Whether porcelain or ceramic kitchen utensils, you often find sticker labeling on the back or base when first bought them from the store or supermarket. These pricing stickers on the ceramic mugs or spoons are often difficult to remove. Even after you tear off the paper part of the stickers, the adhesive residue will be still on the ceramic surface.
In this article, I will be sharing an easy and effective way to remove the remaining stickers or adhesive residue from the ceramic surface.
Use Vinegar to remove sticker residue off ceramic
Vinegar is a mild acid that helps to soften and weaken the adhesive material between the sticker and ceramic surface, eventually allows an effortless way of removing the sticker residue.
Steps to remove sticker residue from ceramic surface
- Submerge, paint or cover the sticker residue with vinegar.
- Let the vinegar soak into the sticker residue for a few minutes.
- Use a cloth to wipe off the weaken sticker / adhesive residue from the ceramic surface.
Note: Dilute the vinegar with water for a less aggressive acidic mixture.
Benefits of using vinegar to remove sticker residue from ceramic cookware
- Vinegar does not react with ceramic, so this is a safe method and it won’t harm or damage the ceramic material.
- Vinegar is an edible substance, thus it is safe to use your kitchen utensil without worrying about the remaining vinegar on the surfaces.
- Vinegar is a popular ingredient in all kitchens and thus it is always available and accessible.