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how do I remove liquid nail glue from bathroom panels.

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Posted 2014-01-29T22:46:35+0000  by tas tas

As was mentioned above the Liquid Nails site lists some options to take off the adhesive from the panels. I would start there. If that method doesn't work, visit the Paint department of your local The Home Depot store and find Mötsenböcker's Caulk and Foam Sealant Remover. Following the directions on the package, you should be able to remove any remaining adhesive. Once that is done, make sure you wash the panels down to remove any remover residue (whether its the Mötsenböcker product or something else).

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Posted 2014-02-01T19:27:26+0000  by Paul

Are you trying to remove glued panels from the wall or are you trying to remove the glue from the panels to salvage them?



Posted 2014-01-30T02:07:17+0000  by Paul

I want to remove liquid nail glue,from decrative side of panel.from base board area.

Posted 2014-01-30T14:54:56+0000  by tas

FromLiquid Nails Website:

How To Remove LIQUID NAILS Adhesive Products from Building Materials

In general, LIQUID NAILS construction adhesive and caulk products can be scraped off when they are softened either by:

  • Heating above 140°F with an electric heat gun or blow dryer
  • Coating the adhesive with petroleum jelly or mineral spirits for several hours to several days (NOTE:  Mineral spirits are not recommended for tub surrounds, whether vinyl, plastic, painted or varnished.)

If building materials are bonded, you must separate the items as explained below before removing the construction adhesive.

What you'll need:

  • Windshield cut-out wire (also called music wire), available at most automotive parts stores
  • Safety gloves and/or handles for the wire to keep hands from being cut
  • Safety goggles or a face shield
  • Two screwdrivers to prop parts into an open position
  • Wire cutters

What you'll do:

  • Cut a length of wire about two or three feet longer than the width of the part to be removed.
  • Starting at one corner, work the middle of the wire under the edge of the part.
  • If using handles, connect them to the wire. If not, be sure to wear heavy safety gloves to protect your hands.
  • Saw back and forth with the wire, using moderate pressure. This should start to cut the construction adhesive. After a few inches have been cut, use the screwdrivers to prop open the gap. This helps prevent thermoplastic adhesives from re-adhering, which can happen as friction causes significant warming of the adhesive.
  • Continue sawing, moving the screwdrivers as you go. Continue until the part is loose and can be removed.
  • Scrape away residual construction adhesive. If the adhesive is too hard to scrape, apply a light layer of baby oil, wait an hour, then scrape. Repeat if necessary. NOTE: Do not use baby oil or any other softening material if painting of the surface is planned, as it will stain.

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Posted 2014-01-30T15:43:57+0000  by jwatkins82

Iam trying  to salvage the panels.trying to remove old  dry liquid nails.

Posted 2014-01-30T21:12:29+0000  by tas

thanks to all who replied.your sugestions.the reply about useing vasoline worked. Thank you all.tas.

Posted 2014-02-02T21:25:08+0000  by tas
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