It’s hard to avoid an accident when there are kids around, but we have keep them entertained somehow, and one thing they love to do is paint, so when you hear “oops” coming from the other room that can only mean something was spilled or broken. If you’re ever one of the “lucky” ones to get paint spilled on your nice carpet, here are a few methods you can try. Remember you can always call a professional to come out and take care of the mess themselves, or you can call for any advice, and remember to always test the solutions used in a conspicuous area first to avoid further damage to your carpets.
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For this second method you can begin by applying a solvent on the stain, next, to emulsify the paint use a brush and thoroughly agitate. Using a hot water extraction, extract all of the solvent from the carpet. Repeat steps until stain has disappeared. Once the stain has disappeared rinse the carpet by using a dilute solution and then blot dry with towel.
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If the paint is dry you can apply a solvent to area and gently agitate with a brush. Next, cover the area with a clean towel and place an iron that is set to mid-range temperature and leave for about 30 seconds. Next, reapply the solvent, and again gently agitate to emulsify the dissolved paint. Then, using hot water extraction, extract all of the solvent from the affected area. Repeat this process as many times as necessary until the paint has been removed, then finish up by applying a dilute solution to rinse the carpet.