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How to Remove Wax From Clothing

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  1. How to Remove Wax From Clothing, Removing Dried Wax: step 1, image 1 of 1
    • Set up the ironing board.

    • Plug in the iron and turn it on.

    • Your iron may need some time to heat up, especially if it is an older model.

  2. How to Remove Wax From Clothing: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Place your piece of clothing onto the ironing board.

  3. How to Remove Wax From Clothing: step 3, image 1 of 2 How to Remove Wax From Clothing: step 3, image 2 of 2
    • Take your brown paper bag and fold it over the affected area, being sure to cover both sides of the waxy clothing.

  4. How to Remove Wax From Clothing: step 4, image 1 of 1
    • Press the iron on top of the brown paper bag.

    • Move the iron around as if you are ironing wrinkles out.

    • Be careful not to burn your fingers.

  5. How to Remove Wax From Clothing: step 5, image 1 of 2 How to Remove Wax From Clothing: step 5, image 2 of 2
    • Lift up the brown paper bag once it looks like the oil has saturated the bag.

    • Repeat steps 3-5 with new bags, until the remainder of the wax is soaked up.

  6. How to Remove Wax From Clothing: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Feel free to wash your item now that the wax is removed, just as you normally would.

Conclusion

To finish getting wax out it is not a bad idea to wash your item, if possible, in a washing machine for a clothing item or use carpet wash for the carpet.

Molly Green

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