How to remove paint stain from carpet with no cleaning products
The TikTok viral video shows how easily paint can be removed from carpet without the use of a single cleaning product – and the cleaning hack has to be seen to be believed.
If you’ve ever had a toddler home paint accident, you know the pain associated with trying to clear that spill up.
It’s usually an impossible task.
But not according to a smart woman who accidentally came across the ultimate cleaning hack after suffering a DIY leak at home.
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The woman shared her step-by-step guide on removing paint from the carpet. Images: TikTok
The paint removal hack that doesn’t require detergent
TikTok user Kaytee Haas posted a nifty cleaning hack on the social media website that she boasts of not only being able to remove stubborn paint stains, but also doing it without a single cleaning product.
In the video, which has since gone viral, Kaytee shows how she suffered a catastrophic spillage at home during renovation earlier this year.
“That literally happened to me in our brand new house. I got paint on the floor and thought we’d have to throw the whole house away,” she is heard saying in the clip.
“My husband had this whole idea – and if you don’t have a carpet cleaner, this is for you.”
You scrape off the paint before pouring hot water and soaking up the excess. Images: TikTok
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The step-by-step guide to removing paint
The woman continues to show how she managed to remove the paint so that her carpet looks brand new again.
To begin with, she purposely flips a generous amount of peach paint onto her light-colored carpet.
The next step is to remove the excess paint with a wall scraper before pouring hot water over the area and then vacuuming it. Repeat the water and vacuum step until the color disappears completely.
“Look at this … it looks brand new! Where have I been?” she cheers and shows the amazing result.
The end result – impressive! Image: TikTok
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Clean freaks love the simple hack
Since stains are one of the most wanted items here at Kidspot – we’ve got all of your wine, spagbol, and grass stains covered – it’s no surprise to us that the cleaning hack went viral.
The video garnered over 880,000 likes and many TikTok users have stated that it is the best hack ever.
“I love it! The key to cleaning paint is never letting it dry,” shared one user.
“That confidence if you just throw some paint on your carpet!” Another laughed.
And another said she would definitely try this tip at home – if she only knew about it sooner.
“Needed this two weeks ago when I was renovating my room!”
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