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Unread 01-30-2006, 09:31 PM   #1
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Epoxy Mistake

Hi Gang (Liberals and Conservatives):
I installed some "after market" soap dishes today and used epoxy instead of silicone upon manufactureres recommendation.
I won't do that again - anyway the epoxy dripped down the shower wall.
HELP! Is there a solvent which will clean the tile?
I went to Dal and bought some "epoxy grout" solvent, but haven't tried it yet. Looking for some experience from the experts.
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Unread 01-30-2006, 09:59 PM   #2
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Yeah that'll work,just let it sit on there awhile,it'll soften it up.Yeah, epoxy do run a little.
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Unread 01-30-2006, 10:10 PM   #3
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If it is Mapei Kerapoxy.... you can heat it up... with a torch or a heat gun.
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Unread 01-31-2006, 07:09 AM   #4
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Methyl Chloride (paint stripper) will soften the epoxy. Brush it on and let it set. Clean it up and wash down with water.
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