How To Remove Bath Sealant

Do you know that feeling? The one where you are looking at your brand-new bathroom and then your heart stops…and there it is, silicone sealant is on your new tiles! Fret not!

Thanks to WD-40’s fast-acting formula, it breaks down the silicone quickly and can even be used to remove it from a number of surfaces too. So, whether you’ve fitted a new bathtub or sink and silicone residue is visible, or you accidentally smeared it on your mirror or tiles – WD-40 Multi-Use Smart Straw will remove the unwanted residue as the lubricant penetrates the stuck parts or components and gives you the precision you need to get the job done.

Get your quick fix in with this step-by-step guide of how to use WD-40 as a silicone remover to remove silicone sealant:

How to remove silicone

You Will Need:

  • Protective gloves
  • Cutting knife
  • WD-40 Multi-Use Smart Straw


Step 1: Clean the surface that you are looking to remove the sealant

Step 2: Dry well

Step 3: Spray WD-40 Multi-Use Smart Straw onto the corner of the silicone sealant

Step 4: Pull the silicone-free with a knife

Step 5: Grasp the silicone with one hand and peel it away

Step 6: If it starts to stick, spray a bit of WD-40 Multi-Use Smart Straw onto it using the straw for a precision application

Step 7: Resume pulling the silicone until it has been removed

Step 8: Clean away the WD-40 residue as thoroughly as possible

So, there you have it, WD-40 Multi-Use Smart Straw really is the ultimate household essential. Now, it’s time to get your bathroom gleaming!


You can check out the product details on the following page : WD-40 Multi-Use Smart Straw


 WD-40 is very good at removing silicone sealant but just make sure to completely remove it from the surface before applying the new silicone sealant as they can react together.


The uses shown and described for WD-40 Multi-Use Product were provided to WD-40 Company by the users themselves. These uses haven’t been tested by WD-40 Company and do not constitute a recommendation of suggestion for use by WD-40 Company. Common sense should be exercised whenever using WD-40 Company products. Always follow the instructions and take heed of any warnings printed on the packaging.

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