By: Mrs. Mathis
Image by Inga Munsinger Cotton Everyone should know how to remove crayon from surfaces. While there are many different methods to get crayon stains out of clothes and off walls, removing crayon from carpet or upholstery can be a little more complicated. Still, getting crayon out of most fabrics or off of most surfaces is not that difficult. Read on to learn all about cleaning crayon marks off just about anything.
How To Remove Crayon From Upholstery
To get crayon stains out of upholstery, scrape off as much as you can with a butter knife, being careful not to cut the fibers or spread the crayon. Then wipe away any remaining stain with a little soapy water and rinse well.
How To Remove Crayon From Walls
If the wall is painted with a high gloss or semi-gloss paint, you can probably remove the mark with a little warm water and a nylon scrubbing sponge. Use as little water as possible and dry the area well after rinsing.
Removing Crayon From Carpet
Getting crayon out of carpet is not that difficult. Scrape up as much as possible with a butter knife and wipe the area with a white cloth dipped in a mild soapy solution and rinse well.
Getting Crayon Out Of Clothes
When removing crayon from clothes, start by scraping off as much as possible as described above. Then pre-treat the area with a good quality laundry pre-treatment solution and wash as usual. Check to make sure the stain is gone before placing the items in the dryer.
Cleaning Crayon Marks From Inside a Dryer
Chances are that knowing how to remove crayon from inside a dryer will stand every parent in good stead at some point in time. Begin by scrubbing off as much crayon as possible with a nylon scrubby. Then wipe the inside of the drum with a cloth dipped in soapy water and rinse it well. Finally, throw in a load of wet clothes that are about the color of the crayon, just in case any residue is left.Print This Article