Removing Flarp Putty from Carpet

How do I get Flarp out of my new carpet?

By Ljkirven from Plainfield, IL

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July 1, 20090 found this helpful

The answer might be here.

http://www.thriftyfun.com/tf56399966.tip.html

Even though the title says "Flarp stains on clothing" some of the answers people came up with had to do with carpet. Looks like the answer is vinegar, maybe followed by alcohol.

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July 30, 20160 found this helpful

Thank you vinegar worked wonderfully!

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July 1, 20090 found this helpful

Oh no, I'm sorry, this happened to us about a year ago & the blue flarp is still in the carpet, I tried everything including trying to heat it w/ a hairdryer to cut it out....Good luck with that. Hopefully you will get something that works & I can move the rug I conceal it with & give it a try :)

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November 26, 20100 found this helpful

Another post and following string suggested white vinegar. It's working for us tonight after coming home from a hockey game to find that our dog got into my purse, our son's toys and blue Flarp. Vinegar works!

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March 30, 20161 found this helpful

I tried this trick and it did work!! I soaked the area with white vingar several times and rubbed back and forth and in circular motions with a towel and it all came up! Whoohoo!

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December 22, 20100 found this helpful

Love that I can go online and find a solution to anything! Just had green Flarp mashed into the carpet and found that the vinegar dissolved it and you can not even tell it had ever been there! It was a mashed spot about 4" wide and just covered in lime green Flarp. We picked off what we could and I just soaked it in vinegar for a minute or two then wiped up and kept wiping till paper towels are not green. So happy!

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Anonymous Flag
December 21, 20150 found this helpful

Vinegar is the answer. A few minutes of rubbing with paper towel and it was gone!

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August 1, 20160 found this helpful

Thank you! Vinegar rescued several surfaces in my home. It combs fairly easily out of a full head of hair.

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September 8, 20160 found this helpful

This is a miracle cure! I was freaking out at 6am when I saw the carpet in my daughter's room. I scraped as much as I could with a flat knife and then poured vinegar and voila! i use white and cider vinegar and both worked. Thanks everyone! I really thought that I would have to cut out that area of carpet.

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April 7, 20121 found this helpful

Thank you! Used the vinegar advice below and it definitely worked. First I used a butter knife and, with it flat, I slid it under the putty to pull up as much as possible.Then, I used white vinegar and poured a good amount on the paper towel and started blotting over and over with wet and dry paper towels until no color from the noise putty showed up on the paper towels. Miracle. thanks so much. I love the internet!

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Anonymous Flag
November 8, 20150 found this helpful

The white vinegar & a butter knife did it..! Thank you for your post

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December 5, 20150 found this helpful

Vinegar! I used apple cider because that's the only kind I had. I soaked a wash cloth with the ACV and scrubbed it right out! The "flarp" broke apart and the stain was removed completely within 5 minutes of scrubbing.

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December 24, 20150 found this helpful

Vinegar works on the carpet. Thanks for the vinegar advice!

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Anonymous Flag
January 20, 20160 found this helpful

Vinegar worked perfect. I used apple cider vinegar but I'm sure clear vinegar will also work.

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June 7, 20160 found this helpful

White vinegar worked very quickly to remove it from our fabric couch!

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My daughter left the cover off her newly acquired Flarp noise putty. It ran into the carpet and is caked in really badly. I need ideas for getting it out of the carpet. I called the company and they weren't helpful.


By Shimanoman71 from Medford, WI

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Removing Flarp Putty from Carpet

I have had to do the following for things like this: Harden it with ice, scrape, and vacuum. Hope this works. Robyn (04/15/2009)

By Robyn Fed

Removing Flarp Putty from Carpet

If the ice cube method does not work, I would suggest the following:

  • Wet a folded dishcloth, not to the point of dripping.
  • Place it on top of the Flarp
  • Press down and leave in place for a few hours
  • Remove the dishcloth
  • Check if the Flarp has softened
  • Carefully scrape up the Flarp
  • Repeat until as much as possible had been removed
  • Before the area is bone dry, gently vacuum.
Good Luck (04/19/2009)

By hedera

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