Non-washable Fibers

Follow these steps to remove oil-base paint stains from Acetate, Burlap, Fiberglass, Rayon, Rope, Silk, Triacetate, or Wool:

  • Gently scrape (the method of using a dull tool to gently lift off excess solid or caked-on stains) to remove the excess paint and sponge (the method of using a dampened pad to apply light strokes, moving outward from the center of the stain) the stain with a dry-cleaning solvent such as Afta Cleaning Fluid.
  • Apply a dry spotter to the area and cover with an absorbent pad dampened with dry spotter. Let it stand as long as any stain is being removed.
  • Change the pad as it picks up the stain. Keep both the stain and pad moist with dry spotter.
  • Flush (the method of applying stain remover to loosen staining material and residue from stain removers) with the dry-cleaning solvent and allow to dry.
  • If stain persists, sponge with water and apply a wet spotter and a few drops of ammonia. (Do not use ammonia on wool or silk.)
  • Cover stain with an absorbent pad moistened with wet spotter. Let it stand as long as any stain is being removed.
  • Change the pad as it picks up the stain. Keep both the pad and stain moist with wet spotter and ammonia.
  • Flush well with water and repeat as necessary.

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