Remove Lego® Stickers without Damage: 7 Options

🗓 Thu, 10 Nov 2022

If you're a Lego® fan and you may even have a new Lego sets with Lego® stickers, you know that those pesky stickers can be tough to remove. Worry no more! We will show you 7 effective ways to remove Lego® stickers without damaging your bricks or the box.

Warning: Patience is required!

Remove Lego® Stickers from a Box - 3 Options

1. Remove Lego® Sticker with a Hair Dryer

You will need:

  • Hairdryer
  • Dull knife
  • Paper towel


  1. Heat the Lego® sticker with the use of a hair dryer that is set to the hottest setting for about 30 seconds to loosen up the glue under the sticker.
  2. Hold it close to the Lego® sticker until the sticker starts to bubble.
  3. Remove Lego® sticker by slowly pulling it off, starting on its edge.
  4. Use a dull knife or finger to gently scrape off any residue.
  5. Finally, wipe it off the box with a damp cloth.

Lego Stickers  Box - Hair Dryer

2. Lighter Fluid to Remove Lego® Stickers Quick

You will need:

  • Lighter Fluid (Low Odor)
  • Paper Towel

Warning: Lighter Fluid is extremely flammable!


  1. Put a small amount of Lighter Fluid into the paper towel and rub it to the sticker.
  2. Slightly peel off the edge of the sticker using your fingernail until the sticker is completely removed. Repeat steps 1-2 for stubborn stickers.
  3. Clean off the box with a paper towel.

3. Remove Lego® Stickers With Alcohol

You will need:

  • Cotton balls
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Dull knife


  1. Dip cotton balls in rubbing alcohol and place them against the Lego® sticker for a few seconds.
  2. To remove the Lego® sticker, insert the tip of the dull knife beneath the sticker.
  3. Slowly lift the edge of the sticker and peel it off until the sticker is completely removed.
  4. Wipe it off for any residue left on the box.

remove Lego Stickers Alcohol

Remove Lego® Stickers Off the Bricks – The Easy Way!

1. Remove Lego® Sticker using Vaseline and a Hair Dryer

You will need:

  • Vaseline
  • Hairdryer
  • Damp Cloth
  • Dish Detergent


  1. Apply a generous amount of Vaseline to the Lego® sticker. (Make sure the sticker is completely coated.)
  2. Using a hair dryer, heat the coated part of the sticker. (We recommend placing the Lego® bricks on a piece of cloth when heating. The cloth will absorb the melted Vaseline.)
  3. To remove the Lego® sticker off the bricks, start on the edge of the sticker by lifting it up.
  4. Pull it off using your finger.
  5. Wipe any residue left on the Lego® bricks with a damp cloth.

Lego Stickers Vaseline

2. Drinking Coffee and Remove Lego® Stickers?

You will need:

  • Steaming Hot Mug
  • Blade
  • Damp Cloth


  1. Fill the mug with a steaming hot drink and press the Lego® bricks with the sticker against it.
  2. Roll the Lego® bricks back and forth for a few seconds until the sticker gets warm.
  3. Once the sticker glue starts to loosen, use the blade’s edge (or your finger) to carefully lift the corner of the Lego® sticker.
  4. Peel off the Lego® sticker using your fingers by gradually pulling it off. Repeat steps 1-4 to completely remove the Lego® sticker.
  5. Finally, wipe off any glue residue left on the bricks with a damp cloth.

Lego Stickers hot mug

3. Goo Gone to Remove Lego® Sticker Away!

You will need:

  • Dull Knife
  • Toothbrush
  • Goo Gone (adhesive remover)
  • A damp cloth or paper towel


  1. To remove Lego® sticker from the bricks, take a dull knife or your finger to lift the edge of the sticker.
  2. Peel it off with your finger until you have completely removed it.
  3. Use a toothbrush to scrub any bits of glue residue clinging to the brick.
  4. Dab a small amount of Goo Gone on areas with hard-to-remove residue. Let it sit for a couple of minutes.
  5. Finally, wipe it off with a damp cloth and paper towel.

4. Remove Lego® Sticker Easily with a Paint Thinner!

You will need:

  • Dishwashing detergent
  • Paint thinner
  • Paper towel
  • Tub of water
  • Dull knife


  1. Using your fingernail or a dull knife, remove Lego® sticker by pulling it from its edge.
  2. Take a paper towel and fold it several times, and pour a fair amount of paint thinner into the paper towel.
  3. Rub off any glue residue with a paper towel that has a paint thinner on it until the residue is completely gone.
  4. Immediately soak the Lego® bricks in a tub of water to remove the paint thinner.
  5. Take the Lego® bricks out of the tub and transfer them to a second tub with a diluted dishwashing detergent. Soak it for about 20 minutes.
  6. Clean off Lego® bricks with water, then dry them with a clean towel.


There you have it! Safe and effective ways to remove those pesky Lego® stickers without damaging your Lego® bricks or the box. So next time you make a quick switch, you'll know what to do. Part of the process is patience, but eventually, you’ll get through it. Also, If you want to add more Lego® sets, be sure to check out the Lego® deals and Lego® Sets for Adults for great gift ideas

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