How to remove plasticine from carpet

How to remove plasticine from carpet

Process of creative work with plasticine can end with the fact that the carpet should be cleaned. It is possible to make it by means of heat, cold or chemical means. But anyway work on cleaning of carpet it is better not to postpone and start it at once as soon as you have noticed pollution.

It is required to you

  • - ice or the frozen products from the freezing chamber;
  • - hair dryer;
  • - iron;
  • - scraper;
  • - paper towel or napkins;
  • - highly active gasoline or aerosol for cleaning of insides of cars;
  • - brush;
  • - sponge;
  • - means for carpets;
  • - vacuum cleaner.


1. To clean carpet from plasticine, as much as possible remove its layer by means of plastic scraper or brush. Apply to the remained spot the frozen package of ice or any products from the freezing chamber, for example package of meat or chicken. In 20 minutes make repeated cleaning of carpet by means of scraper and brush. The frozen plasticine is painted and it is easy to clean off it.

2. Instead of cold you can use opposite method. Warm plasticine by means of the hair dryer and remove it from carpet, using paper towel or napkin.

3. The second way to remove plasticine by means of heat impact. Heat the iron, apply tissue or towel to pollution, iron the place of pollution. Plasticine will be absorbed in napkin.

4. Both ways as cold, and warmly do not help to cope completely with spot from plasticine, and only promote as much as possible to remove the main stuck layer. As any plasticine has dye in the basis, it is necessary to cope with spot, using more radical methods. Especially it is relevant for cleaning of light carpets.

5. For full removal of spot use highly active gasoline or aerosol for cleaning of inside of the car which also contains highly active gasoline in the structure and helps to get rid of very resistant and greasy spots. For use of gasoline moisten with it sponge, apply on carpet, leave for 30-40 minutes, wipe the processed places with medical alcohol.

6. For use of aerosol it is abundant apply means on places of pollution, leave for 30 minutes, wipe with alcohol. Sometimes from the first it can not turn out to remove all layer of plasticine, in this case repeat processing. If on carpet there was gasoline smell, apply on the processed surface means for carpets, let's it dry, vacuum carpet.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team