How To Spot Clean Carpet & Upholstery.

How To Remove Stains From Carpet & Upholstery

 

Please Note: This is only a temporary removal process until we are able to come out and properly remove the
spot completely.

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)

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

Blood
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.
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

Burns
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

Chocolate
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

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

Fruit – Juice – Jelly – Soda – Artificial Colors
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
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

Grass
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

Gravy – Ketchup – Mustard
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

Grease – Oil – Clear Salad Dressings
Directions:
Apply a dry cleaning solution or carpet shampoo

Gum
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

Ink (Ball Point)
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

Ink (Fountain Pen or Felt Tip)
Directions:
It's best to have fountain pen or felt tip pen stains removed by a professional carpet cleaner

Milk
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

Mud
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

Nail Polish
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 dry cleaning solution. Blot
2. Apply a non-oily nail polish remover
(Note: Nail polish remover may dissolve some fibers, PER-test FIRST!)
3. Rinse with tap water and blot dry

Shoe Polish – Tar
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

Urine – Animal 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. 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

Vomit or Feces
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

Wax – Crayons – Lipstick
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. 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

Wine
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 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