As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. I may also earn a commission when you buy through other links on my site. Learn more.

How To Remove and Restick Stickers

How To Remove and Restick Stickers (Quickly & Easily)

Unless you bought your stickers from Redbubble or Society6, stickers can be a pain to remove and restick.

Here are a few tips to make the task a little easier.

How Do You Remove a Sticker Without Ruining It? (Start With Heat)

Removing stickers can be a little difficult, but with the right tools, it can be a breeze.

If you have a heat gun or hair dryer, you can use that to remove stickers. The key is to apply heat to the sticker until it starts to peel off. Be careful not to burn yourself or the surface you’re removing the sticker from.

If the sticker is stubborn, use a knife or razor blade to cut it off at the edge of the adhesive.

Removing stickers with a knife or razor blade can be a quick and easy way to get the sticker off of the surface it is stuck to, but it can also be a dangerous way to remove stickers if you’re not careful. Here are a few tips for removing stickers with a knife or razor blade:

  1. Make sure the surface you’re removing the sticker from is stable and won’t move around while you’re trying to cut the sticker.
  2. Cut slowly and carefully, making sure not to slip and cut yourself.
  3. If the sticker is on a curved surface, try to cut along the curve of the surface to avoid damaging it.
  4. If there are any parts of the sticker that are still attached, use a pair of pliers or tweezers to pull them off before discarding the rest of the sticker.

Once the sticker is unstuck from the surface, see if it’s still sticky. If it is, just reapply the sticker to a new surface!

But, what happens if the sticker won’t peel off? Or, what happens if the sticker lost all its stickiness?

Keep reading to find out!

Sticker Still Won’t Peel Off? (Goo Gone vs Water)

If you can’t peel the sticker off in one piece, but you still want to remove the sticker from the surface, there are a few ways to approach the problem. But the most important factor is choosing the right method for the sticker and surface.

If the sticker is old and brittle, peeling it off may damage the surface underneath. In this case, using a solvent like Goo Gone Adhesive Remover (Amazon) may work better. I recommend Goo Gone because it’s the best adhesive remover I’ve ever used. It removes stickers, gum, and other sticky residues quickly and easily.

Just apply the Goo Gone to the sticker and let it sit for a few minutes. Then use a rag or sponge to wipe away both the sticker and the Goo Gone.

If the sticker is new or sticky, using warm water may work best. Apply some warm water to the sticker and let it sit for a minute or two. Then use your fingers or a scraper to peel off the sticker. Be careful not to damage the surface underneath.

How Can I Make My Stickers Sticky Again? (Applying Adhesive to Your Stickers)

If you removed a Redbubble or Society6 sticker from a surface, chances are you can just reapply the sticker again just like you did the first time you stuck it somewhere!

But what if you have a sticker that lost its stickiness?

This is where a “sticker maker”, like the popular Xyron Sticker Macker (Amazon), comes into play.

The Xyron Sticker Maker is really easy to use. You just have to put the used sticker in the machine and it will automatically create a sticker that sticks for you! The Xyron Sticker Maker is also a great way to make custom stickers without having to go to a store and buy them.

I love my Xyron sticker maker! It is so easy to use and makes creating stickers a breeze. The best part is that there is no adhesive needed, so the stickers come out perfect every time. This is a must-have for any sticker lover!

Conclusion: How To Remove Stickers Without Damaging Them

There are a few ways to remove stickers without damaging them.

If the sticker is old and brittle, it can be removed by peeling it off. If the sticker is new or still has some adhesive left, it can be removed by using a hair dryer or heating gun.

And if your stickers lose all their stickiness, there are plenty of sticker makers that can add adhesives to your stickers and make them like new again!

I typically stick to Redbubble and Society6 stickers because they’re made from durable, high-quality vinyl, which makes them easy to peel off and restick to a new surface.

Sometimes you might want to remove a sticker from something so you can reuse it again. To do this, you can use a little bit of heat. You can either use a hair dryer or a heat gun. The heat will make the sticker come off the surface it is stuck to.

More specifically, set the hair dryer at the lowest temperature and hold it a minimum of 6 inches from the sticker. Wave the hair dryer over the sticker for 5 minutes or until you feel as though the sticker is warm and slightly sticky. Using your fingers, gently peel the sticker off.

Melissa Dawn,