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What's the best way to remove scotch tape and adhesive from wallboard painted with flat paint? The glue has penetrated that paint.
Thanks for the advice! :)
Don't know for sure because adhesives vary........but I think I would first try Goo-Gone.
Be careful which product you buy as some of their products won't harm dried latex paint, but others will remove it.
(Ran into a Goo-Gone Max in the store the other day. Clearly states on the back that it will remove dried latex paint.)
The original product (first in the linked line-up) is supposedly safe for dried latex paint....and has never harmed any for me. When/if in doubt, click on any particular product and read the specifics.
If you intend to repaint, make sure you rinse the wall well after using the product. I always wash painted walls/woodwork with TSP before overcoating. Again, a thorough rinse is mandatory. Two won't hurt a thing.