Spot Check Carpet Care

Find the type of stain in the Stain Index below, then refer to the instructions given for the corresponding number or numbers for that type of stain.

Stain Index

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  • Blot to remove excess liquid.
  • Soak with lukewarm 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Blot excess.
  • Apply nail polish remover.
  • 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.
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