If it is a fresh nail polish stain, gently blot the stain with a paper towel to remove as much as possible. If the stain is dry, first try to pick off as much as possible before using any kind of cleaning method, as this will make cleaning much easier. Visit the website to learn more ideas about getting nail polish off the carpet.
If you have an expensive carpet it is a wise idea to first check the carpet manufacturers cleaning instructions, as depending on what kind of carpet you have some cleaning methods may cause damage to your carpet.
Following are some of the easy ways to remove nail polish from your carpet:
1. Nail Polish Remover
Pour a small amount of the nail polish remover of your choice onto stain and blot with a paper towel to remove as much as possible. Scrub gently in a circular motion until the stain comes out, then rinse the area with water and let dry. You may have to rinse with water again after the carpet is dry if you can still smell the nail polish remover.
2. Baking Soda and Ginger ale
Place baking soda on the stain and pour some ginger ale on top to wet the baking soda. Let this sit for about 10 minutes to loosen the stain, then scrub with a circular motion. Rinse the area with water and let dry.
Spray enough hairspray on the stain to wet it and blot with a damp paper towel. Next, using a scrub brush, use small circular motions to remove the stain. Apply more hairspray if needed. When the stain is removed, rinse the area with water and let dry.
4. Rubbing Alcohol
Pour rubbing alcohol on the stain and scrub in a circular motion. Rinse with water after the stain is out and let dry.
Apply enough vinegar to thoroughly wet the stain. Take a sponge or paper towel and wet it with vinegar and place on top of the stain and let sit for about 10 minutes. Carefully blot with a paper towel after 10 minutes and then scrub in a circular motion until the stain is removed. Rinse with water and let dry.
These are some of the effective ways to remove nail polish from the carpet. You should try one of them next time.