Pour acetone onto old rags and wipe off excess expanding foam residue the cardboard pieces did not get. Foam sealant won't stick well to a wet surface. Removing expansion foam from brickwork. Use small pieces of cardboard to scrape off excess foam, throwing them away immediately to avoid getting foam elsewhere as it expands. Put nail polish remover with acetone on a second cloth. If you're applying foam to dry wood or other dry surfaces, or working on a day with little humidity, misting the area first will help the foam expand and cure faster. The supplier is a firm in Andover, Hampshire, and is called, AB Sealants Ltd., and they supply the product via mail order. Removing the foam as it's drying is problematic as it will continue to expand, but removing it when it's dry is a relatively simple task. Any tips gratefully received Posted 8 years ago Just want to make you all aware, today I detailed a car which was covered in speckles of expanding foam which my customer said that they are doing renovations at home and when using the foam a lot of it floated in the air and landed on the paintwork of … Expanding foam is much easier to remove from brick and masonry (and from anything else, for that matter) if you’re able to get to it before it sets. if you still have the can of the foam, make a test chunk of the foam. then try everything in your house, like alcohol, nailpolish remover, vinegar, etc. It’ll most likely outlive your grandchildren if it’s not exposed to direct sunlight. Here is a product specifically intended for removing hardened expanding foam, and it's safe for use on PVC. It's called, Soudal PU Remover, £8.06 100 ml plus £2.35 p & p. 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