Guides | 03.28.2024

How To Get Resin Out Of Clothes

Tired of dealing with the sticky mess of resin? Here's the ultimate guide to removing it for good.

Resin: the nemesis of cleanliness, right? Not only does it make your equipment dirty, leaving a stench in its wake, but when it gets on your hands, it’s like you’re caught in a sticky battle.

And let’s not talk about the daunting task of removing resin stains from fabrics: quite a challenge! But is there light at the end of this sticky tunnel? Yes, there is. If you no longer want to struggle with resin, read on to find out how to say goodbye to it for good.

Soften With Oil

Have you ever wondered if oil could solve your resin problems? Not only does it absorb this sticky enemy, but it also softens it, making removing it much easier than you might imagine.

Coconut oil is on the podium of champions. Apply a small amount of coconut or olive oil to the stain. Let it sit for a few minutes to soften the resin. Then gently rub the fabric between your fingers to break it up.

If coconut isn’t your thing, you can opt for margarine, olive oil, butter, or even peanut butter. Of course, some of these oils can leave their mark as stains, so make sure to wash with soap and water following the oil.

Solvents: Your Saving Grace

Have you ever considered turning the remnants of your favorite beverage into a powerful resin removal tool? Not only can high-proof alcohol banish residual THC from virtually any surface but it can also be reused! Here’s how to get the most out of it:

Alcohol’s ability to dissolve and remove is impressive. Imagine filling your rig, allowing it to sit for ten minutes, and then giving it a few vigorous shakes. The next step is to pour the contents into a glass dish and cover it. Now all that remains is to wait patiently for the alcohol to evaporate, leaving the goo behind. Once this happens, you can easily scrape it off.

If you prefer not to rescue the resin, you can dip the piece in alcohol or spray it on the surface. Then use a cloth or your hands to wipe it off – a simple and effective solution to your resin problems!

Glue

Another option that deserves mention is glue. Surprising as it sounds, this solvent is just as powerful as alcohol. However, caution should be exercised, as it is not suitable for all surfaces. Due to its acidic nature, glue dissolves accumulated resin, making the task of cleaning your device extremely easy.

The Acetone Solution

Finally, there’s acetone. If you are faced with the challenge of removing resin from fabric, acetone or nail polish remover are your allies. However, it is important to remember to carry out a small test before proceeding thoroughly. This will ensure that it does not aggravate or spread the stain, giving you a reliable and safe solution.

Dish Soap

Rub small amounts of the dishwash liquid in the stained area. Let it soak for around half an hour before rinsing it with cold water.

How To Get Resin Out Of Carpet

When resin falls on your carpet, don’t panic. Here’s how to recover it:

Freeze and chip: Place an ice pack over the resin stain to harden it. Once hardened, gently remove the resin with a plastic knife or credit card.

Alcohol rub: Dampen a cloth with alcohol and gently wipe the stained area. Be sure to test in a hidden spot on the carpet first to make sure it does not cause discoloration.

Vinegar solution: Mix equal parts white vinegar and water. Apply the solution to the stain and blot with a clean cloth.

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