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Dog getting in trouble for pee on carpet.

Cleaning Urine Odors from CarpetWith the proper method you can get your carpets looking and smelling just like new. This is a page about cleaning urine odors from carpet. Urine odors in carpets can be difficult to remove.

 

Large area rug.

Cleaning a Large Area RugThere are many methods for cleaning a large area rug, from steam cleaning, to power washing. Learn how to clean an area rug in this page.

 

Vinegar Bottle

Removing Vinegar Smell from CarpetThis is a page about removing vinegar smell from carpet. You used vinegar to remove a stubborn odor from the carpet only to have a problem now getting rid of the vinegar smell.

 

Vacuum being run over old dirty carpet

Cleaning Old Dirty CarpetThis is a page about cleaning old dirty carpet. Carpet that has not been cleaned in quite awhile can present a challenge.

 

Sad looking puppy on carpet

Cleaning Dog Urine Stains from CarpetAccidents resulting in dog pee stains can happen whether you have a new puppy, a senior dog or anywhere in between. This is a page about cleaning dog urine stains from carpet.

 

Bottle of red nail polish spilling on a beige carpet.

Removing Nail Polish from CarpetNail polish can be difficult to remove from carpet, especially if it has already dried. Check out these tips for getting the nail polish stain out. This is a page about removing nail polish from carpet.

 

Close up of carpet shampooer removing suds from carpet

Pet Urine Smell After Using a Carpet...This page is about pet urine smell after using a carpet cleaning machine. Removing dog or cat pee odors from carpets can be a challenge.

 

A woman cleaning a carpet in front of a door and couch.

Cleaning Carpet Dirty from Heavy TrafficSome areas of your carpet are more heavily used that others. These heavy traffic areas are typically more soiled and may be harder to clean. This is a page about cleaning carpet dirty from heavy traffic.

 

Cleaning Your Carpet Without a Machine

Cleaning Your Carpet Without a MachineCarpet cleaning machines can be quite expensive to buy and operate. This is a page about cleaning your carpet without a machine.

 

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A burning red pillar candle.

Removing a Red Candle Wax Stain from CarpetThis is a page about removing red candle wax stain from carpet. In addition to removing the wax itself, melted red wax can also leave a pigment stain on your carpet that you will need to remove.

 

Diapered baby on carpet.

Cleaning Human Feces Stains and Odors from...Accidents can happen. Cleaning feces stains and the accompanying odor from your carpet, while not pleasant, can be done. This is a page about cleaning human feces stains and odors from carpet.

 

Close up of carpet cleaner washing carpet

Using Laundry Detergent in Your Carpet CleanerMany carpet cleaning devices can use a variety of cleaning agents help get your carpets clean. Even a small amount of liquid laundry detergent can be used to help remove dirt and grime from your carpets. This is a page about using laundry detergent in your carpet cleaner.

 

A cat laying on carpet.

Cleaning Cat Vomit Stains from CarpetThis is a page about cleaning cat vomit stains from carpet. When your pet gets sick and vomits on the carpet stains often result, from food dyes, and more.

 

A room with light colored carpet.

Removing Ink Stains on CarpetGetting ink stains out of carpet without damaging the carpet itself can seem daunting. This is a page about removing ink stains on carpet.

 

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Removing Vomit Stains from CarpetVomit stains and odors can be difficult and unpleasant to remove from carpet. This is a page about removing vomit stains from carpet.

 

Cleaning mildew from carpet.

Removing Mildew from CarpetThis page is about removing mildew from carpet. A stubborn stain and odor on a carpet can be a challenge to remove.

 

Skunk On white Background

Removing Skunk Odor From CarpetThis is a page about removing skunk odor from carpet. Skunk odor is very difficult to remove from pets and the carpet they rubbed on.

 

Duct Tape

Removing Duct Tape From CarpetThis is a page about removing duct tape from carpet. If you have used this popular tape to attach something such as a power cord, to your carpet, you may now be lamenting that decision. Duct tape and its residue can be difficult to remove from carpet.

 

Jug of used motor oil.

Removing Motor Oil Stains From CarpetThis is a page about removing motor oil stains from carpet. Motor oil stains on carpet are unsightly. They can also be tough to remove.

 

A person trying to clean stains off of carpet.

Removing Rubber Stains on CarpetRubber items such as vacuum cleaner belts or furniture stops can sometimes leave marks on your carpet. This is a page about removing rubber stains on carpet.

 

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Removing Hawaiian Punch Stain From CarpetHow do I get a Hawaiian Punch stain out of carpet?

 

Raw Egg

Cleaning Raw Egg Off CarpetThis is a page about cleaning raw egg off carpet. Cleaning up raw egg on carpet may seem too challenging.

 

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Removing Dirt Stains from Rugs and CarpetThis is a page about removing dirt stains from rugs and carpet. Dirt or soil stains on your rugs or carpet can sometimes be difficult to remove.

 

grease stain on carpet

Cleaning Grease Stains on CarpetThis is a page about cleaning grease stains on carpet. Grease stains can be quite stubborn when you are trying to remove them from your carpet.

 

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Paper Stuck To CarpetI need some expert advice, please. I have a piece of paper (plain white A4 size office paper) stuck to the carpet in one of my bedrooms. Could someone please advise me as to how to get the paper off the carpet (preferably without wetting it)?

 

Baby on carpet.

Cleaning Human Urine Stains and Odors from...This is a page about cleaning human urine stains and odors from carpet. Quick action makes it easier to clean urine stains and odors from carpet.

 

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Toilet Overflowed on CarpetMy daughter had a friend over who went to the restroom in both bathrooms and overflowed them both. Then he went back and peed again in one and overflowed it again.

 

Pug puppy wearing devil horns and tail costume laying with head down next to cleaning bucket with rubber gloves, sponges, and various cleaning supplies

Cleaning Dog Poop Stains Off a RugThis is a page about cleaning dog poop stains off a rug. Dog poop stains can sometimes be difficult to remove from your rugs.

 

Upclose photo of beige carpet.

Cleaning Carpets Without a VacuumThis is a page about cleaning carpets without a vacuum. The lack of a vacuum doesn't mean that you can't clean your carpets.

 

shoe polish

Removing Shoe Polish from Carpet This is a page about removing shoe polish from carpet. Shoe polish can be a challenging stain to remove from carpet.

 

A wool rug laying on the floor.

Removing Musty Smell From Wool RugsThis is a page about removing musty smell from wool rugs. Special care needs to be used when cleaning odors from your wool rugs.

 

Oil Pastels On Carpet

Removing Oil Pastels From CarpetMy 2 year old son decided to "decorate" my daughter's carpet with her oil pastel crayons. Does anyone have any suggestions for getting oil pastels out of carpet?

 

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Cat Throw-Up on CarpetMy cat threw up on my light beige rug--a nylon blend. I cleaned it up and coated area with shaving cream. Later on when I tried to clean more thoroughly, the stain would not come out. It is orange and very evident.

 

Furniture Polish

Removing Furniture Polish Stain on CarpetSometimes when we are cleaning and polishing we can have a mishap and create a new cleaning challenge. This page is about removing furniture polish stain on carpet.

 

A chihuahua on a white carpet.

Cleaning Dog Urine Odors from CarpetPet owners may find themselves needing to remove dog urine odors from their carpet. This is a page about cleaning dog urine odors from carpet.

 

Carpet being shampooed.

Getting Rid of Wet Carpet SmellFlooding, resulting from the weather or because of an in-home accident, can result in a soaked carpet that can quickly begin to smell. Extract the water first and then try some of the tips on this page for getting rid of the wet carpet smell.

 

A soapy sponge scrubbing a carpet.

Removing Dawn Dish Detergent Residue from CarpetDawn is used for a multitude of cleaning tasks. If too much was used it can require continuous rinsing to remove the residue from your carpet. A shop vac can be helpful as well. This is a page about removing Dawn dish detergent residue from carpet.

 

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Sharpie on CarpetHow do I get black and green sharpie out of a carpet?

 

Man Steam Cleaning a Carpet

Saving Money on Carpet CleaningThis is a page to saving money on carpet cleaning. Despite your best efforts carpets need to be cleaned every once in a while. It's an added expense that can be difficult to budget for.

 

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Drink Stain on Carpet

Cleaning Drink Stains on CarpetThis is a page about cleaning drink stains on carpet. Many popular soft drinks, sports drinks, etc. contain food dyes that stain carpets when spilled.

 

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Dog Urine Stain on Wool CarpetMy dog has urinated on a wool carpet and left a yellow stain. How can I get rid of the stain?

 

A glass of red wine spilled on a light colored carpet.

Using Rubbing Alcohol for Carpet StainsRubbing alcohol is one of the best ways to get stains out of carpet. It can remove pet stains, rust stains and coffee stains. This page contains DIY carpet cleaning tips and shows you how to get stains out of carpet using rubbing alcohol.

 

Pollen Stains on Carpet

Removing Pollen Stains From CarpetThis page is about removing pollen stains from carpet. Some stains on carpets can be especially hard to remove.

 

Melted candle wax on rug.

Removing Candle Wax from CarpetRemoving wax from carpet can be extremely difficult if you don't use the right method. With these tips, you will be able to remove the wax quickly and easily. This is a page about removing candle wax from carpet.

 

Downward photo of an area rug in a lobby

Cleaning Area RugsThis is a page about cleaning area rugs. Area rugs provide a nice complement to your home decor, but they can become very dirty if they are in high traffic areas or you have kids and pets. Not cleaning an area rug can take years off of its life.

 

red putty egg

Removing Silly Putty from CarpetThis is a page about removing Silly Putty from carpet. If your kids play with Silly Putty in the house, it is bound to end up on the carpet.

 

Woman on hands and knees scrubbing white carpet

Cleaning CarpetThis is a page about cleaning carpet. Many homeowners choose to clean the carpets in their home themselves rather than hiring a service.

 

Hands wearing yellow rubber gloves hold spray bottle and sponge to remove stain from beige colored carpet

Laundry Detergent Stain on CarpetThis is a page about laundry detergent stain on carpet. The dyes in laundry detergent can stain your carpet.

 

Cat sitting in the sunlight on a wool rug.

Removing Cat Vomit on Wool CarpetKitties are notorious for vomiting up kibbles and hairballs. The first thing to do is remove the solids. Then you will want to use a cleaner that is safe for your wool carpet. This is a page about removing cat vomit on wool carpet.

 

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Hair Weave Glue on CarpetHow can I remove hair weave glue from the carpet?

 

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Carpet Stains Keep Coming BackWhat can you use on carpet to keep stains from coming back?

 

Hands covered in auto grease.

Cleaning Auto Grease Stains on CarpetThis is a page about cleaning auto grease stains on carpet. Automotive grease can get on the bottom of your shoes in various ways. Once there it is easily tracked inside and left on the carpet.

 

Someone using a carpet cleaner.

Using A Steam Carpet CleanerThis is a page about using a steam carpet cleaner. Having your carpets cleaned professionally can be quite expensive.

 

Spraying carpet stain.

Using Hydrogen Peroxide for Carpet StainsHydrogen peroxide is especially good for organic stains and is very gentle on carpet. This is a page about using hydrogen peroxide for carpet stains.

 

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Cleaning Blood Stains on CarpetBlood stains can be a challenge to remove without damaging the carpet dye. This is a page about cleaning blood stains on carpet.

 

A photo of wet carpet.

Removing Water from a Flooded CarpetThis page is about removing water from a flooded carpet. Excess water from an plumbing problem or disaster can flood your home. Getting all of the moisture out of the rug can be a challenge.

 

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Protecting Carpet From Food SpillsMy sister just moved into an apartment and the breakfast room has carpet on the floor. What type of covering could she use to protect it from spills and stains? A large throw rug would probably be too expensive.

 

Scented Oil

Cleaning Scented Oil Stains on CarpetThis is a page about cleaning scented oil stains on carpet. Removing oil stains on carpet can be done using the right process and products.

 

spilled milk on carpet

Removing Milk Odors on CarpetThis page is about removing milk odors on carpet. A persistent sour smell will linger when milk is spilled on auto or home carpet, if not cleaned up promptly.

 

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Removing Stains from Light Colored CarpetWhat's the best way to get stains out of a cream carpet? I can't afford professional cleaners. Thanks x

 

Green flarp putty.

Removing Flarp Putty from CarpetIf you have made Flarp putty for your kids to play with, it may end up in the carpet. This is a page about removing Flarp putty from carpet.

 

Using a black light to find pet urine stains on carpet.

Finding Urine Stains on CarpetThis is a page about finding urine stains on carpet. Dried urine is sometimes difficult to find on the carpet.

 

Wood Stain can  with ring of varnish stain marking the carpet around the can

Removing a Varnish Stain on CarpetThis is a page about removing a varnish stain on carpet. Varnish stains on carpet can be difficult to remove.

 

Hand scrubbing and oil stain out of a carpet.

Removing a Cooking Oil Stain On CarpetThis is a page about removing a cooking oil stain on carpet. Oil stains on carpet can be a challenge to clean.

 

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Removing Rust Stains from CarpetThis is a page about removing rust stains from carpet. Removing rust stains on carpet is generally easy enough to do with products you already have around the house.

 

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Removing Pet Stains from CarpetThis page is about removing pet stains from carpet. Stubborn pet related stains in a rug can be a challenge to remove.

 

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Peroxide Mixture to Remove Urine StainsWhat is the peroxide mixture to remove old dog urine stains on carpet?

 

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Cleaning Wet Potting Soil Out of CarpetHow should one clean a carpet that a wet dirt filled plant was dropped on? Thanks in advance.

 

Label of a Clorox bleach bottle.

Removing Bleach Odors From CarpetThis is a page about removing bleach odors from carpet. Whether it is the result of a spill or a cleaning effort, the odor of bleach in your carpet can be quite strong and unpleasant.

 

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Removing Rug Dye from CarpetRug dye can sometimes bleed from the rug onto the carpet. Dye stains are difficult to treat. This page is about removing rug dye from the carpet.

 

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Cleaning Dog Poop Stains Off a RugOur Lab had diarrhea on our white carpet. After cleaning the initial clean up of the poop, we noticed the carpet was green! I've tried our Bissel Green Machine cleaner and also Oxi Clean. Nothing is working. Help!

 

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Pop Stain on CarpetHow do you get red pop stains out of the carpet?

 

Musty Smelling Carpet

Cleaning Musty Smelling CarpetsCarpet that has gotten wet or flooded can have a musty smell even after it dries. This is a page about cleaning musty smelling carpets.

 

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Coke Stain on CarpetCoke Stain on Carpet. Does anyone have any tips on cleaning a set diet Coke stain on a one year old nylon carpet? Any help will be appreciated.

 

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Using Ammonia for Carpet CleaningThis is a page about using ammonia for carpet cleaning. Ammonia can be a great alternative to soap when cleaning carpets and doesn't require rinsing afterwards. However, it is very important that you do a test on your carpet, in an inconspicuous spot first.

 

cat on carpet

Removing Cat Pee and Odor from CarpetThis is a page about removing cat pee and odor from carpet. When you kitty has an accident on the carpet it can be difficult to remove the pee and the odor.

 

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Removing Red Stain from CarpetI have found a mystery red spot on my green carpet. Any advice on how to remove it? It's about a salad plate sized spot.

 

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Nasty Old Pet StainsI just recently moved into my cousins house and I am in the process of cleaning this house from top to bottom. There is 40 plus years of nicotine on the walls (using bleach and water to clean, works great, if you can handle the smell. lol). But my problem is the pet stains on the carpet!

 

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How Do I Remove Dried Toothpaste From Carpet?My granddaughter squirted toothpaste on the carpet. It is dried in and will not come out with regular cleaning (pine cleaner, carpet shampoo, or dish soap). Is there something I can use to get it out without having to snip my carpet?

 

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Removing Acrylic Paint from CarpetHow do I remove acrylic paint from my carpet?

 

A dog being shown a stain on the carpet.

How to Remove Dog Poop Stains from CarpetPoop accidents can happen if you own a dog. There are a few ways to remove the stains and odor from your carpet, including enzyme cleaners, Dawn dish soap, vinegar, and carpet cleaners. Read on the find the solution that best meets your needs.

 

Person spraying a carpet stain.

Using Ammonia for Carpet StainsThis is a page about using ammonia carpet stains. Ammonia can be quite effective on carpet stains, from food stains to pet stains. If you are having trouble with a stubborn stain, give it a try.

 

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Area Rug Anti-slip Backing Stuck to CarpetI have 2 big throw rugs in two areas of the living room. Some time ago those backing strips to hold them in place were added on. Now they are completely glued onto the carpet. What can I do?

 

Vacuuming up water on a carpet.

Removing Musty Odor On Flooded CarpetThis is a page about removing musty odor on flooded carpet. Assuming that there is no black mold growing under the carpet, you can try sprinkling it with borax and allowing to dry; then vacuum. It can also be pulled up and dried in the driveway. Fans will help it dry in place.

 

Paint brush, paint can lid and blobs of pink paint on a light carpet.

How to Remove Paint Stains on Light Colored CarpetPaint is easy to spill and drop clothes can slip or tear, allowing the paint to get on the protected surface underneath. If it is carpet, the paint can be difficult to remove, especially after it dries. This is a page about how to remove paint stains on light colored carpet.

 

An attractive throw rug.

Removing Furniture Polish Stains from Oriental RugSpilled furniture polish on an oriental rug can present a cleaning challenge. This is a page about removing furniture polish stains from oriental rug.

 

Spilled Baby Powder

Uses for Baby PowderOne popular use for baby powder is freshening your carpet. It is less expensive than products made for that purpose. Use according to directions to minimize inhalation. This is a page about uses for baby powder.

 

DIY Carpet Cleaner - spraying on

DIY Carpet Stain RemoverYou don't have to buy expensive carpet cleaning solutions, you can make your own effective carpet stain remover at home. This is a page about DIY carpet cleaner.

 

A carpet cleaner picking up soapy water from the carpet.

Using Shampoo as a Carpet Stain RemoverEven inexpensive shampoo works well to remove carpet stains. This is a page about using shampoo as a carpet stain remover.

 

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Using Baking Soda and Vinegar on CarpetThese inexpensive household items may take care of the problem. This is a page about using baking soda and vinegar on carpet. Old carpet stains can be difficult to remove.

 

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Beet Stains on Wool CarpetAnyone know a solution to beet stains on a cream colored wool carpet?

 

Steam Cleaning Smelly Carpet

Cleaning Smelly CarpetThis is a page about cleaning smelly carpet. From smoke to kids to pets, lots of thing can make your carpet smelly.

 

young boy blowing huge bubble

Removing Gum From CarpetThis is a page about removing gum from carpet. When chewing gum is stuck on the rug, it can be difficult to remove without a trace.

 

A carpetted living room with a fire place.

Removing a Charcoal Stain on CarpetThis is a page about removing charcoal stains on carpet. Charcoal from your fireplace can accidentally get on the carpet while cleaning the fire box.

 

Carpeted stairs damaged by flooding.

Cleaning Carpets Soiled by FloodingThis is a page about cleaning carpets soiled by flooding. Flooding can wreak great amounts of damage to your home. Your dirty, wet carpet will need special attention to minimize the damage and hopefully keep it from needing to be replaced.

 

staining a deck

Removing Deck Stain from CarpetThis is a page about removing deck stain from carpet. Paints and wood stains can accidentally be spilled or tracked onto your carpet.

 

Tree Sap

Cleaning Tree Sap from CarpetThis is a page about cleaning tree sap from carpet. Sticky tree sap is easily tracked into the house and then left on your carpet.

 

Ketchup Spilled on Carpet

Removing Ketchup Stains on CarpetThis is a page about removing ketchup stains on carpet. Ketchup has a reputation for being a tough stain to remove, and removing it from your carpet, even more so.

 

Carmel Popcorn

Cleaning Caramel Popcorn from CarpetThis page is about cleaning caramel popcorn from carpet. A sticky snack that may adhere to a rug or carpet when it spills on the floor.

 

Photo of someone cleaning a paint thinner stain from carpet.

Cleaning Paint Thinner from CarpetUsing drop cloths to protect the carpet is helpful, but if you do get paint thinner on your carpet, you will want to know how to clean it up. This page is about cleaning paint thinner from carpet.

 

Salsa and chips

Removing Salsa Stains From CarpetChips and salsa are commonly served at many gatherings. Salsa falling off your chip and onto the carpet can make for a nasty stain. This is a page about removing salsa stains from carpet.

 

Colorful Chalk

Cleaning Chalk Stains Off CarpetThis is a page about cleaning chalk stains off carpet. Colored chalk can stain carpet.

 

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Cleaning Cat Poop Out of CarpetWhat shampoo solutions are best for removing cat poop from carpet?

 

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Removing a Spray Paint Stain from CarpetHow do I get a carpet stain out from spray paint?

 

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Removing a Musty Smell from a CarpetI have a bedroom in a holiday house which is not used very regularly. The carpet has been damp a couple of times and when the house has been closed for a while it smells very musty. Is there anything I can do?

 

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Removing Urine Smell from Carpet and PaddingHow do I eliminate human urine odor from carpet and pad?

 

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Cleaning a Dog Pee Stain on CarpetI am trying to remove a dog pee stain on a Berber carpet. I tried vinegar/baking soda, carpet cleaner, etc. I cannot get the yellow stain out. Suggestions?

 

Removing Spilled Paint from Car Carpeting - white paint spilled on car floor

Removing Spilled Paint from Car CarpetingI bought a gallon of paint on Thursday at Walmart and I don't live but maybe a block and a half away. My daughter picked me up and I put the paint on her floorboard. Well we got to the house sure enough the paint had tipped over ND it was all over a 2018 vehicle that she just got. I went to the store to let them know ask to speak to manager and a higher manager.

 

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