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sabinehettle 07-22-2012 06:43 PM

Deck sealer got on my windows
We had our existing deck sanded down and restained with a clear Thompson's (I am not sure) deck sealer. We also had our railing replaced and had a new one installed with metal ballisters. When the deck guys came to seal the deck, the placed cardboard over the metal ballisters and sprayed the railing. Because of a light wind, I got thousands of tiny deck sealer spots on my windows and doorwalls that face the deck. I cannot get them off for anything. Is there any product out there that will remove the sealer that got on my windows and doors??? Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Fix'n it 07-22-2012 07:21 PM

idk. but i do know that "brake cleaner" gets A LOT of things off. but be careful on plastic.

Windows on Wash 07-23-2012 04:56 AM

If you have vinyl windows, be very careful with any harsh solvents.

Mineral spirits has worked get off some previous materials and you can also try silicon spray.

kwikfishron 07-23-2012 05:20 AM

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I’d call the product manufacture and ask. There’s almost always a help line number listed on the can or website.

Have you talked to the people that did this? It’s their mess, they should be cleaning it up.

robertcdf 07-23-2012 08:34 AM

Ummm.... Call the idiots who got it all over, any legitimate contractor is going to take care of his guys screw ups.

kevinbrown 07-23-2012 09:53 AM

You can use some organic solvents

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