Apply Thinners. Senior Member Join Date May 2008 Location Brisbane Age 43 Posts 219. Besides foam saws, there are special knives with handles that are made to carefully remove it. if you still have the can of the foam, make a test chunk of the foam. Just finished sealing round a skylight with some expanding foam and wondered what the best way to remove it from the glass was? Expanding polyurethane foam sealant requires moisture to expand and cure. Put nail polish remover with acetone on a second cloth. Lacquer thinner is very effective in removing cured wall foam insulation. If you're applying foam to dry wood or other dry surfaces, or working on a day with little humidity, misting the area first will help the foam expand and cure faster. It’ll most likely outlive your grandchildren if it’s not exposed to direct sunlight. Removing the foam as it's drying is problematic as it will continue to expand, but removing it when it's dry is a relatively simple task. Any tips gratefully received Posted 8 years ago It's imperative that you read the user manual carefully before using these tools. ... then try everything that you have in your garage, like paint thinners, etc. 24th Jul 2008, 06:27 PM #2. chuth77. Apply stain remover to the spot you have treated with nail polish remover. Rub the affected part of the clothing with the nail polish remover. then try everything in your house, like alcohol, nailpolish remover, vinegar, etc. I didn't notice it straight away, and now, one year later I still haven't found a way of removing it completely, without scratching the bath. Expanding foam is applicable in many aspects of do-it-yourself home improvement, from fixing cracks in walls to insulation. Just want to make you all aware, today I detailed a car which was covered in speckles of expanding foam which my customer said that they are doing renovations at home and when using the foam a lot of it floated in the air and landed on the paintwork of … Here is a product specifically intended for removing hardened expanding foam, and it's safe for use on PVC. Foam sealant won't stick well to a wet surface. Use small pieces of cardboard to scrape off excess foam, throwing them away immediately to avoid getting foam elsewhere as it expands. Once it’s hardened, spray foam is incredibly durable. Remove expanding foam immediately from areas you do not want it. 8. Expanding foam is much easier to remove from brick and masonry (and from anything else, for that matter) if you’re able to get to it before it sets. Any tips apart from acid, I've been out there picking it off and I'm losing the will to live, please any useful tips gratefully received. 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