Going for a fresh coat of paint can give your house an elegant look, but sometimes we may face some hassle, especially when painting window trim. If dried paint flecks on the window it will spoil looks, But don’t worry! we will tell you how to remove paint from windows without scratching the glass. There are a few applied methods that work to remove paint from glass. You may be able to remove tiny spots using white vinegar and/or hot soapy water, but large paint spots may require the use of a razor blade. For better results, start with an easy method that will soften and loosen the paint.
Steps to Remove Paint from Glass Windows
Make use of the following materials:
Glass measuring cup or bowl | Distilled white vinegar | Rubber or vinyl gloves | Sponge or washcloth | Small bucket of warm water | Dish soap, glass cleaner | Razor blade Towel or Paper towels or newspaper
1- Pour almost one cup white vinegar into the measuring cup and microwave for 50 to 60 sec. Wear gloves to safeguards your hands, dip cloth or sponge into hot vinegar, saturate paint spots, and apply little-bit grease to loosen. The vinegar may not totally remove the spots, but it will soften them.
2- If the paint is not entirely removed using vinegar, immediately apply 1 to 1 ½ tablespoons of dish soap into the bucket and mix with warm water. Use a sponge or cloth to scrub the surface.
3- If still paint spots remain, make use of a razor to scrape them off. Always use a new razor because old or dull ones need more force to scratch. Try to hold the razor at a 45-degree angle, and scrape gently in one direction only. Work slowly, trying to get the edge of the razor fully underneath the edge of the paint splotch.
4- Once the entire paint has been removed, spritz glass with window cleaner and wipe with a paper towel.