In this article, we’re going to be discussing how you can remove labels from your bottles of . Therefore, without further ado, let’s get into it!
Why remove ?
A of a may hold certain memories of a special occasion or an experience that you may want to remember, in a physical form, and some people choose to remove the from the in order to include it in their scrapbook, collection or journal.
Alternatively, some may want to remove a ‘s and replace it with one that they have designed themselves.
We also hear a lot about labels being removed by artisans and crafters who intend to reuse the labels or bottles for their arts and crafts projects.
Such projects may include the creation of lights, glassware, frames labels (as wall and desk art) and lots of other items. tile coasters,
How To Remove a
Removing any existing before applying your will give your a more professional appearance. Here are some pointers on how to remove existing labels to assist you. labels from your
The method you choose to remove an existing from a is determined by the method that was originally used to attach the to the . There are two fundamental methods for attaching labels to bottles.
The first type of is an , also known as a pressure-sensitive or a “sticker” . This type of is found on the majority of wines.
The second ingredient is , which is typically found in European wines. After you’ve determined what kind of you have (see initial steps), you’ll need to take the necessary steps to get it off.
Initial Steps for removing both types
Using a fingernail or a razor, raise the corner of the in the first step for both types of labels. If the back of the is sticky, proceed as if it were a sticker by following the steps for “sticker” labels. To use a with a non-sticky back, follow the steps for using a that is “glued.”
1) When dealing with “sticker” labels, the first step is to run the hottest (not ) you can get your hands on over them to make removal easier and faster. Allow the to sit in for a few minutes until the reaches the top of the existing .
2) Dry the large section. with . Now, test the to see if it is ready to be removed by carefully sliding a razor under the edge to begin the removal process. In most cases, if the comes off easily, you will be able to gently pull it off in a
3) Finish by drying the thoroughly and applying your new custom from Your Brand.
1) Place the in in a container large enough to completely submerge the above the . Allow the to sit in for a few minutes.
2) Dry the a under the edge to see if the is ready to be removed. You will be able to pull the off if it is ready. When you begin to peel the away from the , it may begin to separate, with some of the remaining stuck to the . Take a razor and begin peeling the from the other side with it. You may want to use a pad to remove any additional from the . using some paper towels, this is important so your hands don’t slip as you operate the razor/ . Carefully slide
3) Dry the design or personalised from Your Brand. thoroughly before applying your new
Can I use a
An alternative way is to bake the in the oven and then peel off the , this means avoiding water/hot soapy water altogether. However, don’t forget to use an oven mitt, as outlined in the video:
Can I use a kit?
There are quite a few kits available, oh which they apparently contain everything you’ll need to remove a .
However, from the that we’ve seen, and the product reviews that we’ve read, we’re not convinced that there are many great solutions out there.
Therefore, we’d suggest sticking to the above instructions, depending on the type of you’re looking to remove.