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Remove silicon from glass

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by EAGLEBLOKE, 12 Oct 2005.

  1. EAGLEBLOKE

    EAGLEBLOKE

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    Have had new conservatory fitted. Silicon sealant is smudged on some panes and am finding it hard to remove.
    Any ideas ?
     
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  3. kevash

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    I assume you mean glass panes, you need a stanley knife, take blade out of knife hold against glass at slight angle and scrap of silicone.

    Hope this helps
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    Thanks, thats what I doing now. Found dab of white spirit used with blade helped. :D
     
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    you can also get silicone sealant remover for less than a fiver in diy stores. not sure if it's any use though.
     
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    Also an old-fashioned razor blade is good for this - watch your fingers though, tape up the edge you're holding.
     
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    or buy the blades with a safety back on them or just use a blade scraper which takes stanley blades
     
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    You can also buy scrapers that hold stanley knife blades sideways on. If you can't find them in your local shed, any pet shop should have something similar (they're used to scrape algae off the inside of fish tanks).
     
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