How to Remove Carpet Stains

The most secure way to ensure that the stain won’t become a permanent part of your carpet’s appearance is to act fast. Make sure to blot or scoop up excess staining material before trying remedies below. Do not soak the stain as you may stuck with it for life. You can use an old plastic container or bucket to make the solutions described in the article.

  1. Knowing the type of stain your are dealing with can be vital to its removal. Before doing anything else, try to figure out what kind of stain you have to remove, even this mean to smell it. However do not stick your nose into the stain, but just slightly wave your hand over the stain in the direction toward your nose.
  2. For grease stains, dab at the affected area using a cotton rag moistened wit a small amount of dry-cleaning liquid. Then, dab again but this time with dish-washing liquid and warm water. Leave the solution sit on the carpet for 10 minutes and rinse it out with a wet cloth.
  3. For wines and juices, make a solution by mixing a small amount of laundry detergent and lukewarm water. Blot the stain with the solution then sponge it with club soda. Repeat the process until the stain is gone. If the stain remains, consider using carpet cleaning Clapham services or any other cleaning company that suits your budget and location.
  4. For eggs and dairy products, apply a solution of ammonia and warm water to the stain. Sponge the stain, then blot with a new solution made of white vinegar and warm water.
  5. Dry the treated area by placing paper towels over the stain. This step should be applied after steps 2-4 depending on stain type.
  6. Once the carpet is dry, vacuum it to pick up any dried particles that are lingered.

If you are going to deep clean the whole carpet, consider consulting professional cleaning company, such as carpet cleaning Clapham, to avoid damaging your carpet.


August 29, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning

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