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Old 07-22-2012, 06:43 PM   #1
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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.


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Old 07-22-2012, 07:21 PM   #2
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idk. but i do know that "brake cleaner" gets A LOT of things off. but be careful on plastic.


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Old 07-23-2012, 04:56 AM   #3
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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.
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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.
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Ummm.... Call the idiots who got it all over, any legitimate contractor is going to take care of his guys screw ups.
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You can use some organic solvents


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