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Latex Paint . Tips to remove Latex Paint stains on upholstery

Painting in your home, you can often find a drop of latex paint on your upholstery or you might have had it on your clothes and brushed up against the upholstery. Use these cleaning tips to get out all the latex paint stain. If you have a lot of paint on the upholstery, be sure to use a spoon or a butter knife and some paper towels to get up most of the excess liquid before working on the latex paint stain. No matter if your stain was dry or fresh be sure to wet the upholstery using a spray of water, and let this sit for just a bit. Blot and dab with a clean towel and bring out the moisture from the upholstery, bringing the latex paint stain with it. Repeat this as long as you are bringing out the latex paint stain from the fabric. If you still have an latex paint stain stain in the upholstery, make a mixture of water and a few drops of clear bleach free detergent. Spray this on the latex paint stain stain and blot the moisture out bringing out the latex paint stain with the moisture. Keep changing the portion of your towel so you know if you are still bringing latex paint stain out of the upholstery. Rinse the fabric using a spray of clear water, dabbing and blotting the moisture out of the upholstery, bringing with it the latex paint stain and the suds from the detergent. Repeat until you arenít bringing out any more suds from the detergent. Rinse the upholstery once again using a mixture of water and vinegar. A half and half mixture works great. Spray on the upholstery and blot off bringing any remains of the latex paint stain with the moisture.

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