Suggestions for removing wax from carpet include scraping off as much of the wax as possible, laying a damp lint-free cloth over the affected area and ironing on medium heat to make the wax adhere to the cloth. Rubbing alcohol is effective for removing any leftover wax residue.
Remove wax from wood surfaces by using an ice pack or ice cube to freeze and harden the wax before scraping it off with a hard flat tool, credit card or ruler. Cream furniture wax is used to remove any residual wax.
Use a blow dryer on medium heat to soften wax on a painted surface, such as a wall, while wiping away the wax as it melts. A mixture of three parts water to one part vinegar is used to remove residue from the surface.