How to remove sticker glue from stainless

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Stainless steel is a popular material found all over the home. Many people have stainless steel sinks, cookware and appliances. Occasionally, new stainless steel items come packaged with a label or sticker. These stickers can leave behind a mess that might seem nearly impossible to remove. The good news is sticker glue residue is easily removed from stainless steel using products you probably already have at home.

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Things you need

  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Paper towels
  • Soap
  • Water
  • Sponge
  • Acetone nail polish remover
  • Rubber gloves

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    Non-Stick Cooking Spray

  1. 1

    Spray some non-stick cooking spray directly onto the sticker glue residue. Apply generously and be sure to cover all of the glue.

  2. 2

    Use dry paper towels to rub the glue until it's completely removed.

  3. 3

    Wash the area using soap, water and a sponge to remove the non-stick spray and any remaining glue residue.

    Nail Polish Remover

  1. 1

    Dampen a paper towel with acetone nail polish remover. You might want to wear rubber gloves to protect your own nails if you're wearing nail polish.

  2. 2

    Rub the sticker with the paper towel vigorously until the glue residue is removed.

  3. 3

    Wash the area thoroughly using soap, water and a sponge to ensure that no acetone residue remains.

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