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Clever Ways to Remove Carpet Stains

Clever Ways to Remove Carpet Stains

Posted by on June 8, 2018

Dealing with carpet stains is no fun. Here are some clever tricks you can employ the next time you are in a bind after an accidental stain or spill on your floor. These unconventional yet clever approaches will help you keep your carpets looking their best.Clever Ways to Remove Carpet Stains

Set in Stains

Get stains out that have been hanging around for who knows how long with the use of your household iron and some white vinegar and water. Mix up a solution of one-quarter part white vinegar to three quarters part water. Apply the vinegar solution directly to the stain, lay a clean white cloth over the top, and set your iron to the highest steam setting and gently place it on the cloth over the stain to steam the stain away.

Spit on Blood

Get a cut and a bit of the blood fell to the carpet? Take a bit of your own saliva while the blood is fresh and apply it to the stain. Dab it with a white cloth and watch the blood disappear. Just make sure you rinse out the saliva with some fresh water afterword.

Home Remedy of Volcanic Proportions

Baking soda and vinegar are not just for a middle school science fair projects. There are many great cleaning uses or these two home remedy powerhouses. Baking soda is a great deodorizer and a mild gentle scrub when mixed with water. Vinegar is used many times as an all-purpose stain remover for carpet, but when you need to give it a little oomph sprinkle just a bit of baking soda over the top and watch the cleaning power explode to the next level.

My Big Fat All-Purpose Stain Remover

Remember the movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding? In the movie, the Greek family applied Windex to nearly everything as a miracle cure. Turns out it makes a decent carpet spot treatment. Just spray some directly on the stain, blot, and rinse when the stain is lifted.

Don’t Let Hair Dye Mishaps Leave You in a Sticky Situation

In the middle of dying your hair and drip some on the carpet? Don’t panic! Act fast. Grab a can of hairspray and spray a generous amount over the dye then follow with a good wash using a mixture of water with a small amount of dish soap. Make sure to blot and never rub to avoid spreading the stain. When the dye is removed rinse all soap with clean water.

Have a tough stain that no clever cleaning hack will remove? Give the carpet care experts at All Kleen Carpet Cleaning a call. We are a Snohomish County carpet cleaning company with highly trained technicians and over 30 years of experience.

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