How Do You Remove Gum From Concrete?
Pieces of dirty gum stuck to concrete is unsightly, unsanitary and downright inconvenient: There is nothing worse than getting gum stuck to the bottom of your shoe. Removing gum from a concrete surface does not have to be a difficult task. It will, however, require a little elbow grease and perseverance. Using cleaning equipment and a few common household items will make this job easy. Harden the wad of gum by either using a couple of ice cubes from the freezer or an aerosol freezing agent. This will hold the gum together helping to lift the gum in one or two strokes. The freezing agent can be purchased from most home improvement stores. Use a sharp putty knife to scrape and chip away at the gum after it has become hard. You may have to repeat step 1 a couple of times to be successful. The majority of the gum should now be removed. Spray any remaining gum with WD-40. Allow the lubricant to soak into the gum and the surrounding concrete area. After two or three minutes, use the putty kn