Foam Sealer

I have come here before for helpful info.... so what my question now is... I had about a year ago used a foam that tuned beige in color between the end of a kitchen counter that did not meet the wall. I was new at using this & did not know that it was going to harden like a rock. What I want to know is... how would I be able to remove it? I pressed the lever of the foam can lightly & while holding it brought the can down to the floor while pressing the lever & enough to get the foam to be about an inh or so thick. Thanks for any info. ..Mindy
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The most obvious would be that it was not a foam, sound like some epoxy grout of some kind but I have never seen it in a can. Be interesting what others have to say.bob...
I have come here before for helpful info.... so what my question now is... I had about a year ago used a foam that tuned beige in color between the end of a kitchen counter that did not meet the wall. I was new at using this & did not know that it was going to harden like a rock. What I want to know is... how would I be able to remove it? I pressed the lever of the foam can lightly & while holding it brought the can down to the floor while pressing the lever & enough to get the foam to be about an inh or so thick. Thanks for any info. ..Mindy
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Thanks for the responses! I have not touched anything as of yet... with what I plugged the opening up with... & being that one side touches a white sheet rock wall & the other side a light wood grain counter that I put together. Would it be that I would use an electric sander to just file it? Thanks! Mindy
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Whether this is removed or not... how long will it last? Thanks! ..Mindy
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I have come here before for helpful info.... so what my question now is... I had about a year ago used a foam that tuned beige in color between the end of a kitchen counter that did not meet the wall. I was new at using this & did not know that it was going to harden like a rock. What I want to know is... how would I be able to remove it? I pressed the lever of the foam can lightly & while holding it brought the can down to the floor while pressing the lever & enough to get the foam to be about an inh or so thick. Thanks for any info. ..Mindy
The true foam sealant is not rock-like at all. Hard to the touch, yes, but easy enough to trim with a knife. Did you use a different product? If you find it online (or at the store where you bought it), you will get better advice.
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On Mar 17, 12:16 pm, snipped-for-privacy@webtv.net (.-.MINDY.-.) wrote:

Expanding foam is a polyisocyanurate foam, not caulking, and it does get rather hard. It also is not UV stable and that's why it turns color. You can't use caulk in a gap that large. You need to cut a piece of wood to fit int he gap or use some trim to cover it.
The best way to remove the foam is to dig it out with a chisel or screwdriver - really any tool will do. Use a sharp tool to clean up the edges. You'll find out that the stuff is pretty tenacious and won't let go easily. Take your time.
R
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I have come here before for helpful info.... so what my question now is... I had about a year ago used a foam that tuned beige in color between the end of a kitchen counter that did not meet the wall. I was new at using this & did not know that it was going to harden like a rock. What I want to know is... how would I be able to remove it? I pressed the lever of the foam can lightly & while holding it brought the can down to the floor while pressing the lever & enough to get the foam to be about an inh or so thick. Thanks for any info. ..Mindy
It skins over with a hard surface. It can be cut with a hacksaw blade. Don't know what kind of a space you need to doctor up. You might be able to cover it with a strip of wood or metal and have it look half decent. If not, as Ricodjour suggests, clean it out and cut a strip to fit.
Steve
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