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Subject: Removing chewing gum from carpets

Removing chewing gum from carpets

From: Benjamin Cohen <bcohen<-a>
Date: Monday, January 31, 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. ...

When I was working as a janitor (working my way through school) the
common practice to remove chewing gum was rubbing alcohol rubbed
into the carpet.

Benjamin Cohen
Certified and Registered Sofer StaM/Scribe/Baal Mageah, rabbi,

                  Conservation DistList Instance 18:38
                Distributed: Thursday, February 10, 2005
                       Message Id: cdl-18-38-009
Received on Monday, 31 January, 2005

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