candle wax

A friend of mine has some candle wax on new carpet. What is the best way to get it off without damaging the carpet. Thanks.
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Take the time and remove as much as possible using ice and scraping with a knife, being careful not to cut the carpet. Use a vacuum to remove the pieces. Repeat with the ice, scraping, and vacuum. With patience you should most of the wax out. Then place a brown paper bag over the wax and iron the bag to draw the wax into the paper bag. Repeat with more brown paper bag. Use a low heat setting.
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-> wrote: -> -> >A friend of mine has some candle wax on new carpet. What is the best way to -> >get it off without damaging the carpet. -> >Thanks. -> > -> -> Take the time and remove as much as possible using ice and scraping -> with a knife, being careful not to cut the carpet. Use a vacuum to -> remove the pieces. Repeat with the ice, scraping, and vacuum. With -> patience you should most of the wax out. Then place a brown paper -> bag over the wax and iron the bag to draw the wax into the paper bag. -> Repeat with more brown paper bag. Use a low heat setting. ->
In place of the brown paper bag you can use paper towels. And, of course, make sure the iron's steam setting is "off"!
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Hi bonnie,
Take a look at www.DrClean.co.uk/surgery_stains/stains_techniques7.asp which has step-by-step examples of how to remove a wax stain. Although it's on a t-shirt th same method will work on carpet.
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Hi Bonnie,
Take a look at www.DrClean.co.uk/Surgery_Stains/stains_techniques7.asp which shows a wax stain being removed.
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