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Old 02-24-2008, 09:47 PM   #1
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removing silicone from granite

What's the best way to remove 100% silicone caulk from granite? I've removed most of it with a razor, but there's a little bit left that the razor wont catch. Is there a solvent that's safe on granite?
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Old 02-25-2008, 06:42 PM   #2
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Well,it's safe for granite, but maybe not any fillers of there are any,but i don't think you'll have any problems,you might try a black scrubby pad, or try this....http://www.acehardware.com/product/i...ductId=2151183
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Old 02-25-2008, 07:23 PM   #3
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Might try acetone. Won't hurt granite and evaporates quickly
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Old 02-25-2008, 08:03 PM   #4
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Hi Christopher,

Before I can answer your question I require some information.

1) What is the color of your granite?

2) Where is this accumulation and/or darkening located?


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Old 02-25-2008, 08:20 PM   #5
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The company called Prosoco has a silicone digest-er .
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Old 02-26-2008, 07:25 AM   #6
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Its Sapphire Blue granite. I removed a 4" granite backsplash to prep for a slate or quartz tile backsplash and theres the edge of silicone that was used to caulk at the plane change.

I've also been told that a nice and sharp razor does the trick without injuring the rock. I'll let y'all know what succeeds. Thanks for the responses!
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Old 03-05-2008, 01:11 PM   #7
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Prosoco Dicone NC-9 and Dicone NC-15 Gel. works like a charm on all surfaces. let it sit for a while and then wipe off.
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