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No matter what you spilled on your clothes or furnishings, we can tell you how to get it out.
You Will Need
- Rubbing alcohol or solvent cleaner
- Washing machine
- Heavy-duty liquid detergent
- Hair dryer (optional)
Scrape the wax
Start by using a dull knife or spoon to remove as much wax as possible.
Blot with rubbing alcohol
Blot the area with rubbing alcohol, or your favorite solvent cleaner. Finish by washing according to fabric label instructions.
Cover with towel and iron
Cover the area with a kitchen towel, then place an iron set on low heat on top. The towel will absorb the wax.
Apply liquid detergent
Apply a heavy-duty liquid detergent to pre-treat the area. Let the detergent set. Then wash the clothing in the hottest water appropriate for that fabric.
Spray with WD-40
Spray the waxed area with WD-40. Let it sit for a couple of minutes, then spray the other side for best results. With a little elbow grease, the stain and wax will be removed.