Chewing gums are quite a common mess on carpet but this can be removed by a couple of ways. This include:
- Plastic bag of ice
Place the ice bag on the chewing gum in order to freeze it. Take some few minutes on this to ease of the gum. Have a knife, preferably a butter knife. This is because its blunt and won’t damage your carpet. Use the knife to scrape the frozen gum now. After the scrap now wash your carpet off any dirt sports that did remain from the gum.
- Vinegar clean
Vinegar is your ultimate clean agent. Have a solution of white vinegar in a container and make a soapy solution of it. A preferable solution of of 4 teaspoons and 1 cup of water Is recommended.
Dip a rag in the solution then carefully and gently rub the rag on the on the spots to which the gum has stack. This may take about 15-20 minutes to make the gum saturated with the vinegar solution. The care is important as you do not want to mess other carpet areas.
After the gum has eased off and you have removed it, use now a dry thick towel to dry the area. Avoid contact with this part till you are completely sure its dry of the soapy solution.
- Peanut butter
You might be wondering how this delicacy can be used. Yes, it can serve you right. The butter has natural oils that do work by dissolving the gum on carpets or fabrics.
Take a bit of peanut butter using your gloved fingers and apply and rub it on the chewing gum. Do not do it once but a couple of times. After applying gently work the butter on the gum to ease it of the use a butter or dinner knife to scrape of the gum from the carpet till the gum is off. .
After this you may now brag about the sparking chewing gum free carpet that you have