How to Remove Glue Spots

By: Editors of Consumer Guide  | 
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Removing glue spots can be a sticky proposition.
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Do­ sti­cky glue spots have you coming apart at the seams? Don't let glue stains make you come unglued. These tips will g­et rid of those spots for good.

First, identify the kind of material that got stained. Then use these stain-removal methods to get rid of glue spots:


  • Non-washable fabrics such as acetate, fiberglass, rayon, silk, triacetate and Wool
  • Washable fabrics such as acrylic fabric, cotton, linen, modacrylic, olefin, polyester, rayon and spandex
  • Household surfaces such as acrylic plastic, aluminum, asphalt, ceramic, glass/tile, cork, glass, linoleum, paint/flat, paint/gloss, plexiglass, polyurethane, porcelain dishes, vinyl clothing, vinyl tile, vinyl wallcovering
  • Stone surfaces such as bluestone, brick, concrete, flagstone, granite, limestone, slate, terrazzo
  • Grout
  • Leather and suede
  • Wallpaper
  • Wood