How To Spot Clean Carpet & Upholstery.

How To Remove Stains From Carpet & Upholstery

 Spotting Carpet or Upholstery

Carpet Spotting Tips & Furniture spotting tips, are only a temporary solution.  Contact a Professional Carpet or Upholstery Cleaning for assistance.

Removing Pet Stains

Always use the opposite of water ever the stain is.  If the dog urinates on carpet its Acid stain use a spotter containing Ammonia.  If you do not notice the
stain until  after 4 days now the stain is ammonia based use white vinegar and water ( 1 part vinegar 10 parts water)

Furniture spotting

Removing Alcohol


Directions:
1. Squirt full strength (70%) For furniture pretest in back of furniture.
2. Blot dry (Carpet shampoo may also be effective)

Carpet Spotting Tips

Removing Blood Stain 

Directions:

Furniture spotting

To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Ammonia Solution: One tablespoon clear ammonia to one-half cup water. Dish Detergent Solution: One teaspoon mild dish detergent to one cup water.

Laundry Solution: One teaspoon laundry detergent to one cup water.
1. Apply cool dish detergent solution and blot
2. Apply cool ammonia solution and blot
3. Apply laundry detergent solution
4. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Burn Stains


Directions:
1. Add one teaspoon of white distilled vinegar to carpet shampoo
2. Rinse with tap water and blot dry
3. Trim burned fibers with scissors. If damage is extensive, call us for help

Carpet Spotting Tips

Removing Chocolate Stains


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Ammonia Solution: One tablespoon clear ammonia to one-half cup water. Dish Detergent Solution: One teaspoon mild dish detergent to one cup water.
White Vinegar Solution: One-third cup white distilled vinegar to two-thirds cup water.

1. Apply cool dish detergent solution and blot
2. Apply ammonia solution and blot
3. Rinse with tap water. Blot again
4. Apply white vinegar solution
5. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Carpet Spotting Tips

Removing Cola – Coffee – Tea


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
White Vinegar Solution: One-third cup white distilled vinegar to two-thirds cup water.

1. Flush with cold tap water or soda water
2. Apply white vinegar solution and blot
3. Rinse with water and blot dry

Removing Fruit – Juice – Jelly – Soda – Artificial Colors Stains


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Dish Detergent Solution: One teaspoon mild dish detergent to one cup water. Laundry Solution: One teaspoon laundry detergent to one cup water. White

Furniture spotting

Vinegar Solution: One-third cup white distilled vinegar to two-thirds cup water.

1. Apply dish detergent solution and blot
2. Apply white vinegar solution and blot
3. Rinse with tap water and blot
4. Apply laundry detergent solution and blot
5. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Carpet Spotting Tips Removing Grass Stains


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Ammonia Solution: One tablespoon clear ammonia to one-half cup water. Laundry Solution: One teaspoon laundry detergent to one cup water. White
Vinegar Solution: One-third cup white distilled vinegar to two-thirds cup water.

1. Apply laundry detergent solution and blot
2. Rinse with tap water. Blot again
3. Apply ammonia solution and blot
4. Apply white vinegar solution and blot
5. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Gravy Carpet Spotting Tips  – Ketchup – Mustard Stains


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Dry Cleaning Solution: Use a commercial product available at most hardware stores and supermarkets.

1. Apply dish detergent solution and blot
2. Apply white vinegar solution and blot
3. Apply laundry detergent solution and blot
4. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Grease – Oil – Clear Salad Dressings Stains


Directions:
Apply a dry cleaning solution or carpet shampoo

Removing Gum Stains


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Dry Cleaning Solution: Use a commercial product available at most hardware stores and supermarkets.

1. Chill with ice cubes
2. Scrape off as much of the gum as possible
3. Apply dry cleaning solution and blot

Removing Ink (Ball Point) Stains


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below. Dry Cleaning Solution: Use a commercial product available at
most hardware stores and supermarkets.
Apply dry cleaning solution

Removing Ink (Fountain Pen or Felt Tip) Stains


Directions:
It’s best to have fountain pen or felt tip pen stains removed by a professional carpet cleaner

Removing Milk Stains


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Ammonia Solution: One tablespoon clear ammonia to one-half cup water. Dish Detergent Solution: One teaspoon mild dish detergent to one cup water.

1. Apply warm water or soda water and blot
2. Apply dish detergent solution and blot
3. Apply ammonia solution and blot again
4. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Mud Stains


Directions:
1. Let dry
2. Brush, scrape or vacuum off as much possible
3. Apply dish detergent solution
4. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Nail Polish Stains


Directions:

carpet spotting tip
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Dry Cleaning Solution: Use a commercial product available at most hardware stores and supermarkets.
1. Apply dry cleaning solution. Blot
2. Apply a non-oily nail polish remover, with Acetone
(Note: Nail polish remover may dissolve some fibers, PER-test FIRST!)

3. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Shoe Polish – Tar Stains


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Ammonia Solution: One tablespoon clear ammonia to one-half cup water. Dish Detergent Solution: One teaspoon mild dish detergent to one cup water. Dry
Cleaning Solution: Use a commercial product available at most hardware stores and supermarkets.

1. Apply a dry cleaning solution. Blot
2. Repeat until stain fades
3. Apply dish detergent solution
4. Rinse with tap water and blot
5. Apply ammonia solution
6. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Urine – Animal Stains 


Directions:

carpet spotting tip
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Ammonia Solution: One tablespoon clear ammonia to one-half cup water. White Vinegar Solution: One-third cup white distilled vinegar to two-thirds cup
water.

1. Apply dish detergent solution and blot
2. Apply ammonia solution. Blot again
3. Rinse with tap water and blot.
4. Apply white vinegar solution. Blot again
5. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Vomit or Feces Stains


Directions:
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Ammonia Solution: One tablespoon clear ammonia to one-half cup water. Laundry Solution: One teaspoon laundry detergent to one cup water. White
Vinegar Solution: One-third cup white distilled vinegar to two-thirds cup water.

1. Apply laundry detergent solution. Blot
2. Apply ammonia solution and blot
3. Rinse with tap water. Blot again
4. Apply white vinegar solution and blot
5. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Wax – Crayons – Lipstick Stains


Directions:

carpet spotting tip
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Dish Detergent Solution: One teaspoon mild dish detergent to one cup water. Dry Cleaning Solution: Use a commercial product available at most hardware

stores and supermarkets.
1. Apply dry cleaning solution and blot
2. Repeat until stain fades
3. Apply dish detergent solution. Blot again
4. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Removing Wine Stains

Directions:

Carpet spotting tip
To remove this stain, mix the following spot remover(s) and then follow the process below
Ammonia Solution: One tablespoon clear ammonia to one-half cup water. Dish Detergent Solution: One teaspoon mild dish detergent to one cup water.

White Vinegar Solution: One-third cup white distilled vinegar to two-thirds cup water.
1. Apply dish detergent solution. Blot
2. Apply white vinegar solution and blot
3. Rinse with tap water. Blot again
4. Apply ammonia solution
5. Rinse with tap water and blot dry