Removing propolis

Discussion in 'Beekeeping 101' started by ColinUK, Aug 19, 2018.

  1. ColinUK

    ColinUK Member

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    Hi does anyone know any home remedies for removing propolis from leather gloves. Mine are quickly turning into mittens. Good old bee glue!
    Thanks
     
  2. roadkillbobb

    roadkillbobb Active Member

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    you can soak a terry cloth towel in acetone, alcohol or ant solvent like that and wipe the propolis off the gloves, then treat them with one of the many oils to keep leather soft..
     

  3. Gypsi

    Gypsi Super Moderator Staff Member

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    he got it. Rubbing alcohol such as isopropyl is most often recommended
     
  4. ColinUK

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    Thanks I will give it a try