When vinyl floorings become dilapidated, changing is always the best option. However, removing it is easier said than done as it requires time, effort, knowledge, and money to make a satisfying result out of this project.

Aside from the burden of removing the old floorings, residue of glue stick on the subfloor making it impossible to put on a new flooring material. Hence, the next task that needs to be accomplished is to determine the ways on how to eliminate the glue deposits and get rid of the annoying sight of it.

The internet can be a rich source of information on what can be used to obtain success in this task. But common sense will say that the nearest hardware can provide credible solution to this household problem. One of the recommendations that hardware authorities will certainly offer are the paint strippers. Paint basically is colored glue; hence, materials that are used to remove paints can also work effectively as a residue remover.

Other environmental friendly substances, such as citrus and soy-based products do act as a helpful vinyl floor adhesive removal. These products may either take the form of a liquid material or as a paste. The first is effective on scattered residue while the second type works best on solid line glue remainders. But all the same, both functions to soften the residue.

Below is the table which shows the top 6 best adhesive removers 2018. Each and every adhesive removers is chosen by our specialist reviewers.


# 1 - Pyb16400 - Pdi Inc. Adhesive Tape Remover Pad, 1-1/4 X 2-3/5

Adhesive Tape Remover Pad, 1-1/4 x 2-3/5. The country of Origin in Unites States.

  • Sold_In - 100/BX
  • Dimensions - 3 X 6.5 X 2.75 (IN)


# 2 - Goo Gone Pro-power - Professional Strength Adhesive Remover - 32 Fl. Oz. Jug

Goo Gone Pro-Power is the formula you love on a whole new level. Goo Gone Pro-Power dissolves even the toughest stains and sticky messes.

  • DISSOLVES TAPE - professional strength formula formulated to remove tape and stickers
  • REMOVES - silicone caulk, adhesive, sealants, tree sap, wet paint, glue, grease and grime, asphalt, ink, marker, soot, tar, wax and oil
  • GREASE REMOVER - Pro-Power works great on removing grease or tar
  • CLEANS CARPET STAINS - safe, fast-working formula that works excellent on carpet stains
  • SAFE FOR USE ON - finished wood, painted surfaces, ceramic/porcelain, glass, metals and plastics


# 3 - 3m 03618 Adhesive Remover - 12 Oz.

Some products have limited compatibility and should only be used on select materials. The 3M solvent is compatible with glass and plastic. This SKU is formulated to work in adhesive removal applications. Comes conveniently packaged as a ready-to-use product. This solvent is packaged 1 can per pack, 4 per case.

  • Adhesive Tar and Wax Remover quickly removes wax, grease, oil and adhesive residue
  • It will not harm most cured automotive paints and is also suitable for vinyl and glass surfaces


# 4 - 54402300bx - Uni-solve Adhesive Remover Wipes

UNI-SOLVE Adhesive Remover Wipes


# 5 - Goo Gone Original Liquid - Surface Safe Adhesive Remover – Safely Removes Stickers, Labels, Decals, Residue, Tape, Chewing Gum, Grease, Tar - 8 Ounce

America's #1 Brand for Sticky, Gummy, Greasy, Gooey Problems! Goo Gonne's citrus power and scientific technology combine to defeat the toughest stains. Goo Gone can be used on hard surfaces, carpeting, upholstery, clothing, and more.If you can’t undo it, UN-goo it. Remove sticky, greasy messes with Goo Gone Original and return your surfaces to their original condition. Goo Gone removed stains from carpet, ceramic/ porcelain, finished wood, sealed stone, painted surfaces, glass, fabric, metals, and plastics. Goo gone is perfect for cleaning clothing, dinnerware and tables. DO NOT USE Goo Gone on silk, leather suede, rubber, faux stainless steel, drywall,…

  • SURFACE SAFE - formula will not harm your surfaces
  • REMOVES TAPE - excellent for removing tape from your surfaces
  • PERFECT FOR CLEANING - great for cleaning clothing, dinnerware and tables
  • REMOVES STICKERS - great for removing stickers from gifts or even cars
  • USE ON - adhesive, gum, crayon, glue