How to Remove Latex Paint Stains from Carpet or Just About Anything Else! - Latex paint from carpet Like 86.96% | 472 votes Views: 351 227 Download Scrape off as much of the dried. Saturate the dried. Categories: Dick flash Comments: Add Comment Cancel By Mikajind - 22:19 Add 1/4 teaspoon dish-washing detergent or vinegar to 32 ounces water. By Tazragore - 13:16 Spray the detergent solution onto the. By Mautaxe - 22:25 Removing wet paint is much easier, but it is possible to remove dry paint from carpeting. Latex paint is water-soluble, so it is easier to remove than oil-based paint. You can likely remove all or most of the dried paint if it is latex paint, but it is unlikely that you can remove.