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Dried paint

Anyone know how to get dried latex paint out of a carpet? We aren't talking little splotches it's like a freakin' puddle. How about paint paw prints of latex paint off hardwood floors? Thanks:)

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Bubbablue

Asked by Bubbablue at 3:46 AM on May. 25, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • suck up what you can with a towel. hopefully you have a shop vac. while pouring water suck up with shop vac. if you dont have one, i am sure one of your friends prob will or maybe you could rent one. or a steamer rental sounds like you had an interesting day. good luck to you.
    shanesmom24

    Answer by shanesmom24 at 3:50 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • Call/visit Home Depot or Lowes and ask their paint department for ideas
    whitepeppers

    Answer by whitepeppers at 6:44 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • Paint thinner?
    ethans_momma06

    Answer by ethans_momma06 at 6:52 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • Dried latex paint, won't come up with out a paint thinner and that might eat the synthetic carpet. It will get up the paw prints on the hardwood, but it will also take the finish up on the hard.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 7:10 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • No idea, but I'd have a heart to heart talk with the dog.
    elasmimi

    Answer by elasmimi at 8:10 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • I'm not sure, but a paint store may be able to help.
    dixiegurl223626

    Answer by dixiegurl223626 at 10:03 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • Ekk, no idea. Good Luck. Maybe ask Lowes!
    sstepph

    Answer by sstepph at 10:57 AM on May. 25, 2011

  • That sounds pretty impossible. Good luck !
    Wish2Be

    Answer by Wish2Be at 1:15 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • I think youd have to replace that part of the carpet. UGH.
    KristinRox

    Answer by KristinRox at 1:47 PM on May. 25, 2011

  • What about a degreaser?
    _Tam_

    Answer by _Tam_ at 5:10 PM on May. 25, 2011

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