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Carpet Stain Tips – Mixed Drinks

Blot with white paper towel to remove as much of the stain as possible then neutralize with an ammonia solution (1 tablespoon of clear household ammonia to 1/2 cup of water). Saturate spot using spray bottle. Do not wet backing. Blot with a white paper towel to

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Carpet Stain Tips – Milk

Remove as much of the milk as possible by blotting with a white paper towel or scraping with a dull knife. Apply isopropyl rubbing alcohol to a clean white cloth, white paper towel or cotton ball. If the spot extends deep into the pile use a blotting

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Carpet Stain Tips – Make-Up

Remove as much of the foreign material as possible by blotting with a white paper towel or scraping with a dull knife. Apply isopropyl rubbing alcohol to a clean white cloth, white paper towel or cotton ball. If the spot extends deep into the pile use a

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Carpet Stain Tips – Iodine

Iodine Stains Cannot Be Removed: Acid toilet bowl cleaners, acne medication, alkaline drain cleaners, chlorinated bleach, hair dyes, iodine, insecticides, mustard with turmeric, plant fertilizers and stains of this nature cannot be removed as they have permanently altered the carpet’s color. Call a professional. Most likely the

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Carpet Stain Tips – Ink (Ballpoint)

Ink (Ballpoint): Remove as much of any foreign material as possible by blotting with a white paper towel or scraping with a dull knife. Apply isopropyl rubbing alcohol to a clean white cloth, white paper towel or cotton ball. If the spot extends deep into the pile

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Carpet Stain Tips – Ice Cream

Remove as much of the ice cream as possible by blotting with a white paper towel or scraping with a dull knife. Apply isopropyl rubbing alcohol to a clean white cloth, white paper towel or cotton ball. If the spot extends deep into the pile use a

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Carpet Stain Tips – Cement

Act Quickly! Delaying may cause the spill to become a permanent stain. Blot liquids with a dry, white absorbent cloth or white paper towels. Gently scrape up semi-solids with a rounded spoon. Break up solids and vacuum. Pretest any spot removal solution (for color transfer to the

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Carpet Stain Tips – Hand Lotion

Remove as much of the lotion as possible by blotting with a white paper towel or scraping with a dull knife. Apply isopropyl rubbing alcohol to a clean white cloth, white paper towel or cotton ball. If the spot extends deep into the pile use a blotting

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Carpet Stain Tips – Hair Dye

Acid toilet bowl cleaners, acne medication, alkaline drain cleaners, chlorinated bleach, hair dyes, iodine, insecticides, mustard with turmeric, plant fertilizers and stains of this nature cannot be removed as they have permanently altered the carpet’s color. Call a professional. Most likely the only solution is to insert

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Carpet Stain Tips – Grease

Remove as much of the grease as possible by blotting with a white paper towel or scraping with a dull knife. � Apply isopropyl rubbing alcohol to a clean white cloth, white paper towel or cotton ball. If the spot extends deep into the pile use a

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