Remove Lego® Stickers without Damage: 7 Options

🗓 Mon, 10 Jun 2024

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

Here are three ways to remove the Lego® stickers from the box. There is a method for every situation. The first thing to remember is to be careful when removing the Lego® stickers.

1. Remove Lego® Sticker with a Hair Dryer

You will need:

  • Hairdryer
  • Dull knife
  • Paper towel


  1. Warm the Lego® sticker using a hair dryer set to its highest temperature for approximately 30 seconds to soften the adhesive beneath it.
  2. Position the hair dryer close to the Lego sticker until it begins to bubble.
  3. Carefully peel off the Lego sticker by starting at one corner and gently lifting it.
  4. Employ a blunt knife or your finger to delicately scrape away any leftover adhesive.
  5. Lastly, clean the box with a moist cloth to remove any remaining residue.

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. Apply a minimal amount of lighter fluid onto a paper towel and use it to rub the sticker.
  2. Gently lift the edge of the sticker with your fingernail and continue until the entire sticker is detached.
  3. If the sticker is particularly stubborn, repeat the first two steps.
  4. Wipe the box clean with a fresh paper towel.

3. Remove Lego® Stickers With Alcohol

You will need:

  • Cotton balls
  • Rubbing Alcohol
  • Dull knife


  1. Moisten cotton balls with isopropyl alcohol and hold them against the Lego® decal for a brief moment.
  2. To detach the Lego decal, slide the tip of a blunt knife underneath it.
  3. Gently lift the corner of the decal and continue peeling it away until it is fully removed.
  4. Clean the surface to eliminate any remaining adhesive residue.

remove Lego Stickers Alcohol

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

Stickers can be found not only on the packaging, but also on the Lego® bricks. In this case, the procedure is different. Below are three ways to remove stickers from Lego bricks.

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

You will need:

  • Vaseline
  • Hairdryer
  • Damp Cloth
  • Dish Detergent


  1. Generously apply Vaseline to the Lego® sticker, ensuring it is fully covered.
  2. Heat the coated sticker using a hair dryer. (It's advisable to place the Lego® bricks on a piece of cloth during heating to absorb the melted Vaseline.)
  3. Begin peeling off the Lego® sticker by lifting the edge and using your finger to pull it away from the bricks.
  4. Wipe away any remaining residue 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 cup with a piping hot beverage and press the Lego® bricks with the decal against it.
  2. Move the Lego bricks back and forth for a few moments until the decal warms up.
  3. Once the adhesive on the sticker begins to soften, gently lift the edge of the Lego® sticker using a blade or your finger.
  4. Gradually peel the Lego sticker off with your fingers. Repeat the previous steps to fully remove the Lego sticker.
  5. Lastly, clean any remaining adhesive from the bricks with a moist 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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FAQ about removing Lego® stickers

This is the FAQ for the article on removing Lego® stickers. Here you will find short and concise answers to the most common questions. Detailed information can be found in the article.

How do I remove Lego® stickers from the box with a hairdryer?

Heat the sticker for 30 seconds with a hairdryer and peel it off slowly. Use a blunt knife to remove any residue.

Can I use lighter fluid to remove Lego® stickers from the box?

Yes, rub the sticker with lighter fluid and carefully peel it off. Then clean the surface thoroughly.

Is alcohol a suitable method for removing Lego® stickers from the box?

Soak a absorbent cotton ball in alcohol, press it onto the sticker and peel it off. You can remove any residue with a damp cloth.

How do I remove Lego® stickers from bricks with Vaseline and a hair dryer?

Cover the sticker with Vaseline, heat it up and peel it off. Wipe off any residue with a damp cloth.

Can I use hot steam to remove Lego® stickers from bricks?

Yes, hold the bricks against a steaming hot mug and peel off the sticker. Then wipe the bricks clean.

How effective is Goo Gone at removing Lego® stickers from bricks?

Goo Gone is effective; lift the sticker, apply Goo Gone to residue and wipe off.

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