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how do u clean magnet particles from toy, in the carpet?

my kid broke his doodleboard and the dust fell out. its smelled bad ever since after vacuming and rug washing. suggestions?

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eliptica24

Asked by eliptica24 at 10:53 PM on Jan. 15, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • Are the particles magnetic or are they metal? I would get one of those business card magnets and tape it to the end of a vacuum hose. Poke small holes in the magnet and use it to vacuum the area. Have a bucket to place the particles in near the cleaner. If this is not strong enough, get a heavy duty magnet and do this by hand. If the particles are themselves magnets, how about using the same idea only using steel?
    Mom2LeahNathan

    Answer by Mom2LeahNathan at 11:11 PM on Jan. 15, 2010

  • I would not vacuum it unless you have a good filter on. Don't want that dust in the air. Try using a magnet wand...from an auto parts store.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:10 AM on Jan. 16, 2010

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