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  • How to Remove Glue from Ceramic Tiles

    How to Remove Glue from Ceramic Tiles

    If you are in the process of doing some decorative housework or you will be using adhesives or glues near ceramic tiles, you may want to be extra careful that you don’t...

  • How to Clean Alloy Wheels

    How to Clean Alloy Wheels

    Multisolve, the revolutionary multipurpose solvent from C-Tec, is the number one product on the market for cleaning Alloy Wheels. This of course was not its initial...

  • A Multipurpose Glue Remover and Glue Di-activator

    A Multipurpose Glue Remover and Glue Di-activator

    There are not many products available in the market to remover glue or so called glue removers. This is not surprising as to develop a glue remover s quite difficult especially...

  • How to Remove Tar from Shoes

    How to Remove Tar from Shoes

    You’re walking down the street, the sun is splitting the trees, birds are singing and then BANG, you step on a sticky clunk of black tar and now your brand new shoes are...

  • A Simple Guide to Remove Glue from Glass Windows

    A Simple Guide to Remove Glue from Glass Windows

    Stubborn bits of glue and paint can often stick, dry and harden on your glass windows. This leaves the windows looking quite unsightly, diminishing their appearance and...

  • How to Remove Glue from Metal

    How to Remove Glue from Metal

    To Remove Glue from Metal is no easy task. The molecules of the glue seep into the pores of the metal, resulting in a very strong attachment. To remove this glue from the...

  • How to Clean Your Workshop Tools and Equipment

    How to Clean Your Workshop Tools and Equipment

    Cleaning workshop tools such as wrenches, blades, pliers, chisels and hammers etc. is important because it can be really easy for these objects to become quite greasy...

  • A Glue Remover – The Ultimate Glue Remover

    A Glue Remover – The Ultimate Glue Remover

    This is the name our customers have given to CT1/Multisolve, “The Ultimate Glue Remover” because they are so amazed at how well CT1/Multisolve performs as a multipurpose Glue...

  • The Safest Solvent Glue Remover

    The Safest Solvent Glue Remover

    The majority of Solvent Glue Removers available today are quite aggressive and can be quite harmful. These solvent type Glue Removers are typically from the aromatic type...

  • How to Clean and Remove Bird Droppings

    How to Clean and Remove Bird Droppings

    Cleaning bird droppings isn’t the most pleasant task in the world, but it has to be done. Instead of making the process more difficult than it has to be, choose a fast...

  • 10 Advantages of C-Tec’s Multisolve Solvent

    10 Advantages of C-Tec’s Multisolve Solvent

    Solvents are used to dissolve either a solid, liquid or gaseous solute in order to remove them from the surface and base material. The actual solvent itself is more...

  • How to Remove Glue from Glass

    How to Remove Glue from Glass

    Removing glue from glass is quite tricky because you want to remove the glue without etching or scratching the glass in the process. So, how is this done? Most regular...

  • How to Remove Tar, Oil and Grease from Car Paint

    How to Remove Tar, Oil and Grease from Car Paint

    Removing oil, grease or tar from your car’s exterior puts you in a difficult position because the paint beneath the substance is immediately at risk. Car degreasers...

  • How to Remove Glue from Plastic

    How to Remove Glue from Plastic

    Before the introduction of CT1 Multisolve to the market, the process used to remove glue from plastic was basically non-existent. It was an almost impossible task, only...

  • Preparing Base Materials for Silicone Removal and Re-Application

    Preparing Base Materials for Silicone Removal and Re-Application

    Removing old silicone is difficult because of the stubborn particles found in its composition. You will need a strong solvent to help pry the silicone from the base...

  • A Fast and Safe Glue Remover

    A Fast and Safe Glue Remover

    C-Tec/CT1 have developed a really unique Glue Remover that was launched into the market 4 years ago. C-Tec decided to do this as the availability of a premium Glue Remover was... More Info

  • What is a Multi-Purpose Solvent?

    What is a Multi-Purpose Solvent?

    A solvent is a chemical substance that is used to dilute or dissolve other materials or substances, such as sealants and adhesives. The dissolved substance is the...

  • Chewing Gum Removal

    Chewing Gum Removal

    Instead of spending hours on end scrubbing chewing gum, it is a better idea to opt for a chewing gum remover such as CT1 Multisolve. This product makes the others on the...

  • How to Use Strong Solvents Safely

    How to Use Strong Solvents Safely

    Using solvents at home or in the workplace requires certain precautions to avoid harm to both the user and the base material of the surface in use. Whilst not all...

  • How to Remove Stickers

    How to Remove Stickers

    Removing stickers from different types of surfaces has been a difficult question to answer up until now. The difficulty of the task lies within the adhesive components. More...

  • How to Remove Chewing Gum from Furniture

    How to Remove Chewing Gum from Furniture

    Learning how to remove chewing gum from furniture has been considered as a frustrating and timely task for many people for many years. When faced with this problem, most turn...

  • How To Remove Bumper Stickers Without Damaging The Paint

    How To Remove Bumper Stickers Without Damaging The Paint

    It’s not unusual for a vehicle to have a few bumper stickers. More often than not, the content will be a type of advertisement or message to be read by other vehicles on...

  • Ensuring your Sealant Joint Never Fails

    Ensuring your Sealant Joint Never Fails

    Sealant joints fail for a wide range of reasons. Sometimes the application of the sealant was carried out incorrectly, or the sealant itself was not strong enough for...

  • Remove Chewing Gum

    Remove Chewing Gum

    With so many Chewing Gum Removers on the market that are task specific, it was time for a product that would successfully Remove Chewing Gum but that would also be versatile...

  • How to Remove Chewing Gum from Carpets

    How to Remove Chewing Gum from Carpets

    Removing chewing gum from carpets can be a timely and frustrating procedure. Depending on the colour and fibre of the carpet, you may have a serious job on your hands. Opting...

  • How to Use Multisolve with CT1 Sealant and Adhesive

    How to Use Multisolve with CT1 Sealant and Adhesive

    Multisolve and CT1 have been named the Powerful Duo by many professionals in the construction industry. It is rare to have one without the other, which is why so many...

  • How to Remove Paraffin Wax

    How to Remove Paraffin Wax

    Paraffin wax consists of hydrocarbon molecules (with the general formula CnH2n+2) and is usually a colourless or white colour. It is made from coal, oil shale or...

  • How to Remove Old Silicone

    How to Remove Old Silicone

    We at C-Tec are continually asked How to Remove Old Silicone? There are very few products available to remove old silicone and the ones that are can be very hit and miss. The...

  • How to Remove Masking Tape

    How to Remove Masking Tape

    Making tape, although incredibly useful, often leaves sticky residue behind it once it has been removed. You could try picking away at this with your fingernails, but...

  • Sticky label Remover

    Sticky label Remover

    Several types of products such as doubled glazed windows, sanitary ware and electrical equipment, to name but a few, are delivered with some type of sticker/label on them....

  • Degreasing and Cleaning Mechanical Parts of a Vehicle

    Degreasing and Cleaning Mechanical Parts of a Vehicle

    Cleaning mechanical parts of a vehicle such as the motor, brakes and suspension, usually takes a lot of work and patience. Over time, grease, grime and various stains...

  • How to Remove Chewing Gum from Shoes

    How to Remove Chewing Gum from Shoes

    There’s not much worse in everyday life than stepping on chewing gum. The sticky substance somehow always manages to get squished right into the soles of our favourite pairs...

  • How to Remove Tar

    How to Remove Tar

    Removing tar and cleaning tar stains can be a strenuous task that few people have time to complete. This black substance is made from a mix of free carbon and...

  • How to Remove Sticky Labels

    How to Remove Sticky Labels

    Labels come in all shapes and sizes but they all have one thing in common – they are incredibly sticky! These stubborn labels can take hours to scrub off glass or mirrors etc....

  • How to Remove Silicone Sealant?

    How to Remove Silicone Sealant?

    Silicone sealants are primarily used to seal out water and are most commonly applied around bath tubs, roofs, gutters, aquariums and shower screens etc. Typically,...

  • How to Remove Sticker Residue

    How to Remove Sticker Residue

    Stickers are tough enough to budge, never mind having to worry about the sticky residue they leave behind. How many times have you removed a sticker, only to have to pick away...

  • 7 Reasons to Use Multisolve as a Solvent

    7 Reasons to Use Multisolve as a Solvent

    Finding the perfect solvent takes quite a bit of consideration. There are many different factors to consider before choosing the right one, which involves research and experimentation. The main purpose of a solvent is to dissolve and detach a solid, liquid or gaseous solute. More often than not, these solutions are adhesives. Solvents come in the form of a solid, ...

  • Using Multisolve to Remove Glue Residue

    Using Multisolve to Remove Glue Residue

    Whenever you try to remove sticky and greasy substances such as stickers, grease and wax, it’s likely that some degree of glue residue will be left behind. This is incredibly frustrating because it can be quite difficult to clean. Picking at the residue with your fingernails usually fails and the longer you leave it to set, the more difficult it ...

  • Using Solvent to Remove Tar Stains

    Using Solvent to Remove Tar Stains

    Cleaning stubborn tar stains can be a difficult job if you don’t have the experience, time or the right tools in hand for the task. Tar is a thick black substance used in road surfacing. It is made from free carbon and hydrocarbons and  derives from materials such as coal, wood, peat and petroleum. It’s sticky composition is one of ...

  • Removing Old Sealant before Renewal: Multisolve

    Removing Old Sealant before Renewal: Multisolve

    Before you can apply new sealant, you must remove traces of the old one. However, many people struggle to remove silicone sealants because of their rubber-like nature. Traditionally, silicone sealants are used to keep water from penetrating the surface of the material. It’s most often used to seal shower screens, roofs, sinks and baths etc. Silicone sealants contain silicon and ...

  • Cleaning Tar from the Soles of your Shoes

    Cleaning Tar from the Soles of your Shoes

    Removing tar is incredibly difficult due to its sticky nature. As a form of petroleum, tar is most often used in road construction. But what happens when you accidentally step on it? Accidents happen and whilst you may assume you have to throw out your shoes in exchange for new ones, think again. You can clean tar from the soles ...

  • How to Reduce Adhesive Clean-Up Time

    How to Reduce Adhesive Clean-Up Time

    Using adhesives can be a messy and tricky business. Even the most experienced user can spend long hours tidying up the mess. When you are bonding two materials together, it’s important to achieve a neat finish. There are many ways to achieve this but one of the main reasons why some adhesives produce messy and unsightly bonds is because of ...

  • How to remove Bird Droppings from Any Surface

    How to remove Bird Droppings from Any Surface

    Birds are free spirited animals. They fly where they want, build nests where they want and…drop their dropping where they want too. Cleaning these stains from surfaces can be extremely problematic. Unfortunately, there is not really any one magical solution for the job. However, using C-TEC’s revolutionary solvent, Multisolve, can lift away all traces of bird dropping stains from almost ...

  • How to Remove Stubborn Oil and Grease Stains from Concrete

    How to Remove Stubborn Oil and Grease Stains from Concrete

    Sometimes it can be difficult to clean and remove oil and grease stains, especially when they occur on a concrete surface. If you keep your car in your concrete driveway or garage, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed a few oil and grease spots dotted on the concrete ground. This is not unusual by a long shot and thankfully, there ...

  • How to Clean Tar Stains from Clothes

    How to Clean Tar Stains from Clothes

    If you manage to get a stubborn tar stain on your clothes, you may be tempted to grab a bar of soap and start scrubbing. However, this method may be effective for minor stains. Removing tar from clothes requires something a lot stronger! This is where C-TEC’s number one Solvent and tar remover comes to the rescue. Multisolve is a ...

  • How to Clean Wax from Vinyl Flooring

    How to Clean Wax from Vinyl Flooring

    Lighting candles in the home can bring a beautiful sense of ambiance into a room. The delightful scent of candles is a particularly appealing feature and many people around the world enjoy them as an essential part of their home décor. However, when candles drip and pools of wax form on the surface material, it can be really challenging to ...

  • Best Benefits of Using Multisolve to Remove Adhesives

    Best Benefits of Using Multisolve to Remove Adhesives

    Cleaning adhesives and glue stains used to be a difficult task before C-TEC came up with their fascinating and all-powerful glue remover, Multisolve. The main purpose of a solvent is to dissolve solid and liquid solutes, detaching them from the surface and making them ready for treatment. They are often used to prep and prime an area before applying new ...

  • Cleaning Grease and Oil Stains from Car Paint

    Cleaning Grease and Oil Stains from Car Paint

    Cars are hard to keep clean. They can get muddy and covered in things like bird droppings, dust and random pieces of debris. Whilst most of these things are easily taken care of with a dash of hot soapy water and a little elbow grease, other stains are more difficult to overcome. What happens when you accidentally get oil or ...

  • Cleaning Paraffin Wax Stains with Multisolve

    Cleaning Paraffin Wax Stains with Multisolve

    Removing paraffin wax stains requires a strong and safe solvent such as Multisolve in order to clean away all traces of the stubborn substance. Consisting of hydrocarbon molecules (CnH2n+2), Paraffin wax is usually white or clear in colour. Interestingly, this wax is made from oil shale, petroleum or coal. It is used for a range of different applications such as ...

  • Cleaning Tar Stains from Car Paint

    Cleaning Tar Stains from Car Paint

    If you work with cars or do a lot of car work from home, you may have experienced the devastating moment when tar finds its way onto the car paint. This can be incredibly frustrating because it can be very difficult to remove tar stains from car paint without affecting the original condition of the paint. Using hot water and ...

  • Cleaning Workshop Tools and Equipment

    Cleaning Workshop Tools and Equipment

    Workshops tend to be covered with grease and oil and whilst this is to be expected, it’s important to know how to properly clean your workshop in order to keep your equipment in top notch condition. Tools like hammers, screwdrivers, chisels, blades and wrenches can quickly accumulate dirt over time, which can affect their performance and worsen their condition over ...

  • Removing Adhesives from your Bathroom Tiles

    Removing Adhesives from your Bathroom Tiles

    Since construction adhesives are designed to create a strong and unbreakable bond, it can be extremely difficult to remove it. You may need to clean glue from your tiles because of an unfortunate spill, or perhaps you would like to re-tile your floor but first you must remove the old tiles before replacing them with new ones. Thankfully, we know ...

  • Removing Stickers from Car Windows

    Removing Stickers from Car Windows

    Cleaning stickers and other adhesives from your car windows can be a real nuisance. The sticker just doesn’t seem to budge, no matter how hard you try to take it off, there’s always some sticky residue that remains behind on the glass. This is not only incredibly frustrating, but it can also be an unsightly view. Stubborn pieces of adhesive ...

  • Removing Wax from Base Materials

    Removing Wax from Base Materials

    When candles drip wax onto table surfaces or other materials, it may seem like all hope is lost! The difficulty that comes with successfully cleaning wax is because it has been left to harden, making it very stubborn when you try and tackle the mess that has been left behind! Many people enjoy lighting candles about their home. It can ...

  • How to Remove Printing Ink Stains

    How to Remove Printing Ink Stains

    Removing printing ink stains can be very difficult because of the nature of the substance. Unfortunately, soap and water isn’t strong enough to clean ink stains from clothing or furniture etc. and you’ll need something much stronger. C-Tec’s Multisolve is designed to remove printing ink stains in a matter of seconds and leaves no trace of the stain behind. What ...

  • CT1 Multisolve removes greasy grime from door hinges

    CT1 Multisolve removes greasy grime from door hinges

    An unsightly and needless mess Door hinges exhibiting a greasy grime are at best unsightly and at worst revolting, nauseating and could stain someone’s clothes if they rub up against it. The horrible gunk can detract from the surrounding decor of a room in a radical way. It is not a good impression to impart especially to those making their ...

  • Effective removal of degraded silicone from a shower unit with Multisolve

    Effective removal of degraded silicone from a shower unit with Multisolve

    Initial attempt to remove silicone When silicone seals around a shower unit show signs of leaking it is time to remove the ineffectual sealant and replace it with a fresh efficient seal. That however is easier said than done as testified  historically by those using outdated methods to painstakingly remove the defective sealant – very often with little success. There ...

  • How to remove body trims and bumper strips from your car

    How to remove body trims and bumper strips from your car

    Historically, processes do not always deliver                                                                             Car drivers in general and more specifically car owners take a huge pride in their vehicle’s appearance and  presentation. Young drivers are ostensibly aficionados of body trims and bumper strips – a means of giving their cars the cosmetic oomph that turns heads and earns them peer respect. The trims undoubtedly add a ...

  • How to remove tar from your runners with Multisolve

    How to remove tar from your runners with Multisolve

    The inevitability of tar stains   A perennial issue with runners, as in footwear, is tar stains, particularly prevalent during the warm summer months when tarred surfaces melt. Hikers and joggers who pound the roads and byways in an effort to stay fit and healthy, find their footwear susceptible to the damaging effects of molten tar. Bitumen surfaces ooze liquid ...

  • Multisolve for a grease free pre-paint surface

    Multisolve for a grease free pre-paint surface

    Preparing a surface for painting The effectiveness of painting any surface is very much dictated by two variables: the quality of the paint and the quality of the surface to be painted. The former presents little challenge as quality paints are readily available for all situations and scenarios. The latter requires some thought and a lot of preparation to prepare ...

  • Removing silicone sealant and residues from around a Wash Hand Basin

    Removing silicone sealant and residues from around a Wash Hand Basin

    How to deal with inefficient silicone seal There comes a time in the life of silicone sealants when they begin to look shoddy and very unattractive. At this point there is also the potential for water leakages to appear in the silicone seal due to the degrading aspect, over time, of the sealant’s  efficiency. The repair is not only a ...

  • Most efficient method of removing sticky plastic tape from a glass surface

    Most efficient method of removing sticky plastic tape from a glass surface

    Problem solving with an efficient solvent Removing sticky tape from a shop window can be a difficult process. No matter how hard you try to remove all vestiges of the offending tape there always seems to be a light scum or film left on the glass. Removing the residual film proves to be a very time consuming and labour intensive ...