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Removing Crayon or Candle Wax from Carpets and Upholstery

  • Firstly scrape as much of the wax from the upholstery with a plastic scraper, try not to rub it deeper into the material.
  • Place brown paper or other thick absorbent paper (not glazed) on the crayon. Using a clothes iron set to low heat setting, press down on the paper. Be careful or you may melt the upholstery. This will remove the excess wax. Keep checking the paper and replace it as it becomes saturated
  • Spray some WD40 on a paper towel , cotton wool or cloth and rub this into the stain. Repeat this with more towel until you have removed all the color.
  • Finally scrub the area with detergent and warm water to remove the WD40 and allow to dry

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Carpet has candle wax stain. Tried to iron it out with paper and now area where stained is hard.


You can't heat wax it just melts and gose deeper in to the pyle and backing
Try dry scrapeing with a regular dinner knife nothing to sharp and vac and scrape vac .
You won't get all of it out of the backing but the rug should look the same as before the spill

Apr 21, 2015 | Irons

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melted crayon all over my car upholstery


To remove melted crayon from upholstery:
1. Scrape away melted wax from the upholstery as much as you can using a blunt knife. 2. Put a brown paper, or butcher paper (glossy side down) on top of the affected area then using the tip of a hot flat iron, melt the crayon until it stick to the paper. 3. Let the paper cool then lift it away gently from the upholstery. 4. Dab a small amount of denatured alcohol to remove any remaining stains then finally clean the affected area with sponge and water.
Hope this help. Goodluck!

Jul 19, 2011 | Crayola Classic Color Pack Crayons...

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How to remove melted wax crayon from car upholstery


  • Firstly scrape as much of the wax from the upholstery with a plastic scraper, try not to rub it deeper into the material.
  • Place brown paper or other thick absorbent paper (not glazed) on the crayon. Using a clothes iron set to low heat setting, press down on the paper. Be careful or you may melt the upholstery. This will remove the excess wax. Keep checking the paper and replace it as it becomes saturated
  • Spray some WD40 on a paper towel , cotton wool or cloth and rub this into the stain. Repeat this with more towel until you have removed all the color.
  • Finally scrub the area with detergent and warm water to remove the WD40 and allow to dry

Apr 26, 2011 | Crayola Classic Color Pack Crayons...

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The freezer door won't open


Hello,
Turn off the freezer.

Step 2
Remove the old seal. Most often, this will require removing the screws that hold the seal in place.

Step 3
Clean the seal location so the new seal has a good surface for a seal. If the old seal was held in place by adhesive, it will be necessary to scrape or wash the old adhesive off in order to get a good bond with the new adhesive. Always use a plastic scraper when a scraper is needed so you don't damage the surface you are cleaning.

Step 4
Install the new seal in the same way the previous seal was installed or per the instructions that came with the seal.

Step 5
Place the battery-powered light in the freezer.

Step 6
Check the new seal all the way around. Use the mirror to see some of the harder-to-reach areas.

Step 7
Carefully heat the seal and reshape it where there are gaps. You want to warm the seal to make it soft, not bake or burn it. Try lower heat settings first, turning on high heat only if the low setting does not soften the seal material.

Step 8
Remove the battery-powered light and turn the freezer Turn off the freezer.

Step 2
Remove the old seal. Most often, this will require removing the screws that hold the seal in place.

Step 3
Clean the seal location so the new seal has a good surface for a seal. If the old seal was held in place by adhesive, it will be necessary to scrape or wash the old adhesive off in order to get a good bond with the new adhesive. Always use a plastic scraper when a scraper is needed so you don't damage the surface you are cleaning.

Step 4
Install the new seal in the same way the previous seal was installed or per the instructions that came with the seal.

Step 5
Place the battery-powered light in the freezer.

Step 6
Check the new seal all the way around. Use the mirror to see some of the harder-to-reach areas.

Step 7
Carefully heat the seal and reshape it where there are gaps. You want to warm the seal to make it soft, not bake or burn it. Try lower heat settings first, turning on high heat only if the low setting does not soften the seal material.

Step 8
Remove the battery-powered light and turn the freezer back on.


Hope this helpout......


Aug 15, 2010 | Maytag MBB2256G Bottom Freezer...

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I got my car scraped on the plastic bumper. Can


very fine compoud but i would try a little brake cleaner to remove marks, spary a little on a rag and rub,when done rinse with water and apply some wax. good luck,

Oct 13, 2009 | 2005 Cadillac CTS

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