We have all been there. Painting a room and without knowing it you have managed to spill paint on you. Trying to remove paint from clothing can seem like a daunting task and most people assume it’s ruined and are tempted to throw it out.
Regardless of whether you’re dealing with a gloss or emulsion paint spill. One of the most important thing to check if the paint is oil-or water-based. Many gloss paints are water-based, yet this doesn’t always mean it can come out easily. Water-based paints will as a rule wash out quite easily, however oil-based paint stains will need a lot more elbow grease.
Begin by checking the paint can, which ought to give explicit guidelines on the most proficient method to remove paint stains. On the off chance that it doesn’t work, follow the steps below to remove the paint from your well-loved clothes.
Don’t wait around
It can be easier to get paint out of clothing when the paint is still wet/damp. The faster you act, the easier it will be to remove the paint stain. Try to wipe off as much of the wet paint as possible without smudging the stain into a larger area. If the paint has already dried use the same method below; be aware it may take a little longer than usual to get the stain out due to it being dry.
Get your stain remover out.
Place a clean white cloth under the garment beneath the stain and thoroughly moisten stain with the solution.
Leave solution to work for 3 minutes (10 minutes for large and stubborn stains).
Using a clean damp cloth dab treated area continuously until all traces of the stain and solution will have been removed.
Leave to soak in washing detergent
Rub washing detergent into where the stain was and leave it to soak for a few hours.
Wash As Usual
Finally, after leaving it to soak for a few hours pop it in the washing machine as usual. That should remove the last traces of a stain.