HOW TO: Remove Nail Polish From Your Carpets

by Nov 30, 2018Carpet Cleaning0 comments

Nail polish is a great way to change the look of your hands, but applying it yourself can be a messy job. And if you happen to get nail polish on certain surfaces, such as carpet, it can be a challenging substance to get out.

Before you panic when considering how to remove nail polish from carpet, give this at-home 3-step process a try:

1.) Remove as much wet polish as possible. A fresh nail polish spill is much easier to clean than a dried one, so get as much of the polish off the carpet as possible before it dries out. A large spoon may be helpful to scoop up excessive spills. If using a spoon, once the spoon is dirty with nail polish, wipe it off before going back to the carpet to get more. It is essential to prevent the spreading of nail polish.

2.) Absorb the excess. After you have removed as much nail polish as you can with the spoon, absorb even more with an old cloth or towel. Wrap the cloth around a couple of your fingers and blot the nail polish with the cloth. Please do not rub the affected area. This will move the polish around and work it deeper into your carpet.. After each blot, use a new section of cloth to avoid spreading the stain. Continue this process until no further color is coming from the spill.

3.) Choose a cleaner to use. Avoid using bleach and acetone, as both of these can damage and discolor the carpet. The most effective cleaner will be non-acetone nail polish remover, but you can also try:

–           Hair spray

–           Window cleaner

–           Rubbing alcohol

–           Hydrogen peroxide (for light carpets only)

Blot the area with cleaner. Dampen a fresh clean cloth with the nail polish remover or cleaner of your choice. For the best results, blot the stain the way you did with the dry towel. Switch to a fresh section of cloth regularly to prevent spreading. Add more nail polish remover or cleaner to the cloth as necessary, and keep dabbing until the stain is gone.

Avoid pouring nail polish remover and other cleaners directly onto the carpet, as they can soak through and damage your family’s carpets.

Your Dazzle CC team is always here to help! Call 604 802 8500 or book now to have our team take care of these harsh spills and stains immediately!

Request a Service

Happy Customers

  • 5 star review  Amazing service yesterday, the carpet tech was professional and a hard worker. I appreciate the courteous and kind service... I would definately book again.

    thumb KEN LAM
  • 5 star review  I noticed the Dazzle Carpet Cleaning van at my neighbours and gave them a call to see if they could clean my place too. Thankfully Bernard was able to make a switch and fit me in! Soon after, Aidan came to my door to assess what needed to be cleaned and I could see that he was enthusiastic about stain removal! Aidan is friendly and professional and did a great job carefully moving furniture around. He thoroughly cleaned my large sectional sofa, the living room carpet and even got the blueberry stain out of my kitchen chair! I highly recommend Aidan as he clearly has confidence in his own skills and demonstrates pride in his work. I am very happy with the results!

    thumb Liz Charyna
  • 5 star review  I would highly recommend Dazzle Carpet Cleaning. They arrived right on time, did a wonderful job and were extremely pleasant. I will definitely be using Dazzle in the future.

    thumb Genesis Kitchens
  • 5 star review  Excellent service. Rob came by and explained the process in a knowledgeable and professional manner. Aden did an outstanding job on the carpets, the tiles, and the slate floors. Well priced.

    thumb richard brail
  • 5 star review  Best, best service and very good pricing. Very professional and delivers what they promise. Been using them for over 10 years and have given them all my business and keep passing them onto to others 🙂

    thumb Sophia Yeh
  • 5 star review  I’ve used this company 2 times now and am very impressed. The office staff made sure to confirm scheduled appointment time a day before visit, and also on the day to tell me that a service agent was on his way. When the Dazzle Carpet service agent arrived he was very professional, polite and got to work right away. I was very satisfied with the quality of work. I will always use this company going forward. Ed and Terry

    thumb Ed Tack
  • 5 star review  They did an amazing job and it was very affordable. Will definitely use them from now on.

    thumb Sameer Karim
  • 5 star review  I called on Monday to have my carpets cleaned. I was given an appointment for Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00. 11:15 my buzzer went. A very nice young man ( Aiden ) came to my door. I was very impressed with him the moment he came in the door. He told me where he was going to start and finish. I had some very bad stains and he was able to get them all out. The price quoted to me was spot on, there were no hidden fees. You don't need to look any further just book now with Dazzle. Rita Robinson

    thumb Rita Robinson
  • 5 star review  Showed up when they were supposed to - I have had too much trouble with other companies no shows. Tech Aiden did a great job, asking questions as needed and letting me know of problems spots. Now that everything is dry, all the carpets look glossy and clean. I will be calling them again for future cleaning.

    thumb Deborah Burian
  • 5 star review  I used Dazzle Carpet Cleaning for the first time this week and am super impressed with the service and quality of work. After my previous carpet cleaner retired, I found Dazzle by searching carpet cleaners on the internet. I feel lucky to have found such a fantastic company first try. Kiera is very organized setting up the appointment and reminders and making sure I knew when the technician was arriving. Rob and his assistant cleaned the carpets. Rob is a very informed and talented professional. He ensured an excellent clean of my carpets and care of my walls and corners. I am very impressed and will call Dazzle in the future. I am also happy to support a small, local business.

    thumb Karen Orava
Call Now Button