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How to Remove a Bumper Sticker Without Scratching Your Car


Time to remove the old campaign sticker? The college decal? The bumper sticker that once seemed so funny—but isn’t anymore? Saturate a cloth with distilled white vinegar, and cover the sticker with it. Wait at least 30 minutes for the vinegar to soak through and dissolve the glue. Then peel off the sticker, or gently scrape it off with a straight edge like a credit card. If some glue still remains, you can rub it off with a rag or a sponge moistened with a bit of vegetable oil.

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Source: Joan Wilen and Lydia Wilen are health investigators based in New York City who have spent decades collecting “cures from the cupboard.” They are authors of Bottom Line’s Treasury of Home Remedies & Natural Cures and Bottom Line’s Household Magic. They are authors of the free e-letter Household Magic Daily Tips Date: June 22, 2010 Publication: Bottom Line's Household Magic
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