Each page contains a carpet stain-removal tip

You will sooner or later experience the nightmare scenario of something spilling on your carpet find here. The carpet will be stained, dirty, or spilled on eventually.

General Carpet Cleaner Tips

If you take action as soon after the stain as possible, it will be much easier to remove. The best way to remove stains is to blot them, not rub them. You can soak up spilled liquids if you blot them, but it is better to rub the stain in your carpet. Make sure you blot from the outside edge inwards. Blotting outwards only causes the stain to spread.

Regular deep cleaning is the best way to maintain carpets. Carpet cleaning will be more efficient if the months of dirt have not been removed. It is worth investing in a deep-cleaning or steam vacuum, as they help to remove both dirt and odors.

Find a stain removal tip for any kind of stain

Stain residue can be removed with a steam or deep cleaning vacuum. You must treat any stains before you vacuum your carpet.

Alcohol, Cooldrinks (Urine, Ice cream, Mud, etc. Urine & Mud

Mix 1/4 teaspoons of vinegar and 1 liters water to clean any of the above spillages. Remember to dab the spillage with a rag, and not rub.

Coffee, Tea, Blood, Chocolate, Vomit & Wine:

Start by using a dry cloth to absorb the excess liquid. Ammonia (one table spoon) mixed with one cup of water can remove the stains if your carpet isn’t made from wool or blend. You should use a combination of laundry detergent and water if your carpet is made from wool or a mix. Then, use your deep-cleaning vacuum or steam cleaner.

Candle Wax & Fats & Oil

Most people’s worst nightmare is an accident. This doesn’t have be the case. You can iron a towel with a hot iron by placing a piece of paper over the affected area. The paper towel will make your carpet look just as good before if you have wax, fat or oil stuck to it.

Nail Polish

Use a cotton bud or soft material, dipped in nail varnish remover, to dab the stain gently. You should use the least amount of nail polish remover possible to remove stains. It is possible to use nail polish remover as a bleach on carpets and most fabrics.

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