Expanding foam sealant is nearly impossible to keep off your hands, and once it's there, it's equally hard to get off. How do you remove cured expanding foam other than cutting it off? 6. So its now bonded to the wood and brick work. I made the mistake of getting "Great Stuff" expanding foam all over my hands and I cannot get it off. Remove expanding foam from car paint??? Put nail polish remover with acetone on a second cloth. You may find that you pull off some of that residue. Has anyone removed this stuff? I tried peeling it, but my skin comes off with it. But you could spray the siding with the WD-40 and then work the Scotch pad back and forth. So unless you want to wear the foam until it wears off, put on gloves. Wipe off the foam with a rag while it is still moist, if possible. Foam insulation that has set and dried requires more drastic cleaning measures to remove. Tools & Chemicals: Acetone, … Continue reading "Expanding Foam" Have you used this one for this purpose? If you can't get all of it off, moisten your wiping cloth with acetone. Rub the damp expansion foam with a dry cloth. Clean With Acetone Instead of Water. Cured urethane is notoriously difficult to clean up without a dedicated product. Try to keep the blade as flat against the wall as possible so you can remove the most foam. The supplier is a firm in Andover, Hampshire, and is called, AB Sealants Ltd., and they supply the product via mail order. Never use heat to remove foam … This product is most commonly used for form fitting unusual shaped objects for shipping, filling cracks in exterior walls for insulation and to prevent access by pests. It really depends on what kind of foam it is. Saw straight through the foam to remove the excess. However, if you act while the foam is still moist, you might be able to clean your sticky garments with minimal damage. Disposable vinyl or nitrile gloves are a good choice. – isherwood Jun 19 '18 at 13:46 Works instantly dissolves the foam, but it might not be great for the finish underneath. https://todayshomeowner.com/video/expanding-foam-spray-tube-cleaning-tip Keep slicing the foam off in small pieces until it’s completely flush with the rest of the wall. Never Use Heat. Rub the affected part of the clothing with the nail polish remover. Avoid using soap and water, since moisture actually makes the foam cure. Here is a product specifically intended for removing hardened expanding foam, and it's safe for use on PVC. When the foam insulation is still wet, it can be simply wiped away and cleaned with a mild detergent. It was used up in the loft for a temporary repair to keep the water out until the flashing round the chimney stacks was repaired. help!! But you’re right, once it’s dry, to cut as much of it off and then try to abrade the rest of it off. 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