Our cleaning experts have put together a simple list of solutions and solvents to help with carpet stain removal. See our other blog posts for directions on removing liquids, household and food stains.
AMMONIA SOLUTION – Mix one tablespoon of clean household ammonia with one-half cup of water.
BLEACH – Use hydrogen peroxide or sodium perborate (present in Snowy or Clorox II). DO NOT use chlorine bleach.
DETERGENT SOLUTION – Mix one teaspoonful of a colorless, mild detergent or dishwashing liquid in a cup of lukewarm water.
DRY-CLEANING SOLVENT – Volatile dry spotter or a commercial spotter such as Thoro, Carbona, Energize, K2R. Use in small amounts…can be harmful in sizing, backings or stuffing material. DO NOT use gasoline, lighter fluid or carbon tetrachloride.
POG – Paint, oil and grease remover; available in hardware stores. Use extremely small amounts with extreme caution!
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