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How to Remove Stickers from Car

Peeling sticker from windshield

If you’ve ever tried to remove sticker residue from your car windshield with regular cleaning supplies, we can just about guarantee that you were unsatisfied with the results. In this at-home car care guide from Edwards Nissan, we’ll show you how to remove stickers from car windows, body paint, and bumpers in just a few simple steps. Even better, you likely have all the supplies you need at home in Omaha to remove that goo from the windshield of your new Nissan Rogue! Learn how to get stickers off your car with ease today!

How to Remove Sticker Residue from Car Windows

Several different cleaning solutions will work to remove sticker residue, so you probably won’t need to purchase any others. Goo Gone is the most effective choice because it’s chemically designed to break down sticker adhesive. Still, any of the following will help along the way as you learn how to get stickers off a car:

  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Basic window cleaner
  • Goo Gone
  • WD-40
  • Ice

Gather your cleaning supplies, a few microfiber cloths, and an X-Acto knife, and then follow these steps for how to get stickers off car surfaces:

  1. Spray rubbing alcohol, window cleaner, or Goo Gone on the windshield or window. If you don’t have any of those at home, try window cleaner or rubbing alcohol. Otherwise, keep reading for how to remove stickers from car windows using just ice.
  2. Allow the cleaning liquid to sit for a few minutes. If using ice, hold an ice cube against the sticker residue for a few minutes.
  3. Now take your X-Acto knife and chip away at any remaining sticker or residue.
  4. If there are still stubborn bits that won’t come off, repeat steps 1 through 3, or use WD-40 to loosen the remaining residue.

How to Remove Sticker Residue from Car Body

If you’re trying to remove stickers from the car body or bumper before you head back out for a drive in Council Bluffs, the process is a little different. Make sure you have your supplies (a hairdryer and a credit card) handy before you begin. Here’s how to remove sticker from car bumpers:

  • Clean dirt and debris from the sticker and the surrounding area.
  • Use the hairdryer to apply a few seconds of heat directly to the sticker, starting in the middle and then heating the edges.
  • Use the credit card to get under the sticker and scrape away the adhesive residue. Be advised that using a razor blade may damage your car’s paint surface!
  • Repeat steps 1 through 3 until the sticker has vanished.

Rely on Edwards Nissan for Expert Auto Maintenance Tips

Looking for tips to keep your Nissan Sentra running smooth between service appointments? Now that you know how to remove sticker residue from car surfaces, checking your oil should be easy! Bellevue and La Vista drivers can contact us at Edwards Nissan for expert at-home car care tips.

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