In order to treat the clothes, find out if the enamel paint is water based or oil based. Enamel is normally an oil based paint, but water based paints also use the term.Continue Reading
If the enamel is oil-based use the steps below to help get the paint out of freshly stained clothes.
Wipe off as much of the paint off as possible, this helps to lessen the possibility of a permanent stain.
Run water over the stain, but make sure the shirt does not dry.
Place the clothing with the stain face down on light colored cloth or paper towels. Smear turpentine onto the stain, making sure to push it in so the stain starts to loosen up. Repeat this process until the paint no longer comes off.
Using a mild dish soap, scrub the stain and let the clothing stay in water overnight.
Remove the soapy water from the clothing by rinsing the clothes thoroughly. Wash clothing like normal. If the stain remains, take stain remover and spray or rub onto the stain and wash like normal again.
Removing gloss paint from clothing depends on several factors, including the type of fabric and whether the paint is latex or oil-based. Using water to rinse latex paint from the underside of the fabric before the stain dries gives the most effective chance of eliminating stains. Once the stream of water removes most of the stain, a laundry detergent solution worked into the fabric should remove any remaining stains.Full Answer >
Removing latex paint from clothing is more complicated and time-consuming than removing acrylic paint. Many acrylic paint stains dissolve in water, but latex paint requires treatment with dish soap and commercial stain remover. Latex paint-stained garments also need to be laundered.Full Answer >
The best way to remove dried fabric paint is to peel or scrape it off clothing with a dull knife. If that does not work, use a combination of water and detergent, alcohol or acetone.Full Answer >
Because of the porous nature of concrete, the best way to remove stains is by absorbing the stain from the concrete material using trisodium phosphate for oil and grease or paint stripper for paint. Rust stains can also be removed, but requires that the surface layer of concrete be dissolved.Full Answer >