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Old March 20th, 2009, 08:23 AM
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Glue/Adhesive on Garage Floor

Any ideas on how to remove an adhesive from a cement garage floor? My DH thinks the former owners had mats to park their motorcycles on. When they removed the mats, a sticky-gooey mess was left on the floor.

I've put old towels down and removed the stickiest (is that a word?) part. We sure would like to get the rest of it off!

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Old March 20th, 2009, 09:28 AM
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Re: Glue/Adhesive on Garage Floor

When I had wood floors put down in a room which had previously been carpeted, the workers scraped off the glue that had been used to stick the carpet pad to the cement (slab) foundation. They used a big, metal scraper (about two feet long) with a very sharp blade. That glue was dried though - not sticky.

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Old March 21st, 2009, 07:30 PM
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Re: Glue/Adhesive on Garage Floor

We'll give that a try. Maybe it will get most of it off. I think what is bothering DH now that most of the "stickiness" is gone is the discoloration. He may just have to live with that.

Thank you for the suggestion.
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Old March 22nd, 2009, 05:59 AM
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Re: Glue/Adhesive on Garage Floor

Maybe there is something like Goo-begone, thats what I use on small things like labels on jar. But you would have to use a large amount of it. It only comes in small amounts.
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Re: Glue/Adhesive on Garage Floor

try soaking it with mineral oil for a bit first. If that doesnt work, try heating it up with a hairdryer and scraping it off with a plastic scraper. A super hot wet towel and a scraper also works for some sticky stuff.
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