How to Remove Lacquer and Varnish Stains


Follow these steps to remove lacquer and varnish stains from carpet:

  • Scrape as much of the excess as you can without forcing the lacquer deeper into the fiber.
  • Apply amyl acetate to the stain and cover with an absorbent pad dampened with amyl acetate.
  • Keep moist and let stand for about 15 minutes, blotting occasionally.
  • Scrape to help loosen the sta­in.