how to get ink out of a rug

You surely deal with ink and pen in your house if you have children in school. Whether it’s a picture on construction paper or a science fair project, then ink is bound to flying around all over the place.   

Throughout history, the ink has been made up of many different ingredients and pigments, from animal fats to plant dyes. 

Nowadays ink is still comprised of many different substances, for example, solvents, pigments, dyes, resins, lubricants, solubilizers, surfactants, particulate matter, fluorescents, and other materials.  

Above all, If some of it ends up on your wool rug, then not worry, It’s not the end of the world. Follow these easy steps to get ink out of the rug.

“Using hairspray to saturate the stain can prove to be very beneficial when removing a ink stain from your rug”

1. Equipment Needed

Terry cloth  │  Alcohol based hair spray Vinegar │  Water

2. Steps 


Use hairspray to saturate the spot on the rug itself.


Allow the hairspray to dry and brush the area with a solution of a cup of water and two tablespoons of vinegar.


Blot up solution with clean terry cloth.

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