How to Remove Dehydrated Paint Stains on your Laminate Floor

Laminate floor is quite commonly used because it is inexpensive in terms of costing, durable plus it is also easy to install. It comes with protective coating thus making it possible to eliminate paint just by using a cleaning solution and water. Normally, paint will take a couple of days to completely set through, however you should immediately try to clean or remove the paint stain once it happens. The process of removing dried paint need to be done very carefully as to not damage your laminate floor’s surfaces. We present you some of the ways that you can try to remove dehydrated paint stains on your laminate floor.

To Remove Dehydrated Paint Stains on your Laminate Floor, you need:

  • Paint remover or cleaner with acetone
  • Cloth
  • Water
  • Warm water
  • Vacuum

How to Remove Dehydrated Paint Stains on your Laminate Floor

  • The first thing to do is to ensure that the stained area is free from debris or dirt. You can clean them by using a vacuum in order for you to get rid of all the dirt that could scratch the laminate floor’s surface once you start doing your cleaning task.
  • Then it’s time to remove the paint by just applying a cleaner together with acetone. For instance, a nail polish remover is one material that you can use, or a cloth or even use an ammonia-based window cleaner. After that, you can use a one-sided sharp edge for lifting up the edges of the paint splatters from the laminate floor.
    • Do it carefully so that the floor’s surface is not damage.
    • You should do this step until most of the paint has been successfully removed.
    • Once done, you have to buff down the rest by using a fine grade steel wool and then start removing the dust immediately.
  • If the dried paint is a latex paint, you can spray a latex paint cleaner on the affected area of the laminate floor
    • Latex paint is much easier to be removed rather than other types of paint.
  • Apply the stain cleaner on the affected area or the paint stain
    • Let it set for at least two minutes.
  • Once the time is up, you need to wipe up the affected stain and also the cleaning liquid on the laminate floor by using a cloth along with warm water. Make sure to try applying some pressure in order to lift the paint stain. If you notice that the stain is still there after wiping once, repeat the same process until the stain is gone permanently.

The process of removing dehydrated paint stains on your laminate floor might not come easy. Depending on the quality of paint, several efforts are needed to ensure that the paint is removed completely. The best way to do this is to have patience when trying to remove the dehydrated paint. Otherwise, you might end up destroying your laminate floor.

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