To minimize the possibility of stains when using SILLY STRING spray streamer, your target should be at least 10’ away and all sprayed product should be removed from surfaces and clothing immediately.  If staining does occur, the following cleaning instructions may be helpful.

Clothing:  If spray streamer was left on clothing for an extended period and/or the person being sprayed was within 10’ of the SILLY STRING can and some spatter from the can landed on the clothing, try the following remedies.

  1. Brush off any dried pieces of spray streamer.
  2. Wet the stain with cold water and scrub gently with a mild detergent, white vinegar and/or a prewash stain remover of your choice.
  3. Wash and dry the garment.
  4. If that doesn’t work, try using Goo Gone®, following all the relevant directions on the Goo Gone® label.  Be sure to first test an inconspicuous area with Goo Gone® prior to treating the stain.

 

Carpeting/Upholstery:  Review the carpeting/upholstery care instructions before trying to clean any stains, and then try the following remedies as long as they are in line with the carpeting/upholstery care instructions.

  1. Brush off any dried pieces of spray streamer.
  2. Wet the stain with cold water and scrub gently with a mild detergent or white vinegar and then blot until all excess moisture is removed.
  3. If the stain persists, use a carpeting or upholstery cleaner of your choice and follow the instructions.
  4. If that doesn’t work, try using Goo Gone®, following all the relevant directions on the Goo Gone® label.  Be sure to first test an inconspicuous area with Goo Gone® prior to treating the stain.

 

Hard Surfaces:  If spray streamer was left to dry on a hard surface, follow these directions to remove the dried residue and/or clean the stain.

  1. Brush off as much of the dried spray streamer as possible.
  2. Wet the area and lightly scrub with a mild detergent, white vinegar and/or a cleaning solution recommended for your particular hard surface.
  3. Wipe area until dry.
  4. If that doesn’t work, try using Goo Gone®, following all the relevant directions on the Goo Gone® label.  Be sure to first test an inconspicuous area with Goo Gone® prior to treating the stain.
  5. If that doesn’t work, try using WD-40® on the hard surface. Wet the dried residue/stain with WD-40® and scrub gently until the residue/stain is gone. Wipe off and clean the area with a mild detergent.  Be sure to first test WD-40® in an inconspicuous area before applying it to the dried residue/stain.

 

Automobiles:  If spray streamer was left to dry on the painted surface of an automobile, follow these directions to remove the dried residue and/or clean the stain.

  1. Use a hose or power washer to remove as much of the dried spray streamer as possible.
  2. Using a soft cloth, lightly rub the area with a mild detergent, white vinegar and/or a cleaning solution recommended for automobile paint to remove any remaining spray streamer residue.
  3. Wipe area until dry.
  4. If that doesn’t work, try using Goo Gone®, following all the relevant directions on the Goo Gone® label.  Be sure to first test an inconspicuous area with Goo Gone®, such as the inside of a door, prior to treating the stain.
  5. If that doesn’t work, try using WD-40®. First test WD-40® in an inconspicuous area, such as the inside of a door, before applying it to the dried residue/stain.  Wet the dried residue/stain with WD-40® and let sit for several minutes before gently rubbing it off with a soft cloth. Once the residue/stain is gone, clean the area with a mild detergent. 

 

Goo Gone® is a registered trademark of Weiman Products, LLC.  WD-40® is a registered trademark of WD-40 Manufacturing Company.  Goo Gone® and WD-40® are not related in any manner to SILLY STRING Products.