Josh-Daniel S. Davis (joshdavis) wrote,
Josh-Daniel S. Davis

Silly Putty removal from carpet

Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 09:49:15 -0400
From: Michael McDaniel

> Has anyone ended up leaving putty on carpet?

Ha! This is my favorite! I really think that the floor is magnetic and
attracts the putty from desk. The best solution for removing the putty
is to pull as much of the putty up by hand. Then with a larger chunk,
press down on the spot, hold for a few seconds and yank. This allows
the putty to bond to the putty in the carpet and will allow you to pull
up pieces of the stuck putty. Repeat until you can't get anymore putty
up and then use alcohol to remove the rest (only if it won't ruin your

This technique also works on clothes, but instead of the alcohol, just
wash the fabric in warm/hot water.
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