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Removing nail varnish from carpets


Amazing tip for you!

My children discovered my nail varnish the other day and decided to try and paint their nails.  When I say nails, what I actually mean is the whole tops of their fingers and toes.  This resulted in lots of (dark purple)  nail varnish smudges all over our pale beige carpet.

I too had a nail varnish incident myself a few months before. I dropped a globule of it (dark plum coloured this time) on the aforementioned carpet and thought that nail polish remover would swiftly remove the offending blob.  I was wrong! It just spread the stain around and has left a permanent pink patch – DON’T USE NAIL VARNISH REMOVER!

I looked online and discovered that people were suggesting using window cleaner to remove nail varnish so thought I would give it a go, not really thinking it would work.  But it does! I used the green stuff  ‘Mr Muscle Window and Glass’ cleaner (it loves the jobs you hate, apparently).  I had to use a good amount, on a clean, white cloth and with a fair amount of rubbing it has removed it without a trace.  Who knew?


About Suzannah Butcher

Suzannah is the founder of www.workformums.co.uk and writes about a wide range of subjects to support working mums and parent entrepreneurs. In the little spare time she has, Suzannah likes to read, go out walking with her family and watch movies. Suzannah lives in Torbay, Devon with her husband and 2 young children.


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