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Help my toddler has just scribbled green dry wipe marker all over my friend's brand new carpet!!!

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peckhammummy Mon 24-Sep-12 12:16:15

Does anyone know how to get green dry wipe marker pen out of a pale beige carpet????

nipersvest Mon 24-Sep-12 12:18:37

try wet wipes. i lifted black printer ink out of my mum's light green carpet with wet wipes, she thought the carpet was ruined till i gave it a try.

RikersBeard Mon 24-Sep-12 12:19:02

I don't know for sure, but the fact it is a dry-wipe one means I would try hoovering it first. My favourite stain remover is the chemdry one, you can get it off amazon

RikersBeard Mon 24-Sep-12 12:19:51

Hoover with hose, don't rub in with a brush

PigletJohn Mon 24-Sep-12 12:20:56

I'd start by contacting the manufacurers of the pen

You can get a spray to clean residue from whiteboards but it might spread the stain on a carpet.

ggirl Mon 24-Sep-12 12:21:34

soda crystals work wonders on stains
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peckhammummy Mon 24-Sep-12 14:14:43

Thank you everyone. I'll suggest these things to my friend. It's so embarrassing.

Babyrabbits Wed 26-Sep-12 17:19:53

Bicarb of soda, rub it in well.

NatashaBee Wed 26-Sep-12 17:24:22

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Startailoforangeandgold Wed 26-Sep-12 17:31:18

Good luck, I hate to be the prophet of doom, but nothing shifts white board pen from cotton school dresses. Sadly including white board cleaner.

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