Paint on Carpet!?!

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Old 06-08-05, 05:50 AM
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Paint on Carpet!?!

I just got done painting one of my bedrooms using BEHR paint and when i was cleaning up i noticed a big spot of paint on my carpet! It is now dried and there is a bunch on the 4 inch square spot. How do i get it out? cut it out, solvent?
 
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Old 06-08-05, 07:32 AM
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Solvent based cleaner. I have had success with using mineral spirits. Apply to a rag, not to the carpet. Blot continue until removed. Rinse carpet. May take time but will work.
 
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Old 06-08-05, 05:07 PM
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If paint is just on tips of carpet fiber. cut off with scissors if this will not make a notice to fiber height. Once paint is dried it is next to impossible to remove, even water-based latex. Paint stains must be attended to immediately. Water-based paint can be cleaned with plain water and oil based with solvent. Once paint has dried there tend to be few options.
 
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