This video shows how Chem-Dry removes dried black paint from shag style carpet. The product being used on the carpet to remove the paint is Chem-Dry's ink remover solvent cleaner. It's power ink remover that works on all types of ink, marker, makeup, and paint stains in your carpet. In the video you can literally see the paint liquify and then extracted from the carpet.
So if your looking up how to remove paint from carpet it might be time to call in a professional carpet cleaner. Chem-Dry of Tampa FL can use ink remover solvent to get the paint out of your carpet, just like in the video above. Here's what you can do until a professional carpet cleaner can get to your home.
How to remove paint from carpet:
If you spill paint or splatter some on your carpet the best thing you can do is try and remove it right away while its still wet. Gently blot the paint with a paper towel. Don't rub or scrub the wet paint, you will only work it deeper into the fiber.
Water Based Paint
Blot it with a damp towel to help remove the paint. add some more water the spot and continue to blot until it all transfers to the towel.
Latex Based Paint
If it's a latex paint use a mixture of water and 10 drops of dish soap to help breakdown the paint. Gently blot the spot with the cleaning solution until most of the paint is gone. Repeat the steps as necessary. Do not use harsh cleaners like hydrogen peroxide or nail polish remover. You might set the stain into the carpet making it tougher to remove.
If the paint has dried it's time to call a professional carpet cleaner to remove the stain.