How to Get Rid of Dye Carpet Stains

Having a carpet at your home will face you with the task to remove some nasty stain sooner or later. If you approach to the stain carelessly then most likely you will end up with even a worse problem. When a stain, especially a dye one, appears on your carpet, you should be prepared to deal with it properly in order to preserve your carpet looking sharp. Having the right items on hand, and knowing proper cleaning methods will be of great help when a stain occurs.

  1. Examine the affected area of the carpet before treating the stain. Figuring out what type is the stain will help you a lot with its removal.
  2. To make your own all-purpose stain remover, cleaners Hackbridge suggests mixing 2 cups of warm water with 1 teaspoon of liquid hand soap and 1 teaspoon of white vinegar.
  3. Put on some clean gloves to protect your hands, and dip a sponge into the solution. Blot the stain using the sponge, and leave the area to dry for several hours.
  4. After the carpet has dried, check the stain and if it is still there, treat it with a solution of 1 tablespoon of ammonia and 2 cups of warm water. Use a sponge to apply the cleaning solution to the stained area, and allow it to sit on the carpet for half an hour. Then, blot it up with another clean sponge. If the stains remains, repeat the process several times until the carpet is cleaned. If you afraid that the repeating might damage your carpet, consult cleaners Hackney for another suitable solution.
  5. Press several paper towels on top of the stain to remove the excess moisture. Once the carpet dries, vacuum the area thoroughly.

When dealing with a carpet stain, remember always to blot the stain, not to rub it, as this can only worsen the problem by pushing the stain deeper into the carpet fibers.

January 22, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning


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