Removing Common Stains from Carpet

Red WineRemoving Wine from Carpet

  • Use a mix of 1/4 teaspoon clear(non bleach, non lanolin) dishwashing liquid with one cup cool water. Blot and repeat.
  • Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.

Removing Blood from Carpet

  • Rinse quickly with cool water.
  • Use a mix of 1/4 teaspoon clear (non bleach, non lanolin) dishwashing liquid with one cup cool water. Blot and repeat.
  • Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.

Removing Fingernail Polish from Carpet

  • Use a non-acetone fingernail polish remover.
  • Apply a small amount of remover on a white cloth and work on it from the edges of the spill to the center.
  • Blot the area using luke warm water.
  • Blot dry with a clean cloth.

Removing Ink (ballpoint) from Carpet

  • Use 70% isopropyl rubbing alcohol.
  • Apply alcohol to a clean white cloth and blot at stain (do not pour alcohol directly on the spot).
  • Blot the area with water.
  • Blot dry with a clean cloth.

Removing Urine from Carpet

  • Blot up as much as possible if still wet.
  • Use a mix of 1/3 cup of white household vinegar with 1/3 cup of water.
  • Apply and blot up with a clean white cloth.
  • Rinse thoroughly with water, blot until dry.