Removing Stains From Carpet
Rugs and carpets are some exquisite and expensive home décor elements that we want to keep it spot and stain free. But accidents happen. Your coffee spilled when your beloved furry friend rolls over coffee table or your pet surprises you with early morning wish. There are different stains happening due to accidents or slip of hands.
This noticeable yellowish brown tone can make your carpet look filthy if not treated properly. You have homemade solution to remove coffee stains. You can use club soda, white vinegar or hydrogen peroxide.
Dry the spot by blotting with dry towel. Mix vinegar, two cups of warm water, and a tablespoon of liquid dish soap. Spritz the mixture, blotting frequently with a dry cloth until stain disappears. Finally, sponge with cold water and blot dry. Cover the cleaned area overnight with layers of paper towels weighed down with a heavy object. This will wick out residual liquid.
Holiday spirits or just relaxed evening, wine is such a luxury. A little bit of wine makes you shine, but it can also make you whine if you spill it on something. The key to removing stains from upholstery and carpets is to take action immediately.
Using paper towel or clean dry cloth, blot or soak as much liquid as possible. Dab stains lightly, don’t rub or you’ll spread them. Rinse the stain with club soda and blot to remove as much liquid as possible. After blotting up as much wine as possible, make a paste of 2 tablespoons white distilled vinegar and 1/4 cup salt or baking soda. Rub mixture into the carpet stain and let it dry. Vacuum up the soda/salt. Always test on an inconspicuous part of the carpet first.
Blood stains may look right at home on Halloween costumes but on carpet it can be a messy situation. As with all stains, the faster you act, the more effective the carpet stain removal method will be.
You can simply spray hydrogen peroxide to the stain until the stain disappears if stain remains. But first test hydrogen peroxide at hidden spot for color-safety. If carpets do not prove color safe with hydrogen peroxide, you can use liquid dishwashing detergent.
Mix one tablespoon of liquid dishwashing detergent with two cups of cold water. Blot the stain with the detergent solution using clean white cloth. Blot until the liquid is absorbed. Repeat until the stain disappears, then sponge the spot with cold water and blot dry. When treating blood spots on carpets, always use cold water instead of warm or hot water. This is important because blood coagulates with heat, and cold will prevent the blood from permeating into the carpet fibers.
It is a known that ink stains can wreak havoc on fabrics and carpets, and even result in destruction without recourse. With quick reflexes and a few handy household products that nasty ink stain will be removed from your carpet.
Dampen a clean white cloth with isopropyl alcohol (the higher the percentage of the active ingredient, the better it will work), and then dab the wet cloth on the ink stained carpet. Be careful not to rub or scrub. Let it sit for a few minutes and rinse with water and then blot and use a liquid friendly vacuum to remove the excess moisture. Be sure to always perform a test on an inconspicuous area of the carpet to make sure these cleaning solutions will not lead to further damage on certain types of carpeting.
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