Latex Paint Removal from Clothing

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How to I remove latex paint spills?

Latex Paint Removal from Clothing

Rubbing alcohol dissolves latex paint. Just wipe it away. For dried latex paint, let it soak in alcohol a little, or rub with an alcohol-soaked Q-Tip, then wipe the paint away.

In the laundry, wet the spot with alcohol, lift the paint spot manually or put it in the washer when it has dissolved.

   

Comments

8/11/2007 4:25:40 AM
" Paint Lady" said:

Fabulous! works too! Work with paint as my trade and this does great-beware of delicate fabrics-
pigment in disolved paint can sometimes stain.


8/11/2007 8:51:10 AM
ematz said:

good one


8/12/2007 7:36:48 AM
LIN D. OGG said:

COULDA USED THIS LAST MONTH WHEN I HAD MY GRANDDAUGHTERS OVER. I THINK THIS IS A GREAT TIP.


8/13/2007 9:31:32 AM
tricia said:

i hear that babby oil gets paint out of hair is this true ?


1/18/2009 5:23:08 AM
Joan said:

Wow! I never knew that. I always thought the clothes would be ruined for life...lol..thanks


6/26/2009 2:57:33 PM
GSE said:

Great tip...worked better than I could have hoped. This has been a problem vexing me for quite some time. It does not matter how much care I take in keeping paint off of my clothing, everytime I paint I get something on me...usually after I have changed clothes and now have a 'good' shirt or pair of pants on.


8/9/2011 12:45:25 AM
hellocanada said:

thanks so much for the tip. it work out so great :)


9/24/2011 11:53:16 PM
hannah said:

what type of alcohol do you use?




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