How to Remove Carpet Stains

How to Remove Carpet Stains - Introduction

Carpet stains caused by spills and spots from various liquids such as oil, red wine and urine. Stains of this type can be upsetting and disturbing to the person it may concern. However. Worry not. With a few simple procedures you can make these problems disappear/

Oil Based Paint - Most paints will specify which thinner to use on stains. If it doesn't then you can treat the stain with dry cleaning fluid. If you find that the stain persists treat place towels absorbed in paint thinner and dry cleaning fluid overnight. Follow this by dabbing with ammonia, before rinsing with cold water.

Water Based Paint -.For water based paint stains treat with detergent, before blotting with ammonia. If the paint is dried in then adding paint thinner to it will soften the paint enough to remove.

Rust - Rust stains are pretty simple to treat. Rub with steel wool before treating with rust remover.

Shoe Polish - To remove shoe polish stains dab the affected area with dry cleaning fluid, followed by detergent and ammonia. If the stain remains then treat it with 5% hydrogen peroxide.

Urine - For these types of spills try to blot up as much of the urine as possible, to limit the odours. Follow up by applying detergent and ammonia. If the stain remains then treat with rust remover, followed by 5% hydrogen peroxide.

Vomit - As with urine stains try to remove as much of the vomit as possible. Next, apply detergent and blot, followed by dabbing with ammonia and then white vinegar, before rinsing with cold water.

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