Thursday, February 17, 2011

Carpet Cleaning Tips

Do-it-Yourself Tips :
First, blot or scrape up the excess of any spill. Be sure to preset the removal method on an area of fabric or carpet that cannot be seen. Then proceed with the spot cleaning outline below for individual stains.

Butter, Cooking Oil, Crayon, Hand Lotion, Mascara, Shoe Polish :
Gently apply a commercial solvent and blot carefully to absorb all the spill. Then apply a mild detergent solution. Blot up excess again. Then wipe gently with a cloth soaked with water and blot dry.

Blood, Catsup, Chocolate, Mud, Egg, Ice Cream, Mayonnaise, Milk, Soy Sauce :
Apply a mild detergent solution. Blot to absorb the excess. Apply a small amount of ammonia and blot again. Then repeat this time with a mild detergent and blot again. Wipe gently with cloth soaked with water and blot dry.

Beer, Berries, Candy, Coffee, Fruit Juices, Mixed Drinks, Soft Drinks, Wine :
Apply a mild detergent solution. Blot to absorb the excess. Apply a small amount of vinegar and the detergent once again. Blot. Then wipe gently with a cloth soaked with water and blot dry. If none of the recommended steps work, you might wish to enlist the services of an expert. Be aware that do-it-yourself cleaning efforts might render the stain difficult for even an expert to remove.


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  6. You got useful tips here, I have question, how about chewing gums? other sources says a cube can loosen its cling from the carpet.

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  8. The power of detergent and vinegar!
    These kind of stains have a way of showing up despite our best efforts to prevent them.
    Thanks for the do-it-yourself tips! (We see stains all the time in our business, but we're always working to get rid of those nasty buggers!)

  9. Very useful info for carpet care and many takes for posting in this blog. Likewise, it has been told that an ice cube can be used to loosen bubble gum placed in carpet and after thawing it can be removed easily.

  10. Ammonia works every time! Give it a try!

  11. I have found hair spray can remove tough stains in carpet. Everyone should give this a try!