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Andrew
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May 2022 18 16:52

Steam Cleaner

Now we've had all the covid distance tapes removed from the carpets we've been left with an unsightly sticky strip which looks awful. I want to try removing these with a steam cleaner so am in need of recommendations for one which will do the job, hopefully.
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May 2022 18 17:07

Re: Steam Cleaner

I don't know which steamer to get, but I got my sticky marks up with Sel-Freez which freezes the sticky residue and then you can scrape it up quite easily and quickly.
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May 2022 18 17:22

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steamer doesn't touch it. I have the Karcher DE4002 and it is great for steaming. I've left mine for now and one day I will find a solution as they are 2m apart and I have 6 corridors full!!
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May 2022 19 07:58

Re: Steam Cleaner

good morning i have used upvc cleaner on ours and a stiff brush come up no problem. hope that helps.
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Ajl wrote: Thu, 19th May 2022, 7:58am good morning i have used upvc cleaner on ours and a stiff brush come up no problem. hope that helps.
Interesting idea?
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May 2022 19 09:28

Re: Steam Cleaner

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This is what I used, absolutely brilliant.
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May 2022 19 12:01

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I would think a hot steam cleaner would just make the glue sticky again. [Confused.png]

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May 2022 19 14:37

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EBJ wrote: Thu, 19th May 2022, 12:01pm I would think a hot steam cleaner would just make the glue sticky again. [Confused.png]
I was going to use it to loosen the glue then try scraping it off the carpet.
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May 2022 19 18:20

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You could try chewing gum freeze remover Andrew as it makes the glue brittle and easier to scrap up, good luck i hope you succeed. [Thumb_up.png]

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