Spot Removal Tips from your Tri Valley Carpet Cleaning specialist Cleaning Solutions
Mix one teaspoon of clear dishwashing liquid (containing no bleaches or strong alkalis) and one teaspoon of white vinegar with 500ml of warm water (not hot). This solution must be rinsed well with clear water.
One teaspoon in 250ml of warm water Ammonia Solution:
Mix one tablespoon of clear household ammonia with 100ml of water. Once stain is removed the carpet must be neutralized with the vinegar solution. Apply, blot and rinse. Wool and treated nylon carpet (ie, Stainmaster,
Scotchgard etc) are adversely affected by ammonia. Substitute with No. 2 on chart.
Vinegar Solution: Mix 100ml of white vinegar with 200ml of water
Solvent: A dry cleaning solvent such as Murlex (available at small grocery or hardware stores) or white spirit. Use on dry carpet only.
1. Cold Water
2. Detergent Solution
3. Laundry Detergent (non Biological, no enzymes)
4. Solvent (only on dry carpet)
5. Chill with aerosol freezing or ice cubes in plastic bag
6. Vinegar Solution
7. Warm Water
8. Clear nail polish remover (no lanolin)
9. Alcohol (eg. Isocol)
10. Rust remover
12. Mineral Turpentine
13. Ammonia Solution
14. Clear household disinfectant
15. Baking Soda, scoop up 7 vacuum
|Spot Removal Chart|
ALL CARPET MANUFACTURERS RECOMMEND STEAM CLEANING #1 BEFORE ANY OTHER METHOD, JUST CHECK THEIR WEBSITES.