How do you remove paint from car carpet?

I bought a couple of gallons of paint earlier today, and when I was driving it home, some seeped onto the carpet of my car. What’s the easiest way to get paint off the floor of my car?

Answer
Oh, no! Let’s get that cleaned up.
To remove paint from your car’s carpet, if the paint is still wet, soak up whatever you can with paper towels. Then, use a wet rag to blot the spot and lift the remaining paint out of the carpet.
If the paint is dry, fill a bucket or bowl with hot water and add some dish soap. Wet the paint thoroughly until it softens. Alternatively, you could soften the paint with a steamer. Then, scrape it up. Clean whatever’s left with the soapy water and a rag.
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Lauren Smith
Answered on Nov 22, 2021
Lauren has written for World Nomads, the Matador Network, Korvia Consulting, and once upon a time Three Fates Games. She graduated from Columbia College of Chicago with a BFA in Creative Writing. After graduating, she moved overseas and lived in South Korea where she spent her free time traveling and going on road trips with friends. She misses the rest stop potatoes and is trying to figure out how to recreate them at home. She's now based outside of Chicago and when she's not writing she spends her free time reading, playing video games, and exploring whenever she can.
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