How do I get rid of gum on a car seat?

What’s the best way to get gum off car upholstery? I picked up my brother from school the other day, and I think he must have stuck his old chewing gum on the seat when I wasn't looking.

Gum can be super difficult to remove, especially when it’s stuck to fabric. But strangely, one of the best ways to get rid of gum on a car seat is with ice.
  • First, place a cube of ice into a plastic bag and put it on top of the gum.
  • Hold the ice there for a few minutes. The gum should start to feel hard, almost frozen.
  • If you’d rather, you can also freeze the gum using compressed air.
  • Once it’s hardened, the gum should come off the seat pretty easily.
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Liz Jenson
Answered on Oct 27, 2021

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