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Removing Adhesive Residue from Your Windshield

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Removing Adhesive Residue from Your Windshield

Whether you’re dealing with old city and parking stickers, or you need to remove a plethora of stickers that are no longer in use, it’s important to understand that these stickers are designed to last a very long time. You can’t remove them by simply spraying them with a bit of warm water. Fortunately, there are plenty of sure-fire ways to effectively remove the sticker as well as the adhesive from the glass.

Soften and Scrape

Some stickers are easy to remove with window cleaning solution. Simply spray, leave it on for a few minutes, and if the sticker begins to soften and skid when you touch it, use a razor blade to gently scrape it off. If this doesn’t do the trick, it’s time to try rubbing alcohol. Just soak a dry paper towel with alcohol and dab it onto the sticker until the sticker is soaked. It should begin to soften and look crumbly – when that happens, it’s time to get the razor blade out to remove it. Use a fresh paper towel to remove any residue.

Goo Gone and WD-40

Goo Gone is non-toxic, and specifically designed to help remove adhesives and other sticky whatnot. It’s ideal for removing windshield stickers quickly and permanently. WD-40 is a toxic, anti-rust chemical with a whole range of uses, including removing adhesive stickers. Either one of these will work to remove both the sticker and the adhesive residue. Simply spray, wait a few minutes, then scrape or wipe the sticker off and clean the window with some window cleaner to remove any greasy residue.

Auto Glass Replacement – Chicago

If you find yourself with a bigger problem than the old stickers that won’t come off, such as a cracked or broken windshield, you can rely on Frank’s Auto Glass to provide superior auto glass replacement in Chicago.

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1242 Google Reviews

I recently brought my car in to have the broken passenger window replaced. The guys at Frank’s were very professional and the prices were good compared to other places. I’d recommend to anyone. Thanks guys!

Sandra G. - Google Reviews

Couldn't ask for a better establishment! I been driving around with a cracked windshield for longer than I should have. Finally had am off day and dropped them off my car. I was running late to pick up the car and they were very accommodating. Some places would make you wait until next day. Reasonable straightforward prices. They have gained a customer for life.

Eric B. - Google Reviews

Once again, frank’s auto glass came through. The price was exceptional the service was great, I would highly recommend anybody who needs class work, Should come here. I’ve done business with Frank and his family for many years, and I always leave satisfied. They don’t make them like this anymore. So five stars in Bravo.

Matthew W. - Google Reviews

Frank’s was great. They didn’t have my windshield in stock and had to order one, but they were ready for me the next day. The work was completed very quickly, and the staff were all friendly. The price was fair. Would go back again if necessary!

Aislinn - Google Reviews

I am extremely happy with the service I received from Frank's Auto Glass Repair. The replacement took a few hours because of the business' excellent service that it is first come first served. I have nothing but good things to say about this business. I pray I do not need another one anytime soon but I will definitely refer family and friends for premier services!

April W. - Google Reviews

Over 50 years of service to the Chicago Area