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Kentville

06:35AM | 07/18/05
Member Since: 07/17/05
4 lifetime posts
Bvwindows
We purchased a home that is 3 years old and the owners did not remove the plastic from the newly installed garage door. The plastic now is starting to peel off in places but we can't seem to remove it by hand. Is there anything we can apply to loosen the baked on plastic.???

tomh

08:27AM | 07/18/05
Member Since: 07/01/03
550 lifetime posts
You might try using a hair dryer. That should release the bond without damaging the enamaled surface.

Kentville

09:30AM | 07/18/05
Member Since: 07/17/05
4 lifetime posts
Just tried the hair dryer on the plastic and it didn't work. This is baked on in the flat spots and peeling in the hollows it's a mess.

Thanks for the help

wizardwoman

08:21PM | 08/18/05
Member Since: 08/18/05
1 lifetime posts
I have the same problem. We got a "deal" on a garage door with the same problem and had no idea it would be so hard to get off.

Kentville

05:18AM | 09/16/05
Member Since: 07/17/05
4 lifetime posts
We did remove a small amount of plastic that was lifting off with a wire brush carefull not to remove the paint. We would like to paint the door to match the shutters but until we clean all the plastic off we can't. If you find the magic solution please let me know.

Thanks
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