How to get paraffin wax out of a sofa cushion?

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got spilled on sofa some time back, been unsuccessful in removing it.

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  • Flipturn Flipturn on Dec 17, 2017
    If frozen, paraffin wax will crack and break off. Is the cushion a throw cushion that is removable? or is it permanently attached to the sofa? Is the fabric removable? If possible, remove it, put it in the freezer or outside (if you live where it is below freezing) until frozen.

  • Rose Broadway Rose Broadway on Dec 17, 2017
    Lay several layers of paper toweling on the wax and go over it with your iron. Keep changing to a clean paper towel until the wax is gone. I've gotten every bit of wax cleaned up that way. Let us know if it works for you.

  • Suzette Suzette on Dec 17, 2017
    Hi Ac-bc, Here's a link that may help: http://homeguides.sfgate.com/wax-off-couch-29992.html

    Good luck!

  • Cindy Hagemann Cindy Hagemann on Dec 17, 2017
    Try a blow dryer or heat gun, heat it up and peel it off.

  • Linda Sikut Linda Sikut on Dec 17, 2017
    Put an ice pack on it until it's frozen or at least VERY cold, then scrape it off with the back of a knife. Repeat if necessary. Once you've gotten off as much as you can, use an iron and a clean cloth to get the rest. Put the cloth over what's left and run an iron over it at med or low heat. Keep moving your cloth to a clean place so that the wax is not put back on the fabric. It may take more than one cloth. Eventually you should be able to get most of it off. You might not be able to get off all of the paraffin, but you should be able to get most of it off. Wishing you the best & Happy Holidays!

  • Barb Barb on Dec 17, 2017
    Try taking the seat cover off and place in a bag and freeze over night and just use your nail to flick it off this will keep it at the surface📌🎄