How can I remove old bathtub stickers?

I purchased an older home and it has blue flower non-sticks. I tried goo-gone and scraping but can't get them off.
  17 answers
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Apr 05, 2016
    Try WD-40. Put on the Decals allowing it to work long enough to remove the adhesive. It will leave a residue that might take some time to get rid of.Use a non-toxic bathroom cleaner that would work on soap scum and see if that works of the residue or fill the tub with hot water and white vinegar.

  • Rj Rj on Apr 05, 2016
    Magic Eraser

  • Lorne Bragg Lorne Bragg on Apr 05, 2016
    I wld try a little heat and plastic scraper - use heat gun and do not over heat the tub

  • try your hairdryer,,and a plastic scraper,,then remove any leftover adhesive with white spirit or turpentine

  • New4646560 New4646560 on Apr 06, 2016
    Goo Gone works great.Just give it some time to work, if possible overnight

  • Lola Lola on Apr 06, 2016
    I like the hairdryer idea, do not use a heat gun, you will damage your tub. After that, try mineral or baby oil to get the decals up. Soak the decals with the oil, let it set, try it and then use the hair dryer. After they come up, get the residue up with the oil or goo be gone. Or get a new tub.

  • Liddia Liddia on Apr 06, 2016
    Try WD 40

  • Nancy J Nancy J on Apr 06, 2016
    try a paste of coconut oil and baking soda, let sit, I've used this before and it works, just give it time

  • Grammie Grammie on Apr 06, 2016
    If all else fails, try vinegar and water or try vinegar full strength. Soak rags in vinegar , lay on the decals for a bit. Never tried this on a tub but always removes labels and great to clean up before you install a new faucet.

  • Kathy Bitzan Kathy Bitzan on Apr 06, 2016
    My daughter reminded me of an old trick we use to use back in the 60's. Lighter fluid. She said they use it at the pharmacy where she works.....

  • Becky Becky on Apr 06, 2016
    You can also try a 1:1 mixture of liquid fabric softener and water.

  • Cheryl Gyles Cheryl Gyles on Apr 06, 2016
    I agree with Grammie ^^^, use full strength vinegar. Vinegar is recommended to help soften old caulking for removal when re-doing the bathtub surround, so it should work on this as well. Liberally spray it on or cover area with vinegar-soaked rags...may have to leave for several hours or overnight. Should soften up the adhesive enough for the decals to come off with minimal effort.

  • Vik Vik on Apr 06, 2016
    you have to heat them. try a hair dryer

  • Candi Candi on Apr 06, 2016

  • Colleen Colleen on Apr 06, 2016
    Goo Gone usually works on everything so the fact it's not might be because it's having a hard time penetrating through the outer layer. If you have a steamer, you might try that instead.

  • Janice Ball Janice Ball on Apr 07, 2016
    I scraped off what I could with a single bladed razor blade then mixed vinegar, soda and acouple drops of blue Dawn dish detergent, be sure to close the drain and let it sit in in the tub for as long as possible then scrape the residue with the single razor blade in the little holder for scraping pain from Windows. Hope this helps. My old tub looks so pretty and white, just like new!

  • New4646560 New4646560 on Apr 08, 2016
    You need to cover sticker even a little on the edges so that the goo gone can get under edges give it 24 hrs to work