STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE: Paint

Paint

There may be times when you’re remodeling your house and accidentally spill paint on your rug. Or maybe your children took it upon themselves to paint a portion of the rug. Or your freshly painted chairs weren’t dry when you moved them back into your living room. Whatever the situation might be, there are ways to remove paint from carpet one being WD-40. The best time to remove paint from carpet is while it is still wet, but there are often when you may not be able to get to it while it is in that state. 

Whatever the situation might be, there are ways to remove paint from carpet one being WD-40. The best time to remove paint from carpet is while it is still wet

1. Equipment Needed

WD-40  │  Water  │  Razor blade  │  Terry Cloth  │  Mild dish detergent

2. Steps 

1.

Before you begin using the WD-40 to remove the paint from the rug begin by using a razor blade to clean up any dried paint left over.

2.

Now apply the WD-40 on the area to try and soften it and work the stain with a cloth and let it set for 15-20 minutes.

3.

Now use your muscles and your clean cloth to scrub the area where you applied the WD-40.

4.

At this point the paint for the most part should be removed from your rug and you can use a little dish washing liquid on the area to clean up any WD-40 that remains. 

5.

Let your air dry on both sides before setting it back down in its proper place. 

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