Your Weapons. Baking Soda. Vinegar-Water 50/50 Mix.
To remove carpet stains, simply blot the spot and dry working from the outside in, rinse thoroughly with clean water, then blot again. Never scrub the carpet, or you risk ruining the carpet fibers or letting the spill soak through to the carpet pad. For more specific advice, find your type of stain below.
Spray it on the old stain. Saturate the stain if you must to loosen up the stain’s particles. Let it sit for about 10-15 minutes. You will need a little bit of elbow grease now. Use a stiff brush to work on the stain to help it loosen up some more. Then use a steam vac to suck up the peroxide mixture from the carpet.
Using a new cloth, dab this cleaning solution onto the old coffee stain to help break down the stickiness of the cream and sugar. Rinse the carpet with cool water. Blot up as much liquid as possible with a towel, and allow the carpet to air dry the rest of the way.
Step 6. Mix ½ cup hydrogen peroxide and 1 tsp. dish soap into a bowl (see warning, below). Pour the mixture on top of the baking soda and work it into the carpet using your fingers. Follow up by scrubbing the area with a scrub brush.
My carpet has a few old stains on it and so I really appreciate your advice about using liquid dish detergent, vinegar and water to get the stain out. However, I am a little nervous about what might happen if I need to use ammonia.
Get Mystery Stains Out Of Carpet. Make sure your iron is filled with water and set it to steam. (I have wool carpets, so I used the highest setting. If yours are nylon or a synthetic blend, use the LOW setting.) Place a clean white cloth over the stain and iron it, keeping the iron in constant motion, for 20 seconds or so. Lift, rotate the fabric to a clean spot and repeat.
Nov 30, 2012 · Squeal! I found a techniques that is actually helping the set in permanent stain on my carpet. I don’t think I’ll have to replace it after all. The stain was red and blue.
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The post says to sprinkle baking soda on the stain and let it absorb, then vacuum it up, but since my stains were so old I kept the baking soda on the spot to add to the power of the mixture. Then combine a tablespoon of clear dish washing liquid, a tablespoon of white vinegar and two cups of warm water.