Removing Paint from Carpet

Water based paint carpet spot removal tip:

If you have spilled some water based latex paint on your carpet and you don’t know what to do next, this article should help you. We are a professional Carpet and Tile Cleaning Company, Green Tech located in Holiday, Florida.

OK, it’s done. Somehow or another the paint got there, now lets discuss how we can remove it with these carpet spot removal tips. We if possible want to avoid the cost of replacing with new. Time is of the essence and you really want to get busy right away.

We will start with the most simple and best way of getting the majority out of the carpet first.

Re-wet the paint and shop vacuum.
You really want to get to the paint before it has had the chance to dry. Wet paint is much easier to remove and again we want to get to the spot, spill as soon as possible. After you have removed as much of the bulk of paint as possible with the vacuum you want to start to blot the rest up.

Remember you want to blot, not rub. The worst thing you can do is rub the paint deeper into the fiber and nap of the carpet with carpet spot removal tip. You want to gently blot the area and rinse the rag. Keep repeating this process, it is going to take more then a few time to remove the paint. If your rag become saturated with paint, replace it with a new one. As you continue you will see less paint on both the blotting towel and in the carpet.

Liquid Dish washing Detergent.
In the above step we removed as much as the paint as possible with just water and blotting. Now that the majority of the paint is gone we have to begin the remove the paint that has begun to adhere to the carpet fibers. Mix equal parts liquid dish washing detergent with the hot tap water. You want the water to be as hot as possible because this will aid the removal of the paint in this carpet spot removal tip. Again you want apply very little pressure and push the paint further into the pile of the carpet. Wet the blotting cloth in the solution that you just prepared and gently apply to the paint spot that you are removing. Frequently turn the cloth so that it is able to absorb more of the paint. When the blotting cloth is again saturated with paint replace with another new one. You will see the spot begin to further lighten and there will be less and less paint on your blotting cloth.

Green Tech Carpet and Tile Cleaning
3600 Westminister Court
Holiday, FL 34691 | 727-916-2314

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