Does peanut butter clean chewing gum out of carpet?
On One Hand: The oil is usefulPeanut butter can act as a loosening agent. As you rub peanut butter into chewing gum and carpet, the oil in the peanut butter covers the fibers of the carpet and allows the gum to slide off.On the Other: The peanut butter can stainThe peanut butter can create a further mess by leaving oil and residue behind in the fibers of the carpet. The oils that work to release the gum can soak into the carpet. You will then need to clean the peanut butter from the carpet.Bottom LineIf chewing gum has set into your carpet and created a mess, you can use peanut butter to release the stickiness of the gum.