I know there are a lot of different products out there that are specially made
to remove adhesives but I try to share what is usually already in your home.
So if you have some stickers stuck to your next paint project hunt down the
hubby and ask where the WD-40 is hidden in the garage.
WD-40 is great for removing stickers and adhesive. Try to peel any paper off the top and let the
WD-40 penetrate the glue. It usually takes 5 minutes or so but the adhesive usually wipes right off. Once your sticker issues are gone be sure to wash the area with soapy water to remove any left over residue. WD-40 is an oil based product that will cause water based paint to react funny on the surface if you are planning to paint.

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  1. I have my own WD 40. I keep it in my own tool box. Laura

  2. The smell of WD-40 makes me sick, I use peanut butter smeared over sticker residue. It also has to be washed thoroughly to get the grease off and it does take a while to work. But work it does!
    When my older son left home, I had to clean stickers off the whole front of his bedroom door, plus his dresser. I peeled off what I could, put peanut butter on for overnight and the next day it all came off, without marring the finish.
    I love your blog!