Carpet Stain Removal Guides

beer
blood
butter
cheese
chewing gum
chocolate
cooking oil
crayon
dye
earth (dirt)
egg
excrement
fruit juices
furniture polish
B
B
C
B
H
A
C
C
G
B
B
B
A
C
glue (hobby)
glue (household)
grease (food)
grease (car)
hair oil
hair spray
hand lotion
ice cream
lard
linseed oil
lipstick
lollies
makeup
machine oil
A,K
K
B
C
C
C
C
B
C
C
C
B
C
C
mascara
mayonnaise
milk
mixed drinks, liqueurs
mud
nail polish
paint (latex)
paint (oil base)
pet food
rust
shoe polish (liquid)
shoe polish (paste)
soft drinks
solder (liquid)
C
B
B
A
B
K
C
J
A
D
J
C
A
G
starch
texta markers
tea
tomato sauce
toothpaste
urine (dry or wet)
varnish
vaseline
vomit
wax (candle)
wax (paste)
wine (red or white)
B
C
C
A
A
E
C
C
B
H
C
A&B

Follow the step by step procedures listed in sequence. This will ensure the removal of most carpet stains.

Do not rub carpet areas but apply in a dabbing motion.

Make sure to trial stain removal method in an inconspicuous place on your carpet.

A

Water – blot – detergent – blot detergent – blot – water – blot.

B

Detergent – blot – ammonia . blot – detergent – blot . water . blot. For blood ingredients must be cold.

C

Dry cleaning solvent – detergent – blot – water – blot.

D

Detergent – blot – white vinegar – detergent – blot – water – blot. If any stains remain, follow step K.

E

Detergent – blot – ammonia – blot – white vinegar – blot – detergent – blot – water – blot.

F

Detergent – blot – white vinegar – blot – ammonia – blot – water – blot.

G

Seek help from professional carpet cleaners.

H

Freeze with ice cube – shatter with blunt object – vacuum up chips – apply dry cleaning solvent – wait several minutes – blot – repeat if necessary.

J

Dry cleaning solvent – wait several minutes – blot – detergent – blot – water – blot.

K

Methylated spirits – blot – repeat if necessary. Pre test as you would all solutions.

L

Apply nail polish remover (non oily) with cotton bud and remove using plain paper towel – blot – repeat.

Whilst all care has been taken in the preparation of this information, it is a guide only. Due to variations in local conditions and carpet fibres, no guarantee or liability will be accepted in relation to stain removal information.