Carpet Cleaning Tips
There are many spills and stains that occur
at home that you can address by following this quick and easy steps before
having to call a professional cleaner. If you there is any specific that
is not listed, please contact us and can give you direction on how to
handle your stain.
Blot the stain with a towel to remove as much of it as possible then neutralize
with an ammonia solution. Saturate the spot and then blot it with a paper
towel to remove excess moisture.
Freeze the gum using an ice cube or freezer pack. The break the frozen
gum apart with a utensil and handheld vacuum cleaner. Remove the frozen
Blot the stain
with a towel to remove as much of it as possible then neutralize with
an ammonia solution. Saturate the spot and then blot it with a paper towel
to remove excess moisture. Then mix one-third cup of white household vinegar
with two-thirds cup of water and apply to stain. Again, blot with a paper
towel. Note: All solutions applied to a stain for removing blood must
Magic marker stains are typically permanent and you may not be able to
remove them from carpet. Using a product like WD40 or Orange Clean are
often effective at helping to remove these stains..Blot the stain with
these products and allow to soak for at least 30 minutes. Then blot again
and rinse with water.
Allow any mud stains to dry completely. Then break the dry mud apart with
a utensil and handheld vacuum cleaner. If the stain still exists, you
can mix one-third cup of white household vinegar with two-thirds cup of
water to blot the stain with a towel.
Pen Stain/Paint Stains/Grease/Oil/Lipstick
Do not rub the stain. Remove as much as possible with blotting. Then apply
isopropyl rubbing alcohol with a clean cloth. Blot until as much as possible
until stain dissolves. If the stain is small, blot in one direction only
so that the stain does not spread.
Blot the stain as much as possible and then neutralize by spraying the
affected area with the ammonia solution. There are ammonia based pet urine
sprays that can often be found at your local pet shop. Then blot to remove
excess moisture with a towel.
Blot the stain with club soda immediately to remove any carpet damage.
Other Red Dye Stains
You can remove red dye stains with a 70 to 30 mix of water to peroxide.
Note: peroxide is bleach, so test in a spot first to see potential results.
Then apply the mixture and wait thirty minutes. After thiry minutes, remove
as much moisture as possible and rinse with a vinegar/water solution.
Blot the stain with a wet towel. If the
stain persists, mix a solution of 1:1 white vinegar and water. Apply the
mixture to the stain using a spray bottle. Let the stain soak for around
fifteen minutes. Use a sponge to clean in a rubbing motion and then rinse
with warm water.
Spread brown paper or a terry cloth towel over the wax area and iron with
the setting on "warm." The wax should absorb into the paper
or towel. Then remove any traces with dry cleaning product.
Superclean Carpet Service is not responsible
for any damage that may occur in treating spots, always test first in
a small hidden area or in a corner to see results.