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What To Do When You Accidentally Get Nail Polish On Carpet

by Celina Simpson

Do you like to paint your own fingernails in the comfort of your home? If so, you likely exercise care and would be horrified if you accidentally got fingernail polish on your carpet. Mistakes happen, and even if you are careful, you may have an unfortunate nail polish incident occur in your home if you have children. Perhaps you are thinking that nail polish on the carpet will mean that the carpet will be obliterated. However, the following tips can help you improve your chances of getting the stain out. 

Prompt Clean-up

It is best to attempt to clean up a nail polish stain as soon as it occurs. This is because tackling the stain while it is still wet can aid in an easier removal.


Do not rub or smear the stain because it can cause the nail polish to spread to other nearby fibers. Instead, use a blotting motion to keep the damage contained to the affected fibers. The goal is to get as much of the polish out of the fibers before it dries. Using a cloth rather than a paper towel is ideal because as the polish dries and changes consistency, the paper may stick to the fibers. 

Removing Remaining Polish

There will undoubtedly be some nail polish left behind stuck to fibers. Your regular cleaning products are likely not going to remove the hardened polish from the fibers. Some of them may even cause additional damage such as carpet discolorations. Nail polish remover can be used to remove the dried remnants, but you need to ensure that you select a nail polish remover that is non-abrasive. Acetone-based nail polish remover might damage your carpet in the same manner or worse than some household cleaners. Choose a small area of the stain to test the nail polish on, and avoid saturating the stain. Instead, gently blot small amounts of non-acetone nail polish on the stain. 

Cleaning Nail Polish Remover

If you successfully remove the stain, it is ideal to clean the area where you applied the nail polish remover. This will aid in reducing the odor of the nail polish and remover. It can also aid in ensuring that remnants of the remover do not harm your carpet. You can use a mild soap and water. Spot carpet cleaning products can also be used to clean the area. 

If your efforts to remove fingernail polish from the carpet fail, the best option would be to seek professional carpet cleaning services such as Conscientious Carpet Care. The professionals can assess the stain to determine if it can be removed. They have more robust cleaning agents that can remove most stains.