A hair dryer and a butter knife. Use the blowdryer to heat up and soften the caulking from around the tub or tile. Sometimes it will just pull up like a string sometimes you need to use the butter knife.I used bleach to really clean and disinfect the area before I re-do the job.Always test first on a spot that will NOT be seen.
Try some WD-40 spray
Silicone (RTV) caulk is difficult to remove. Popular Mechanics has a useful article at http://www.popularmechanics.com/home_journal/how_to/4213124.html
My bathroom has suddenly developed yucky black mold. How can I remove it easily?
Silicone gets into the wood fibers & is not easily broken down. Sanding may be the best answer
Yes you can, but it is a cleaner job if you remove the old caulking (as much as you can) and reseal it with new caulk.
pull it out
Figure It Out
First, remove the old caulking. Clean any mold and dirt and allow the area to thoroughly dry. Add your new silicon caulking and let dry a full 24 hours or more.
methalated spirt will remove silcone
Use a razor blade, and a spray bottle with water. The water will help the razor blade slide easily up and down the glass.
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Flash bathroom or cleanez
Hi, my husband sealed our bath and got some sealant right in the bath. I removed it very easily with a facial wipe that I remove make up with. Hope this works for you too.
If you wish to remove silicone from wood, you should be able to just peel it off. It does not require a solvent. However, if you do need a solvent, I recommend vinegar.
Hi You can use solvent or stripping agent to remove silicone caulk from tiles. Find more helpful tips, ideas at http://www.gharexpert.com Thanks
It is not stated in the question. But, assuming the caulking (tar and untwisted rope) has been used to seal ship or boat planking. Heat the old caulking and remove while hot with a flat hook or knife. If I've read the question wrong, then more information is required.
no its not but it does remove water and repells water
I use Fantastic spray to remove nicotine stains from just about everything... even window silicone seal.
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shoot it with a gun and brake it with an axe and remove it by your hand
Lowe's has a product that can remove silicon sealer, called Lift Off. It's biodegradable.
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Remove existing caulking. Scrub thoroughly. If there is mold, spray with antifungal. Let dry thoroughly. Recaulk.