If you spilled wax on your carpet, don’t panic. There’s a do-it-yourself carpet cleaning method that will allow you to get wax out of carpet and area rugs.
Here are some quick, easy steps to remove candle wax from carpet fibers with as little hassle and damage as possible:
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Allow spilled wax to cool so that it hardens and becomes easier to remove.
Attempting to remove hot liquid wax from carpet fibers can actually spread it further around or deeper into the carpet fibers.
You can use a piece of silverware like a fork, spoon, or knife to remove larger pieces of the wax from your carpet. Be careful not to use sharp knives, as they can damage the carpet fibers.
Also, be sure not to dig too deeply into the carpet fibers while attempting to remove the wax, as you may damage the carpet’s backing.
Use a vacuum cleaner to vacuum up any remaining loose pieces of wax that are around the area.
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