lifestyle The Best Ways to Remove Labels or Stickers from Glass  

Jessica Lawshe
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Guh, there's nothing more annoying than ripping a sticker off of a bottle you want to re-use and having to deal with that leftover sticky gunk. You could try rubbing it away with your fingers, but chances are you'll give up before you're successful. Fortunately, this list is here to help! All you need to do is read on to find out how to remove stickers from glass, plastic, and other surfaces.

You try so hard to be careful by slowly lifting off those papery stickers so that you won't have to deal with the mess they leave behind. But seriously, it's almost impossible to remove them perfectly! For some reason they've made those stickers so there is always a little bit of adhesive left behind. Luckily, there are household and over the counter products you can use to remove labels and stickers from glass and packaging.

This how to remove sticky stuff includes using peanut butter, nail polish remover, hot water, Goo Gone, and even vodka (if you're okay sacrificing it) to remove labels and stickers. Basically you want to loosen the adhesive before you rip it off so there's nothing left behind. But even if there is some leftover "stick," there are plenty of things you can use to remove it.

So before you get fed up and give up on ever getting rid of that sticker, label, or the adhesive left behind, check out the best ways to remove labels and stickers below and upvote the method that works the best for you!
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Goo Gone

Goo Gone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Ways to Remove Labels or Stickers from Glass
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Goo Gone is a great product to remove stickers. All you have to do is apply it to the sticker or residue, blot it a bit, and then wipe away the residue.
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Vodka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Ways to Remove Labels or Stickers from Glass
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Vodka isn't just for drinking, according to Lifehacker. Just rub the leftover glue with a vodka-soaked cloth. 

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Aswanism suggests WD-40 and also shows you how to in this video. see more on WD-40
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Olive Oil

Olive oil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Ways to Remove Labels or Stickers from Glass
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Olive Oil is what you need to get off that terrible sticky residue, according to Apartment Therapy. All you have to do is rub some of the olive oil onto the spot and let it sit for a few seconds. Then just scrape away the stick.

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