use floor scrub brush then mop rinse with 1/2 cup white vinegar mixed in 1 gallon water.
I dropped a can of silicone spray and the nozzle tip snapped off spraying silicone spray forcefully everywhere on my oak hardwood floor. I grabbed the can, put my finger over the top, and ran it outdoors. I had a heavy concentration of silicone spray all over the floor.
Pine Sol. Straight.
I was working on my bike inside the house. Laid down rags, but over-sprayed silicone on the hardwood. I first tried Windex. No change. Then I used my steam cleaner. Just as slippery as before.Then I poured down Pine Sol, no water, onto the floor. Rubbed it in then rubbed it off. No more slips in our house. Thank goodness.
How do I remove silicone from tiles?
By Carl Ploszanski from UK
Try white spirit.
Spray with WD40 , let sit for a few minutes and scrape off with a plastic scraper.
Use the hair dryer on hot and warm it up, peels right away. Do not use a paint remover gun. That will catch fire.
How do I remove silicone spray from vinyl siding. What solvent can I use? I sprayed it on and now I need to paint. I know the paint won't adhere with the silicone on it.
You could try WD-40.
That is tough. Try some 409 spray. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes, rub off with clean white cotton rag, then cold water rinse.
i would scrape off as much as I could and then either wd 40 or mineral spirits or acetone could work as well
How do you remove silicone from a bathtub? The tub is fiberglass and it has clear silicone that has hardened. It was used as a sealer and adhesive.
By Kay from West Fargo, ND
Here are a couple of suggestions that might work for you.
I read the article from Anonymous and, being a cleaner for newly constructed 'spec' homes, just be careful of Goof-Off. It will take the shine off, Goo-Gone does not. And to spare your fingers from rubbing, use a large pink eraser or a Magic Eraser by Mr. Clean.
Some interior valeting service sprayed silicone all over the car seats and boots. Could you advise how to remove silicone?
I would get an estimate from a car washing company and go back to the valet service and have them pay for it.