How to Remove Clear Stickers

Are you looking to remove clear stickers from a surface without damaging it? Removing clear stickers can be tricky, especially if they are a little older and have been stuck to the area for a long time.

Fortunately, there are several methods that you can use to safely and effectively get rid of them and their adhesive residue.

In this article, we’ll outline the best ways for removing clear stickers from various surfaces so that you can restore your surroundings to their original condition with minimal effort. So if you're ready to learn how to remove your clear stickers, read on!

How to remove clear stickers from plastic or glass

To remove clear stickers from plastic or glass, we recommend soaking the object with the sticker in warm soapy water. This will help to soften the adhesive so that it can be more easily removed.

  1. Fill up your sink with warm water and add a few drops of liquid soap
  2. Submerge the object in the water
  3. After a few minutes, take a soft cloth and gently rub at the sticker until it starts to peel away.
  4. If necessary, you can use your fingernails or an old credit card to scrape off any remaining residue.
  5. Let fully dry and your plastic or glass will look as good as new.

Clear die cut sticker applied to a water bottle held under a tap with running water

How to get old clear window stickers off

Removing clear stickers from a window can be a tricky process. After all, you can soak your window, right? But we've got you covered.

  1. Use a cloth soaked in soapy water and dab it over your sticker. You can also coat the entire sticker in an alcohol-based cleaner. Simply ensure the sticker is wet.
  2. Start to remove the edges of the sticker slowly. You can use a razor blade to help you lift it.
  3. After removing all the edges, take a soft cloth with some rubbing alcohol and rub the sticker area. This will remove any adhesive residue that is left behind.
  4. Follow up with a glass cleaner to eliminate any smudges or streaks that may have been left behind, and you’re all done!

How to take off clear bumper stickers

  1. Begin by heating the sticker with a hairdryer set to medium heat. Keep the heat at least 10 inches from the sticker and move the dryer around in a circular motion to heat it evenly.
  2. Once the sticker is warm, use an old credit card (not a razor blade!) to scrape off the edge of the sticker slowly.
  3. Proceed to remove your stickers carefully. If the adhesive is not loosening, use soapy water or a brake cleaner to help remove the glue.
  4. Once the sticker is removed, use a cloth to wipe the area with rubbing alcohol. This will remove any remaining sticky residue and prevent it from collecting dust and dirt.
  5. And you’re done!

How to get the sticky stuff from stickers off

If you’re left with pesky adhesive residue after removing your clear sticker, don’t worry - there are some easy solutions to get rid of it!

  1. Mix up a solution of equal parts white vinegar and water. Soak a cloth in the mixture and wipe the areas with adhesive residue. This should help lift it off more easily.
  2. Alternatively, you can use a rubber eraser or a product like Goo Gone.
  3. Lastly, use a damp cloth and some rubbing alcohol to remove any remaining residue and you’ll be good as new!

So there you have it - some easy methods for removing clear stickers from various surfaces. With these steps in mind, you can remove your clear stickers in no time - and maybe even apply new ones? If so, our blog post on how to print white on clear vinyl is a great starting point.

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