How To: Remove ink stains from carpet

Remove ink stains from carpet

Learn how to remove ink stains from carpet.

Don't cry over spilled ink. Get the stains out of your carpeting with this method.

You Will Need

* A spray lubricant like WD-40
* Soapy water
* A sponge


Step 1. Spray it

Spray the stain with a lubricant like WD-40, available in hardware stores.

Step 2. Let it sit

Let it sit for a few minutes, and then gently sponge with warm, soapy water.

Step 3. Rinse

Rinse with warm water.

Step 4. Fluff

Let it dry completely before fluffing the fibers with your fingers.


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1 Comment

Really helpful as son just text to say he got ink all over his carpet in student lodgings and would loose the deposit,, so hope it works !!

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