Someone has spilled hot candle wax on the carpet again. How can I remove it?
Vacuuming doesn't seem to work, it breaks up the wax a bit, but not enough to pull it free from the carpet fibers and I would rather not have to rent a steam cleaner.
There are two ways that I've found to remove wax from a carpet.
Before using either method try scrape off and pick up any large clumps of wax from the surface of the carpet.
The iron method:
The coffee maker and shop vac method:
It is probably worth mentioning that these methods also work for removing deodorant and other wax like stuff from carpets.