While generously repainting our bedroom one day, my husband got a little over zealous with the roller near our outlets. Being that these are standard plastic outlets, I could have simply scratched off the paint.
However, I had just painted my nails...sooo...
Here's a manicure saving solution to removing paint from outlets.
Here's What You Do:
1. Gather your tools. Rubbing Alcohol, Cotton Ball and Cotton Swab.
If this is an outlet to a switch, ensure that it is off.
ALWAYS use care when dealing with outlets.
2. Lightly wet the cotton ball with rubbing alcohol.
CAUTION: Do not over-moisten the cotton ball.
You should not be squeezing rubbing alcohol out of the ball.
Just enough to give traction to the cotton ball and eat through the paint.
3. Keep rubbing away. Completely clean the surface.
4. Use cotton swab to clean the hard to reach places.
NEVER stick the swab INTO the outlet.
Simply rub along the outside edge.
The paint is all gone...
Without ruining the paint on my fingernails!