Playing with slime is an absolute delight! Until it turns sticky and refuses to come off your beloved bedding. Know how to remove slime from blanket with these tricks!
Wondering Why Your Slime is Stuck to the Blanket?
Let us break it up for you before we move on to the recipes that will help to remove it.
Most slime recipes, especially the ones made at home, have glue, borax, and baking soda in them. The glue likes to stick and leave a stain behind, whereas the borax and the baking soda makes traditional cleaning methods ineffective for slime. The oil content in slime is also high, which means regular soap and water do not help in removing slime from a textile base.
How to Remove Slime From Blanket?
#1 Vinegar Slime Removal Method
- White vinegar
- Dishwashing liquid soap
- Warm water
- The most important step to clean the slime and its stain from a blanket is to scrape away as much slime as possible. After this, throw away the scraped off slime, so it doesn’t stain any other surface.
- Now, use some ice cubes to rub directly on the slime. The step helps freeze and dry the slime in its place so you can scrape more slime away.
- After reducing the damage on the blanket, soak the affected area in white vinegar for five to ten minutes. The vinegar dissolves the slime.
- Then clean with a towel soaked in warm water to clean the residue. If there is still some left, wash it with liquid dishwashing soap and warm water.
- Dry the area with the air-drying method or a blow dryer in a normal setting.
#2 Rubbing Alcohol Removal Method
- Rubbing alcohol
- A spoon
- Scrap off as much slime as possible from the blanket.
- Now, use some ice cubes to rub directly on the slime.
- After these steps, apply rubbing alcohol on the stain with the help of a spoon.
- The rubbing alcohol breaks down the tough stains from slime.
- Dab a damp towel on the spot to remove any slime and residue from the blanket.
A few things to keep in mind when cleaning slime from a blanket or any other surface.
- You might have to repeat the removal steps a few times, depending on the level of the damage. So, don’t get disappointed if the entire stain and residue doesn’t come off in the first attempt.
- It is better to give the affected area a good rinse in warm water after the cleaning process to get rid of any residue left.
Do you have any tips to take slime off your beloved bedding? Let us know what helped you get out of the sticky situation!