in the process of installing my front door the installer must have
handled the door after applying clear silicone and there are a few
spots on the door where the silicone is only visible when painting -
what can i use to wipe over the entire door to get rid of the residue
prior to painting?
Razor blade, then rub with your finger. Silicon is *very* tough to
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Remove as much as you can with a paint scraper or razor blade. Then wipe the
area with trichloroethylene (available in the paint dept at most home
CAUTION: trichloroethylene will also remove some of the existing finish.
DANGER: this stuff is chemically a first cousin to chloroform. Take the
warnings on the package seriously.
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