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How to Get Crayons Out of Carpet

  • How To

📅 March 23, 2022

⏱️2 min read

Crayons are the heart of any child. Kids use crayons to show their artistic talent and pour their hearts out.

A child will pick somewhere comfortable to draw and model – and your carpet will be the perfect spot.

Luckily, here are a few of the most effective home remedies to get crayons out of carpet.

Dish Washing Soap

Items required

  • Ice cubes
  • Plastic bag
  • Butter knife
  • Liquid soap
  • Warm water
  • Rag
  • Vacuum

Step-by-step procedure

  1. Put the ice cubes in a plastic a bag and place it over the stained area
  2. Leave it for about 5 minutes to harden the crayon
  3. Scrape off the hard crayon using a scraper
  4. Mix warm water and liquid detergent equivalently
  5. Apply the mixture over the stained area and let it sit for another 5 minutes
  6. Blot gently with a towel until the stain is gone
  7. Rinse the area using a different towel soaked in water
  8. Vacuum to dry

Ironing Method

Items required

  • Clean white towel
  • Iron
  • Soapy solution
  • Paper towel
  • Water
  • Vacuum

Step-by-step procedure

  1. Repeat steps 1-3 (from the dishwashing solution technique discussed above)
  2. Place the white towel over the stained area
  3. Set your iron to medium heat
  4. Gently run the iron over the towel
  5. When the towel soaks the stain, remove it
  6. Clean the area with soapy solution
  7. Rinse with cold water
  8. Place paper towels over the area to soak water
  9. Vacuum to dry

Try out the following commercial products if the crayon stain is still persistent.

Carbona Stain Devils №3 Ink & Crayon

This product has thousands of positive reviews from satisfied customers and efficiently removes crayon stains on your carpet.

It is child friendly and can be used while your kid is still around.

Carbona Stain Devils

Amodex Ink and Stain Remover

It is eco-friendly, non-toxic and safe to use on your carpet fibers. This product works well on crayon stains ensuring 100% stain removal.

It is small in size but contains concentrated stain removing chemicals for effective results.

Amodex Ink and Stain Remover

Goo Gone Original Spray Gel

It is the fastest crayon stain removal product. It does not damage your carpet while cutting through tough stains.

The product eliminates messes in just three steps.

  • Spray
  • wait and
  • Blot

Furthermore, it leaves your carpet with a citrus smell.

Goo Gone Original Spray Gel


Do not stop your child from expressing themselves with crayons. Let their artistry come to life by eliminating crayon stains with the above mentioned techniques.

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