Super glue is a difficult substance to remove from surfaces. If you find some super glue on your marble counter, it is important that you remove it immediately so that it will not ruin the marble. You will not be able to remove the super glue by simply washing but there are several methods that you can try in order to eliminate the super glue. Here are some of the tips that you can follow to eliminate super glue.
- Scrape off the super glue. You can scrape off the super glue from your marble counter if it is thick. The super glue dries quickly on the surface. Use a credit card or a hard ID card and try to scrape off the super glue. Be careful when you do this so that you do not scratch the marble surface. You should be able to remove some of the super glue that has dried. For the remaining super glue that is stuck, read the tips below.
- Nail polish remover. Nail polish remover is another thing that you can use to remove the super glue from your marble counter. Get a cotton ball and pour some nail polish remover on it. Rub the cotton ball over the super glue on the marble counter. The nail polish remover will melt away the super glue. You have to rub the super glue several times before you see the difference. Do not saturate the cotton ball with too much nail polish remover since it can affect the color of the marble. After removing the super glue, rinse off the area with warm water and soap.
- Mr. Clean Magic Eraser. You can use Mr. Clean Magic Eraser to get rid of the super glue on the marble counter. Get a sponge of Magic Eraser and wet it with warm water. Use the sponge to rub off the super glue from the marble surface. It may take a while before the scrubbing works but the super glue will eventually come off from the marble surface. After cleaning, wipe the marble with a clean cotton cloth.
- Commercial adhesive remover. Visit your local arts and crafts store or hardware store and purchase an adhesive remover. The adhesive remover is a solution that is used for getting rid of sticky substances left by stickers and labels. This can also be used to remove super glue stains from your marble. Wet an area of a clean cloth with the adhesive remover. Wipe the super glue with the clean cloth. If the super glue does not come off, leave the cloth over the stained area for a few minutes. Afterwards, wipe away the area and the super glue should be gone.
These are some of the options that you have so that you can remove super glue from your marble surfaces. Keep your marble surfaces protected by laying down some newspapers on the area when you are working with super glue or other materials that can stain such as paint or grease.