I have jars that had labels on them. Get the label & stickyness off?

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  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Sep 11, 2017
    http://www.hometalk.com/search/posts?filter=label%20removing
  • Dfm Dfm on Sep 11, 2017
    goo gone, peanut butter, soak in hot water....I'm sure there are others
  • 2dogal 2dogal on Sep 11, 2017
    I use Goo Gone. It's the simplest, and works the best.
  • Bou29483092 Bou29483092 on Sep 11, 2017
    Lighter fluid
  • PJ Wise PJ Wise on Sep 11, 2017
    Fill the jar with hot water while soaking in warm, sudsy water. Try to remove the warm label and glue with the back side of a butter knife. Use a scrubbie with dish soap, veg oil, PB or Goo Gone to remove the residual stickiness; repeat as necessary.
  • Kay27246977 Kay27246977 on Sep 11, 2017
    goo gone
    its an awesome spray
  • Liz Toone Liz Toone on Sep 11, 2017
    Apply Goo Gone on the sticky residue and place a napkin on top of the area that you just sprayed. Then spray more glue gone on top of the napkin let it sit for an hour. The residue should come off quite easily at this point.
  • Suzy Kennedy-Lawrence Suzy Kennedy-Lawrence on Sep 11, 2017
    Goof off, GooGone, all are available in hardware stores, it works like a charm for removing any sticky residue on pretty much anything. I just used it on two jars that were great for storing things in my sewing room and they are like new. Soak the sticky stuff and wash with Dawn to remove a lot and spray the Goo Gone (or whichever you prefer), let it sit for maybe 5 minutes and use Dawn on a cloth or sponge to finish it up.
  • Shirah Shirah on Sep 11, 2017
    You can try nail polish remover. sometimes soaking them in hot water and vinegar will help.