How to Remove Crayon Stains From Upholstery
How to Remove Crayon Stains From Upholstery. Crayons and upholstery do not mix. Once a mark is made, the stain can be very difficult to remove. Here are some simple steps to get rid of the unsightly markings on your upholstery.
Things You Will Need
- Car part lubricant such as WD-40
- Paper towels
- Soft cloth
- Liquid dishwashing detergent
- Stiff bristle brush
- Dull knife
- Warm water
Scrape off excess crayon with the dull edge of a knife.
Spray the affected area of upholstery with WD-40 or another car part lubricant.
Leave the lubricant on for 3 minutes.
Use a stiff bristle brush to scrub the stain.
Wipe the area with paper towels.
Respray the surface with the WD-40.
Apply liquid dishwashing soap to the area.
Continue to use the bristle brush and work the soap in a circular motion.
Wipe the stain with a damp sponge.
Repeat Steps 6 through 9 if necessary.
Test the process in an inconspicuous area before attempting it on a larger area to make sure the upholstery won't be damaged. Check for cleaning instructions on the upholstery. Specific cleaning products may be recommended or prohibited.
- Test the process in an inconspicuous area before attempting it on a larger area to make sure the upholstery won't be damaged.
- Check for cleaning instructions on the upholstery. Specific cleaning products may be recommended or prohibited.
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