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YP AnswersDepending on the carpet or rug's material and how long it's been there, you may need to use different techniques or cleaning supplies to get rid of it
- Apply a cleaning solvent directly on the stain, if needed, and allow it to soak in for a few seconds.
- Use a damp cloth to blot the spot. Don't scrub or apply too much pressure, as this might only further embed the stain into the carpet or rug.
- Rinse the cloth and continue blotting until the stain is removed. Take these steps to remove a stain as soon as possible to prevent drying.
YP AnswersFor mud stains, mix a solution of 1/4-teaspoon nonbleach detergent (or white vinegar) with 32 ounces of water. This also works for berries, cola, food dye, jelly, washable ink, or wet paint....Read More
YP AnswersUse 1 tablespoon of ammonia mixed in 1 cup of water first. If this doesn't work, try combining one part chlorine bleach with five parts water. These solvents may remove color from certain fabrics like wool....Read More
YP AnswersNail polish may also be dissolved using rubbing alcohol or with nail-polish remover containing acetone. For oils and waxes, including glue, gum, nail polish, and cigarette residue - some may need to be simply scraped off or, if possible, frozen to make it brittle and then chipped away. Most glue can be dissolved and removed using a solvent like rubbing alcohol....Read More
YP AnswersA professional carpet cleaning service should come once every 12 to 18 months....Read More