Acrylic Paint Removal from Clothing

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How can I remove acrylic paint from clothing?

Acrylic Paint Removal from Clothing

If the paint stain is fresh, you should treat it immediately with soap and water. Check your pants for colorfastness, and if the color doesn't run, rub the stain with automatic dishwashing detergent, let stand briefly, then wash. Or, if your pants are colorfast, spray the stain with Easy-Off oven cleaner, let set for 30 minutes, then launder.

   

Comments

10/11/2006 11:33:03 AM
Anne said:

Worked great! 100% cotton blouse got acrylic paint on from kids but scrubbed out with water and automatic dishwashing powder.


10/31/2006 5:18:20 PM
Anna S. said:

I want to know what we do if the paint is already dry, and if there is little paint left that I couldn't get out with soap, water, alcohol, and paint thinner. Please help me!


6/11/2007 8:03:47 PM
A guy that helps said:

i heard that a combonation of hairspray and rubbing alchohol works reall well.


11/2/2007 8:59:15 PM
Ethelle said:

Acrylic paint stains (long hardened) will not budge with soap and water, alcohol or dishwasher detergent -- any other tips?


12/6/2007 9:17:52 PM
terisa8@gmail.com said:

I have the same cry for help as Anna S. What do you do if the paint has already dried? My daughter got acrylic pant on a brand new outfit and it dried at school. I have been soaking it but doesn't seem to be helping. What next?


12/8/2007 9:17:01 PM
Shaniqua said:

What if the acrylic paint has been soaking in cold water and then a couple hours later you tried to work the stain out with soap and some more water... what do I do??? my shirt is 100% cotton... HELP!!!




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