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Subject: Removing chewing gum from carpets

Removing chewing gum from carpets

From: Ben Hodgetts <antiquesman<-a>
Date: Thursday, January 27, 2005
Flavia Perugini <fperugini [at] mountvernon__org> writes

>We have a serious problem with chewing gum being dropped by visitors
>onto the modern carpets in our buildings.  Several attempts to
>remove the gum have been made but we are still looking for the best
>method and material. ...

If gum has gone hard, place ice cubes on gum till it becomes
brittle, then break off.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:36
                 Distributed: Sunday, January 30, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-18-36-013
Received on Thursday, 27 January, 2005

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