a) Someone else, who is *not* intending to repaint, might get the idea from
this post that using nail polish remover to remove tape adhesive from a
painted surface is a good idea. This person will encounter an unpleasant
b) The area from which the paint is removed will be a different color. This
may show through the new coat.
c) Nail polish remover contains oils, perfumes, and dyes in addition to the
solvent (acetone). These substances, the oils in particular, may interfere
with the adhesion of the new coat, or create a stain which shows through it.
d) Nail polish remover may simply smear the adhesive around, without removing
it completely. This also may interfere with the adhesion of the new coat, or
create a stain which shows through it.
e) Use of flammable, toxic solvents for *any* purpose, when there exist
non-flammable, non-toxic alternatives which work equally well, is *never* a
She is repainting, would not care about messing up old paint. She just wants
to take goo off.
Are you here to discuss home repair or to judge me from one line???
More over, is it necessary to use capital letter to yell at me?
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3M makes a lot of the tape and also adhesive removers. One Ilike is product #
09894 General Purpose cleaner. Very popular in auto body shops and available in
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