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No matter what you spilled on your clothes or furnishings, we can tell you how to get it out.
You Will Need
- Butter knife
- Stain remover
- Petroleum jelly
- Waterless hand cleaner
- Glue manufacturer
Scrape excess off
Remove any excess glue by scraping it off with a butter knife or another hard-edged instrument.
Soak in water
Allow the clothing to soak in room temperature water for 24 hours, and then wash the garment and let it air dry. Check for residual glue and repeat if necessary.
Pre-treat with stain remover
Pretreat the glue with a stain remover and wash the garment in your washing machine. Then allow the garment to air dry.
Apply petroleum jelly
Apply petroleum jelly or a waterless hand cleaner to the glue if it has already dried and hardened. Test an inconspicuous area of the garment for staining beforehand.
Fold paper towels
Fold paper towels into several layers and wrap the petroleum jelly and glue covered area. Allow it to sit for one hour before checking the spot.
Contact the glue manufacturer for specific tips if the glue is not water soluble or if it is a commercial-strength adhesive.