How to Remove Chewing Gum Stains

Linoleum, Vinyl Tile and Vinyl Wallcovering

Follow these steps to remove chewing gum stains from Linoleum, Vinyl Tile and Vinyl Wallcovering:

  • Freeze the gum to harden it.
  • Use a dull tool such as a metal spatula to scrape the brittle matter without gouging the surface.

If there is any residue:


  • Try rubbing it with a cloth dipped in cleaning fluid.
  • Wipe gingerly, then rub with extra fine (number 000) steel wool.
  • Wash the area and wax when dry.