One common problem with fitting a new bathroom is always going to be silicone sealant ending up in places it shouldn’t be! Whilst bath sealant is important, there is no denying it is a real pain having to remove it from tiles! We are here to help by showing you how to remove bath sealant in 8 simple steps!
The Best Way to Remove Silicone Sealant
Luckily with the help of WD-40’s fast-acting formula you can remove silicone sealant easily – it can break down silicone sealant quickly and can be used to remove it from a number of surfaces. 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 sealant from your bathroom. The lubricant penetrates the stuck parts or components precisely and allows you to easily remove unwanted sealant.
Read our step-by-step guide of how to remove bath sealant using WD-40® as a silicone remover and get your surfaces free of unwanted sealant in no time!
What You Will Need to Remove Bath Sealant:
- Protective gloves
- Cutting knife
- WD-40 Multi-Use Smart Straw
- Clean the area where you will be removing the sealant from of any other residue and dirt.
- Once clean, ensure the area is dry.
- Spray WD-40 Multi-Use using the Smart Straw function onto a corner of the silicone sealant you are wanting to remove.
- Loosen the silicone sealant free with a knife.
- Grasp the silicone and peel it off your surface.
- If the sealant starts to stick whilst you are peeling it, spray a bit more WD-40 Multi-Use onto it using the straw for a precision application.
- Resume pulling the silicone until it has been fully removed.
- 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. You’ll have no more pesky silicone sealant where it shouldn’t be! Now it’s time to get your bathroom gleaming by putting your new silicone sealant remover skills to good use!
WD-40® is very good at removing silicone sealant but just make sure to completely remove it from the surface before applying any new silicone sealant as they can react together.
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