My toddler poured Elmers glue on a couple of spots on the wall to wall
carpeting. I am getting ready to sell my house and would like to find
a remedy since I didn't find the problem until the glue was already
dried. I am sensing that there is no remedy other than patch the
areas with pieces of carpet from the closet, but if anyone has a
magical idea, I sure would appreciate it. Thanks!
Do what the other Joe said. And, just to be sure after you call the
manufacturer, you could put some glue on a piece of scrap cloth, let it dry,
and then try the gentlest cleaner you have on hand to see if it works. Old
Indian trick: Whatever shampoo you use on the kid's hair.
The *white* Elmer's glue is water soluble when dry. Blot with sponge
dampened with warm water, and follow by blotting with a clean towel.
If it was the brown Elmer's glue I don't think that trick will work.
About the time I had mastered getting the toothpaste back in the tube, then
I have had luck with such items, like play-doh, paste, etc doing this.
1. Chip as much way as possible without hurting anything.
2. Soften it up with a damp cloth, for a while. Not too long, I'm
affraid of mold and mildew. :D
3. Carpet cleaning machine, over and over.
I can get most stains down to very unnoticable with spot cleaning, and
then when I do regular rug cleaning I can get about invisible. It
seems to work for me, but no clue if it will work for you.
tom @ www.YourMoneyMakingIdeas.com
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