How do I remove adhesive films without leaving any residue?

> Complete removal of stickers and tinted films

> Soften the adhesive layer with hot air

> Use liquid adhesive remover and a plastic spatula

> Use the UNGER ErgoTec Ninja Scraper

Whether the final cleaning of a construction site or a seasonal shop window display, most stickers and tinted films have to be removed eventually. Quite the challenge for window and building cleaners: it's not the stickers themselves that usually cause the problems, but the adhesive residues left on the glass pane. Three tips for removing them completely.

Tip 1: Hot air

Carefully warm the stickers with a hair dryer or a hot air dryer. The heat soften the sticker/film and the underlying adhesive layer. Use a scraper to peel it away carefully, if the surface can handle it. The result: the adhesive no longer adheres so strongly and the sticker is easier to remove. Especially useful for sensitive or already damaged surfaces. 

Tip 2: Liquid adhesive remover

With special liquid adhesive removers, not only can you remove stickers and tinted films, but also adhesive residues that persistently adhere to the glass. Simply wet the appropriate areas with a cloth or brush and allow to soak in for 5 to 10 minutes. Then remove the adhesive residue with a plastic spatula. The effect can be enhanced if you cover the sticker with cling film as the remover soaks in.

Tip 3: Glass scraper

The ErgoTec Ninja glass scraper with stainless steel blades is ideal for daily use on glass. With the two sharp sides, even mortar and paint splashes can be easily removed in addition to stickers, tinting foils, and adhesive tape. Find out why it's important always to scrape in just one direction, how to get the blades to slide better over the glass, and other tips for the correct use of the scraper can be found here.

Do you have other helpful tricks or tricks for the removal of adhesive foils? Post a comment or reply on Facebook. 

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