The Ultimate Guide to Remove Playdough Stain (2)

The Ultimate Guide to Remove Playdough Stain

The Ultimate Guide to Remove Playdough Stain

Modeling clay is a sticky substance that leaves a greasy residue behind. To remove playdough stains, you need a little patience.

An iron, vinegar, or acetone will help remove a play dough stain from clothing or fabric.

Use an ice cube or soapy water on a wall, especially if it is wallpapered.

Finally, ammonia can also be a great help in removing a play dough stain.

Cleaning a paste stain on leather

To remove a fix or modeling paste stain from leather, peel it off.

– Remove the loose top surface with a wooden spatula.

– Place a square of absorbent cloth over the stain.

– Gently iron on medium heat until the paste sticks entirely to the fabric.

On suede

To remove a paste stain from suede:

– Scrape off the soft paste with a spoon.

– Place a layer of toilet paper over the stain.

– Heat with an iron, changing the paper regularly.

On nubuck

To remove a stain of paste to fix on the nubuck:

– Gently apply the blade of a cutter to remove as much paste as possible.

– Place a paper towel over the remaining stain.

– Approach the sole of the iron until the paste is completely removed.

Removing a paste stain from fabric or garment

Before attempting to remove play dough (or fix dough) stains from a garment or fabric, check the label for the type of fabric.

On a synthetic fabric

To clean a fix (or modeling) paste stain on a synthetic fabric

– Remove as much of the paste as possible with a spatula.

– Turn the fabric in the washing machine.

– If there is still some paste, remove it with an iron.

On cotton

To remove modeling (or fixing) paste from a cotton fabric:

– Remove surface dirt with a knife.

– Put the cloth in the washing machine.

– If unsuccessful, heat with an iron and paper towel.

On jeans

To remove fix paste on a pair of jeans

– Wash the jeans with french Marseille soap. You can find it readily available in your local store.

– If there is any paste left, heat it with an iron.

On linen

To remove a stain of fix or modeling paste on linen:

– Dip the linen in a bath of water and Marseille soap.

– Remove the remaining paste with an iron and a paper towel if necessary.

On silk

To remove a modeling (or fixing) paste stain from silk:

– Remove the excess with a fingernail.

– Scrape a dry Marseille soap on the rest.

– Rinse.

On satin

To remove playdough stain on satin:

– Gently apply a cutter blade to loosen as much paste as possible.

– Hand wash the fabric with Marseille soap.

– Rinse.

On velvet

To remove playdough stain on velvet, rub a square of sandpaper on the stain.

On wool

To get rid of a fix paste stain on wool:

– Dip the fabric in a basin filled with Marseille soap diluted in warm water.

– Scrub with a green sponge.

– Rinse off.

On goat or sheep hair or skin

To get rid of a stain of paste to fix (or to model) on the skin of sheep:

– Place a square of paper towel over the stain.

– Approach an iron until it disappears completely.

On natural fur

To remove a stain of modeling paste (or paste to fix) on a natural fur:

– Apply a paper towel to the stain.

– Spray with steam from an iron.

On synthetic fur

To remove a fix or modeling paste stain on fake fur:

– Rub the stain with a green sponge soaked in Marseille soap and warm water.

– Wash the sponge and pass it onto the treated area.

– If the stain persists, use an iron.

On waxed canvas

A stain of modeling paste or to fix on a waxed fabric:

– Smear this stain with a wool pad moistened with Marseille soap and warm water.

– Wash with clear water.

Removing a modeling paste (or fix) stain from wood

On white wood

To remove a fix or modeling paste stain from white wood:

– Peel off the surface area with a spatula.

– Then scrape with sandpaper.

On waxed wood

To remove a trace of modeling paste (or fix) on waxed wood:

– Scrape off the excess with a spoon.

– Scrub the rest with steel wool.

– Wax.

On painted wood

To clean a fix (or modeling) paste stain on painted wood:

– Remove the soft paste with the blade of a knife.

– Finish the treatment with steel wool.

On teak

To clean a trace of modeling paste (or fix paste) on teak:

– Gently apply a spoon to remove the top of the paste.

– Remember to rinse! 

– Soap the teak thoroughly to complete the treatment.

Cleaning stains from modeling paste on a floor or wall

To remove a fix (or modeling) paste stain on a coco carpet:

– Scrape off some of the paste with a cutter.

– Put a blotting paper on the stain.

– Heat with an iron.

On sisal

To remove a trace of modeling or fixing paste on sisal:

– Remove excess with a spatula.

– Spray the hot steam of iron on the stain previously covered with a paper towel.

On carpet

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To remove a stain from a carpeted floor:

– Remove the top portion with a knife.

– Approach the soleplate of iron and heat through a paper towel.

On lino

To remove play dough (or fix dough) stains from linoleum:

– Soap the stain with an abrasive sponge soaked in Marseille soap and a little water.

– Clean the sponge and remove the residue.

– Wipe off.

On tiles

To remove a trace of fix/model paste on tiles:

– Rub the stain with a cloth soaked in diluted black soap.

– Wash with clear water.

On cement or concrete

To remove a trace of fix/model paste on cement, wipe with a cloth soaked in liquid scouring powder.

On terracotta or brick

To clean a fix/modeling paste stain on terracotta, polish the stain with a cloth dampened with liquid Marseille soap.

On wallpaper

To remove a trace of modeling paste or fix on wallpaper:

– Scrape off the excess without scratching the surface with the blade of a cutter.

– If wallpaper washes off:

◦ Rub it with a cotton ball soaked in diluted Marseille soap.

◦ Remove the greasy mark with a cloth soaked in ammonia water.

Remove a fix/model paste stain from smooth flooring

On plastic or rubber

To remove a fix or modeling paste stain from plastic: rub the stain with a steel wool pad soaked in soapy water.

On glass or crystal

To get rid of a modeling paste or stain on a window:

– Use a glass scraper to remove the paste.

– If traces remain, dab a cloth moistened with 28% ammonia.

On ceramic, earthenware, or porcelain

To remove a trace of fixative paste on ceramic: polish the stain with a sponge soaked in liquid Marseille soap.

On enamel

To remove a fix or modeling paste stain on enamel, rub the stained area with a cloth soaked in liquid Marseille soap.

Removing a stain of modeling paste on metal

On stainless steel

To clean a paste/fix stain on stainless steel: soap the stain with Marseille soap.

On copper

A trace of modeling paste or fix on copper? Rub the stain with a wool pad soaked in diluted oxalic acid.

On brass

To remove a fix (or modeling) paste mark from brass:

– Smear this stain with a cloth soaked in diluted Marseille soap.

– If this does not work, add lye to the detergent.

Cleaning a stain of fixative or modeling paste on stone

To remove a fix or modeling paste mark from stone:

– Scrape the mark with a kitchen spatula, and it will come off without problem!

– If a greasy mark forms, dab it with a cotton cloth soaked in ammonia.

On marble

To clean a mark of modeling or fixing paste on marble:

– Let a paste made of baking soda and pumice powder dry on the mark.

– Remove with a brush soaked in black liquid soap.

On stoneware

To erase a mark made by fixing or modeling clay on stoneware:

– Rub the mark with a cloth containing diluted scouring powder.

– If any marks remain, apply diluted ammonia on a cloth.

On granite

To remove a modeling or stain mark on granite, rub the stain with a mop soaked in diluted black soap.

List of detergents to clean playdough stains

– Ammonia

– Soap

– Marseille soap

– Liquid black soap

– Cans of washing soda

– Sandpaper

– Bicarbonate of soda

– Steel wool/iron wool brush

– Oxalic acid (sorrel salt)

– Pumice powder

– Scouring powder

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