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Use something like Goof Off or Goo Gone to dissolve the solvent, or something with orange oil in it, and then scrape it off. You might have to repeat a couple of times. BTW, taping windows provides no additional protection during a hurricane. Don't bother.


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If you caulked it and there's still a leak, you didn't caulk the whole gap. Air isn't going to come through silicone caulk. For such a small gap, expanding foam is overkill and may do more harm than good if it expands too much and widens the gap, which could cause the window to start sticking. Another possibility is that there are additional gaps and holes ...


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WD-40 says it removes adhesive residue Research: http://wd40.com/uses-tips/construction/removes-adhesive-residue


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You will probably need to use a combination of methods which were suggested by longneck and Tester101 to completely remove the residue. A window scraper tool uses the type of blades in Tester's picture. Using the tool will make it easier to scrape with instead of just a blade. After the majority of it is scraped off, then you can use a solvent to remove ...


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You might have luck with a razor blade. This is what's commonly used by mechanics, to remove registration and inspection stickers from vehicle windshields. *Warning: Don't use razor blades on windows with films or special coatings.


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That type of handle usually means the the screen is "spring loaded" into the channel opposite where those handles are. It should slide "across" (like a sliding glass door) until the edge near the handle is free and you can then pull it inward. Or, in some cases, outward, per comment.


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Can I answer your second question first? If other windows in the vicinity are trimmed, then you should probably trim these windows. If you do, you want to take styling cues from everything around, but without that information, I'd imagine that something like a simple fireplace surround with 2 extra pilasters would be nice. (Comment back if that description ...


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If the product your talking about is GreatStuff (which it sounds like it is), you'll want to use the window and door variety instead. The gap and crack formula expands too much, whereas the window and door stuff doesn't expand as much.



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