Recently, we had a Gorilla glue mishap which has left the glue on the
kitchen floor (linoleum). Does anyone have any suggestions as to how
I can go about removing this mess we have created?
According to the FAQ on the Gorilla a Glue web page: "Cured glue can be
removed with a chisel, scraper, or sandpaper"
Good luck. If you had a good coat of was it my come up easily, but if not,
. . . . . .
It tends to "foam" and unless it is clamped, the stuff doesn't like to stick
to non-porous surfaces.
With a little luck, it will come up after one or two cycles of "wear and
tear" and routine cleaning.
OR you can get a single edge razor blade and CAREFULLY scrape it up.
Nothing to be gained, either. The urea-formaldehyde glue is nothing
like contact cement and a tile floor is nothing like linoleum...
If it had been caught when fresh and not fully cured, acetone is a
solvent. Of course, if it is "real" linoleum, that would have a
pretty high probability of taking the color out of the flooring.
Choose your poison.
As Edwin says, if the floor was in good shape and had a coat of wax,
best hope is it will simply lift off, not adhering to the slick
surface. After that, it's pretty much impervious to anything non-
mechanical that would do more harm to the floor than the glue itself.
I'd probably worry at it w/ some of the plastic scraper thingies and
see if could break chunks free. If I was lucky it would pop off. If
I were really lucky I'd have a chunk of scrap flooring that could be
patched in to make a neat repair.
replying to brianwuollet, Get it done wrote:
I used acetone fingernail polish remover on a qtip and scraped using a tiny
flathead screwdriver got gorilla glue off the vinyl floor and laminate
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