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How do I remove super glue from clothes?


How do I remove super glue from clothes?

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Question: How do I remove super glue from clothes?
Here's how to remove super glue from clothes:
Answer: Allow the glue to dry before attempting to remove it from fabric. Wet a cotton swap with acetone-based nail polish remover and test the fabric in a small, inner seam to make sure the nail polish remover does not damage or discolor the material. Working from the outside of the stain to the inside, dab the spot with the swab, letting the swab sit on the spot for a minute or two. Using a dull kitchen knife, scrape away any loose glue. You may need to repeat this process several times from both sides of the stain.

When you feel the glue is gone, treat the area with prewash stain remover and launder according to fabric label directions. Check the stain before placing the garment in the dryer; you may need to retreat. Drying will set the stain and it will be impossible to remove.

If the garment is dry clean only, point out and identify the stain to your professional cleaner. If you are using a home dry cleaning kit, be sure to treat the stain with the provided stain remover before putting the garment in the dryer bag.

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