I spilt paint on my brand new carpet, it took ages but I eventually got it out with an easy hack – you can't even tell

I spilt paint on my brand new carpet, it took ages but I eventually got it out with an easy hack – you can't even tell

04/30/2022

WHEN most people get a brand new carpet fitted they're extra careful for the following weeks and months.

But this eager DIY decorator made a massive mistake.


Zoe Smith, From Lincolnshire, had not not long had her grey carpet fitted when the worst possible thing happened.

Zoe shared a video on TikTok of the aftermath of paint being dropped all over her expensive floor.

"Sooo much scrubbing to try and get it out," she said

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"I literally just used a small amount of washing up liquid and warm water while the paint was wet," she explained.

She added: "Use a wet and dry to suck u the water after!"

People were amazed that she achieved the impossible and managed to get the glossy paint out of the carpet.

One said: "But why paint after a new carpet, why not before? Glad you got it out though."

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Zoe insisted that she wasn't painting and the paint was knocked over accidentally.

Another said: "if it happens again most contents insurance has accidental damage for stuff like this."

One person quipped: "I've done this too many times!"

Some offered Zoe more advice: "Hairspray gets it straight off!"

A second said: "If it's water based don't worry about it, carpet cleaner will sort it."

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