How to Remove Old Contact Paper

14th Oct 2015
How to Remove Contact Paper

Has anyone ever tried to remove old contact paper from a shelf?

It can be really difficult to remove shelf paper that has been sticking for a long time.

Here is a handy tip for easy contact paper removal.

Using heat from a hairdryer will reactivate the glue, soften the vinyl and make removal of the old contact paper so easy!

 

Watch this short video:

Wow! That blow dryer really made it easy to remove the old shelf paper.

The next step will be to paint out the ugly particle board that was hiding underneath and freshen up the inside of this old closet.
But for now, the old shelf paper is off and it was so easy to remove it!