getting contact cement off of countertop

maidinmontanaFebruary 28, 2009

I recently re-surfaced my bathroom countertop, instead of doing a laminate facing (that narrow strip across the front) I used a piece of oak trim that I trated so it won't rot. My problem is the contact cement seeped thru onto the oak trim. Is there anyway to get it off? I used Goof-off, but it discolored the stain so I had to redo it, How 'bout WD-40? Or is there a remover just for contact cement?

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albert_135

Many sticky things can be soften by heat, like a hair dryer even may be enough. WD-40 is fantastic stuff but if Goof-off discolored I would be cautious.

    Bookmark   March 1, 2009 at 11:49AM
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sewhappy_2007

You might try mineral spirits. I just had pre-finished wood flooring installed and it was glued down to my concrete flooring. The installers used mineral spirits to clean up the glue that seeped out - and I had to buy some of my own to clean up the spots they missed. It worked wonders and didn't affect the floor's finish at all.

    Bookmark   March 5, 2009 at 10:37AM
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