Disposable vinyl or nitrile gloves are a good choice. 6. Rub the damp expansion foam with a dry cloth. Clean With Acetone Instead of Water. Discussion in 'Builders' Talk' started by skhudy, Oct 4, 2010. skhudy New Member. help!! You could try using acetone (nail polish remover) to removed uncured wall foam. But you could spray the siding with the WD-40 and then work the Scotch pad back and forth. https://todayshomeowner.com/video/expanding-foam-spray-tube-cleaning-tip If you can't get all of it off, moisten your wiping cloth with acetone. Test it on a hidden area first to ensure that damage don’t result. And make sure to wear old clothes because you'll probably get foam on those, too. Put nail polish remover with acetone on a second cloth. So its now bonded to the wood and brick work. Avoid using soap and water, since moisture actually makes the foam cure. It really depends on what kind of foam it is. Wipe off the foam with a rag while it is still moist, if possible. – batsplatsterson Sep 28 '18 at 0:01 Rub the affected part of the clothing with the nail polish remover. Remove expanding foam from car paint??? I made the mistake of getting "Great Stuff" expanding foam all over my hands and I cannot get it off. Have you used this one for this purpose? – isherwood Jun 19 '18 at 13:46 Works instantly dissolves the foam, but it might not be great for the finish underneath. How do you remove cured expanding foam other than cutting it off? But you’re right, once it’s dry, to cut as much of it off and then try to abrade the rest of it off. Saw straight through the foam to remove the excess. However, if you act while the foam is still moist, you might be able to clean your sticky garments with minimal damage. Keep slicing the foam off in small pieces until it’s completely flush with the rest of the wall. It was used up in the loft for a temporary repair to keep the water out until the flashing round the chimney stacks was repaired. I tried peeling it, but my skin comes off with it. Cured urethane is notoriously difficult to clean up without a dedicated product. It is easiest to remove foam insulation from aluminum before it has had a chance to set and dry. Try to keep the blade as flat against the wall as possible so you can remove the most foam. You may find that you pull off some of that residue. Here is a product specifically intended for removing hardened expanding foam, and it's safe for use on PVC. Tools & Chemicals: Acetone, … Continue reading "Expanding Foam" Remove as much of the foam as possible with the cloth. Never Use Heat. So unless you want to wear the foam until it wears off, put on gloves. The supplier is a firm in Andover, Hampshire, and is called, AB Sealants Ltd., and they supply the product via mail order. 5. 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