Sometimes, chewing gum inevitably gets on the carpet. How do I get it back off?
I've tried using ice to harden the gum, and lifting it off, but it didn't freeze down far enough.
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It depends a bit on the type of carpet you have, but for 'non-fluffy' carpets I can recommend using ice-spray to freeze the gum. It gets porous and you can vacuum it off easily. I have not tested this on long fibre carpets.
You should be able to get the spray at an apothecary or the right convenience store
Use a blow drier to start softening the gum. Use a scoop to scoop up the gum. If the gub is stubborn, keep on heating it. Eventually it will be removed.
You could scrub it hard with a combination of water and soap or bleach with an old toothbrush. Maybe the bleach will affect the colors of the carpet, so this might not work in your case.