How To Remove 23 Common Stains
Treat a spill or stain immediately.
- Remove excess material by blotting with a clean, white, absorbent material or by scraping with a dull knife or ruler.
- Clean remaining stain as indicated on the chart below. DO NOT OVERWET! Prior to application, test removal agent in an inconspicuous place. If it doesn’t discolor, then proceed with the removal of the spot or stain.
- After carpet dries, then gently brush pile to restore texture. Some stains require professional treatment. If you are not sure of proper treatment, please, give us a call. Use our easy, Four Part, ready-to-use Spot Kit or you can use the following substitute home-made solutions from the “Substitution Chart.”
Use our easy, Four Part, ready-to-use Spot Kit or you can use the following:
BLOOD & PROTEIN SPOTTER: Mix one tablespoon of clear household ammonia with one-half cup of water.
SPOT OUT or GENERAL SPOTTER: Mix one teaspoonful of a colorless, mild detergent or dishwashing liquid in a coup of lukewarm water.
GUM, TAR, & GREASE REMOVER: Volatile dry spotter or a commercial spotter such as Carbona, Energine, K2R. Use in small amounts . . . can be harmful to sizings, backings, or stuffing material. DO NOT use gasoline, lighter fluid, or carbon tetrachloride. (This cannot be made at home, we recommend that you purchase this product from one of our technicians or a local janitorial supply company.)
PET STAIN & ODOR REMOVER: Mix 1/3 cup of white household vinegar with 2/3 cup of water.
To avoid any damage, test all spotters in an inconspicuous area.
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