Home Remedies for Removing Glue From Glass

Removing glue from glass is not difficult. Using common items found in almost every home, you can easily remove glue from any glass surface. There are just a few steps to follow. Glue can be safely removed from even the most delicate glassware, china and crystal. These scratch-free, safe methods will keep all glass looking new.

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Misconceptions

Many people think that glue must be scraped off glass. This is not true. Scraping glass runs the risk of scratching.

The Oil Method

Saturate the glue with olive oil. Let it sit for a minute or two. Rub glue off with a lint-free cloth. Clean with a glass cleaner. This method is safe for all glassware and mirrors.

Soap-and-Water Method

Soaking glassware in hot, soapy water will remove water-soluble glue. Fill a sink with hot water and add dish soap. Let the glass soak for 1 hour. Rinse and dry.

Rubbing Alcohol Method

Pour rubbing alcohol onto a lint-free cloth. Saturate the glue with the alcohol. Let stand for 2 to 3 seconds and rub off the glue.

Crazy Glue Requires Special Treatment

To remove crazy glue, use acetone-based nail polish remover. Pour the nail polish remover onto a clean, lin- free cloth. Rub over the glue until it dissolves.

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