if you still have the can of the foam, make a test chunk of the foam. 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. 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. It's imperative that you read the user manual carefully before using these tools. 24th Jul 2008, 06:27 PM #2. chuth77. Use small pieces of cardboard to scrape off excess foam, throwing them away immediately to avoid getting foam elsewhere as it expands. Any tips gratefully received Posted 8 years ago ... 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 Apply Thinners. Expanding polyurethane foam sealant requires moisture to expand and cure. It’ll most likely outlive your grandchildren if it’s not exposed to direct sunlight. 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 … Apply stain remover to the spot you have treated with nail polish remover. Expanding foam is applicable in many aspects of do-it-yourself home improvement, from fixing cracks in walls to insulation. Once it’s hardened, spray foam is incredibly durable. Removing expansion foam from brickwork. ... then try everything that you have in your garage, like paint thinners, etc. Foam sealant won't stick well to a wet surface. Lacquer thinner is very effective in removing cured wall foam insulation. Just finished sealing round a skylight with some expanding foam and wondered what the best way to remove it from the glass was? Rub the affected part of the clothing with the nail polish remover. Remove expanding foam immediately from areas you do not want it. Here is a product specifically intended for removing hardened expanding foam, and it's safe for use on PVC. 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. The supplier is a firm in Andover, Hampshire, and is called, AB Sealants Ltd., and they supply the product via mail order. Besides foam saws, there are special knives with handles that are made to carefully remove it. My bathroom fitter got that expanding foam on my new acrylic bath. 8. Remove as much of the foam as possible with the cloth. There are various tools available to remove wall foam insulation. 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. Senior Member Join Date May 2008 Location Brisbane Age 43 Posts 219. 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