Spot Check Carpet Care

Find your dilemma on the Stain Index and refer to the instructions given for the corresponding number or numbers.

Stain Index

stain index
1
  • Blot to remove excess liquid.
  • Soak with likewarm water for one minute. Blot with sponge or paper towel. Repeat until no stain is evident on towel or sponge.
  • Spray “N Wash Step: If stains persist, apply this cleaner and press into stained area with fingers. Blot excess. Rinse with lukewarm water to remove traces of detergent. Blot dry.
  • Next Step: If stains persist, add lukewarm water. Fold paper toweling and place over stained area with weight. Check toweling every five minutes. Repeat until blotter is stain-free. (Note: This procedure may need to be repeated as deep stains wick up.)
  • Brush up pile with gentle strokes or vacuum. Allow to dry before walking on carpet.
  • Note: Mustard will fade with exposure to sunlamp or sunlight.
2
  • Blot to remove excess liquid.
  • Soak with lukewarm water for one minute. Blot. Apply hydrogen peroxide to the stained area and immediately follow with household ammonia. Blot. Rinse with lukewarm water. Blot dry.
  • If stains persist, follow the Spray “N Wash Step described in Method 1.
  • If stains still persist, complete the Next Step described in Method 1.
  • Brush up pile with gentle strokes or vacuum. Allow to dry before walking on carpet.
3
  • Blot or scrape off excess liquid or stain..
  • Vacuum particulate. Soften stain with alcohol or dry cleaning solvent. Blot. Brush off particulate. Apply alcohol or dry cleaning solvent. Blot.
  • If stains persist, follow the Spray “N Wash Step described in Method 1.
  • If stains still persist, complete the Next Step described in Method 1.
  • Brush up pile with gentle strokes or vacuum. Allow to dry before walking on carpet.
4
  • Blot to remove excess liquid.
  • Wet stain with alcohol or dry cleaning solvent. Blot dry immediately. Repeat twice.
  • If stains persist, follow the Spray “N Wash Step described in Method 1.
  • If stains still persist, complete the Next Step described in Method 1.
  • Brush up pile with gentle strokes or vacuum.
5
  • Blot to remove excess liquid.
  • Rinse spot with lukewarm water. Blot dry.
  • If cleaning method is not effective, have damaged area replaced (plugged) by professionals.
6
  • Allow to dry.
  • Vacuum excess.
    Soak with lukewarm water for one minute. Blot with sponge or paper towel. Repeat until no stain is evident on towel or sponge.
  • If stains persist, follow the Spray “N Wash Step described in Method 1.
  • If stains still persist, complete the Next Step described in Method 1.
  • Brush up pile with gentle strokes or vacuum. Allow to dry before walking on carpet.
7
  • Blot excess.
  • Apply nail polish remove.
  • Blot immediately.
  • Repeat until no stain is evident on blotter.
  • Brush up pile with gentle strokes or vacuum. Allow to dry completely before walking on carpet.