How to Remove Adhesive Tape Stains

Non-washable Fibers

Follow these steps to remove adhesive tape stains from Acetate, Carpet/Synthetic, Carpet/Wool, Fiberglass, Rayon, Silk, Triacetate and Wool:

  • Scrape (the method of using a scraping tool to gently lift off excess solid or caked-on stains) gummy matter from the material very gently.
  • Use either Afta Cleaning Fluid or K2r Spot Lifter.

If stain persists:

  • Apply a dry spotter to the stain and cover with an absorbent pad dampened with the spotter.
  • Change the pad as it picks up the stain.
  • Let it stand as long as any stain is being removed, keeping both the stain and pad moist.
  • Sponge (the method of using light strokes with a dampened pad working outward from the center of the stain) the area with a dry-cleaning solvent.
  • Allow surface to dry completely.