vaseline and microsuede

Old 08-08-06, 06:19 AM
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vaseline and microsuede

Our 3 year old son decided this morning that the microsuede sofa was looking a little dry, so he gave it a coating of vaseline
Any ideas how to get this out? Standard microsuede care recommends warm water and mild soap, but says nothing about vaseline.
Old 08-08-06, 07:17 AM
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The prefered solvent for petroleum based stains is mineral spirits, but this cannot be used on microfiber (polyester). I would try rubbing alcohol on a clean, white rag, blotting from the outside of the stain toward the center to prevent spreading. Testing in an inconspicuous area first to determine color fastness would be a good idea.
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