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Removing Label Residue On Bottles

How do I remove label glue from bottles?

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October 15, 20080 found this helpful
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Use WD-40; spray it on, let it sit, peel the label off, wipe any residue with a paper towel, then wash them all in soapy water. Looks like more steps than it is. I have even used it to successfully remove sticker residue inside pricey leather shoes with no ill after effects.

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February 23, 20100 found this helpful
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You can try scraping off what you can with your fingernail, then using fingernail polish remover. Or, another trick I have learned is to use lighter fluid. Again, scrape off what you can, then rub the area with a cotton ball soaked in lighter fluid. Comes right off!

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February 23, 20100 found this helpful

I always use a little cooking oil It works great for gum in the hair too. Just put a dab on the the label and keep rubbing until it is gone.

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February 23, 20100 found this helpful

Put some cooking oil on the label and leave it over night. If any of the label is still attached reapply the oil.

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February 26, 20100 found this helpful

Use lighter fluid or that stuff you put on charcoal to start it.

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February 27, 20100 found this helpful

Mix up some Dawn dish wash liquid and rubbing alcohol in equal parts. Use a small brush or cotton ball to saturate the area of goo and rub well. It should all come off. Good luck

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October 2, 20100 found this helpful

Try BBQ cleaner. Spray on, leave for about 5-10 minutes (depends on how sticky residue is), then wash off with steel wool kitchen scourer. Guaranteed effortless and effective!

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December 11, 20150 found this helpful

SOS pad works great

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January 17, 20160 found this helpful

Coconut oil and coarse salt! Soak the bottle in hot water to peel off as much label as possible. Cover the remnants witn a mix of coconut oil and coarse salt. Let it sit as long as merded and then use a sponge to wash off the mix. Rewash the bottle.

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October 20, 20160 found this helpful

Heat the label with my hair dryer and then pull slowly from one corner. Any thing left I treat with thin layer of peanut butter. Let set 5-10 minutes and rub off.

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