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Stain Removal Solutions for Carpet and Fabric

Published On: February 19, 2014Categories: Building Maintenance, Carpet Cleaning, General Cleaning, Janitorial Services

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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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