How to Remove Dry Nail Paint from Couch

Removing even wet nail polish is tough because it is likely to leave stains. When you are dealing with dried out nail paint on your couch, you need extra couch cleaning gears on. But, fret not! We are here to help you with some excellent DIY hacks for upholstery cleaning in Melbourne that can get the dry nail paint out of your couch.

DIY Hack 1:

Items needed
  • Nail paint remover
  • Dull knife or a spoon
  • Clean cloth
  • Paper towels
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Warm water

Couch Cleaning Method

  1. Scrape off dry nail paint as much as you can from the couch surface using a dull knife. Be gentle to assure that you don’t damage the carpet fabric.
  2. Pour one or two spoon nail paint remover on a towel as the next step of couch cleaning.
  3. Blot the nail paint stain with a damped cloth.
  4. Keep repeating step number 2 and 3 until the towel starts coming out clean.
  5. Add a few drops of liquid dishwashing detergent in 1 cup lukewarm water and mix it well to create a couch cleaning solution.
  6. Damp a clean towel in the liquid soap solution made in step 5. Use a damped cloth to blot the remaining nail polish stain and nail paint remover.
  7. Take a clean and dry towel and dab dry the area.           
  8. Rinse the area with warm water.
  9. Soak water and moisture as much as possible with paper towels.
Even after applying this couch cleaning hack, you cannot get rid of nail paint stains, then use a professional upholstery cleaning in Melbourne.

DIY Hack 2:

Items needed
  • Hot water
  • White vinegar
  • Clean towel
  • Spray bottle
  • Paper towels

Couch Cleaning Method

This couch cleaning method can clean stains and blemish both.
  1. Spray white vinegar on the stained area using a spray bottle.
  2. Take a clean towel and moisten it in warm water.
  3. Blot the stain with a damped cloth. Be gentle to make sure you do not push the stain further down.
  4. Repeat step 1 to 3 until you get the nail polish stains or blemishes out of your sofa.
  5. Once the stains are removed with this couch cleaning method, rinse the couch with warm water to make sure white vinegar gets cleaned from the sofa.
  6. Use paper towels to dry out the couch.

DIY Hack 3:

Items needed
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Water
  • Liquid dish soap
  • A clean cloth
  • Paper towels

Couch cleaning method
  1. Damp a clean cloth with rubbing alcohol.
  2. Blot clean the nail paint stains with the damped cloth.
  3. Change the side of the cloth and repeat steps 1 and 2 until the cloth starts coming out clean.
  4. Pour a few drops of liquid dish soap in water and mix it well to make a soapy solution.
  5. Damp a cloth in the liquid soap solution made in step 4 and dab clean the couch.
  6. The last step is rinsing the area with water to remove soap.
  7. Use paper towels to blot excess water and moisture
If any of these couch cleaning hacks don’t give expected results, then call a company offering the best upholstery cleaning in Melbourne.


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