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. 24th Jul 2008, 06:27 PM #2. chuth77. Apply stain remover to the spot you have treated with nail polish remover. Lacquer thinner is very effective in removing cured wall foam 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 … The supplier is a firm in Andover, Hampshire, and is called, AB Sealants Ltd., and they supply the product via mail order. ... if you find something that dissolves the test foam, then use it on a hidden part of the cabinet – jsotola Feb 7 '18 at 17:10 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. Expanding polyurethane foam sealant requires moisture to expand and cure. Expanding foam is applicable in many aspects of do-it-yourself home improvement, from fixing cracks in walls to insulation. Remove as much of the foam as possible with the cloth. It’ll most likely outlive your grandchildren if it’s not exposed to direct sunlight. Pour acetone onto old rags and wipe off excess expanding foam residue the cardboard pieces did not get. Rub the affected part of the clothing with the nail polish remover. Removing expansion foam from brickwork. if you still have the can of the foam, make a test chunk of the foam. Senior Member Join Date May 2008 Location Brisbane Age 43 Posts 219. 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. Any tips gratefully received Posted 8 years ago Apply Thinners. Be careful, though; you want to dampen the area, not wet it. then try everything in your house, like alcohol, nailpolish remover, vinegar, etc. It's imperative that you read the user manual carefully before using these tools. 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. Just finished sealing round a skylight with some expanding foam and wondered what the best way to remove it from the glass was? 8. Once it’s hardened, spray foam is incredibly durable. Use small pieces of cardboard to scrape off excess foam, throwing them away immediately to avoid getting foam elsewhere as it expands. It's called, Soudal PU Remover, £8.06 100 ml plus £2.35 p & p. My bathroom fitter got that expanding foam on my new acrylic bath. There are various tools available to remove wall foam insulation. 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. This should get the remaining foam out of the garment. Put nail polish remover with acetone on a second cloth. 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