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Carpet First Aid


Carpets in everyday use may become marked or stained as a result of a mishap. Prompt action could limit or reduce any damage, but wrong treatment may only make the problem worse. The list below provides some general information on methods of stain removal for common household emergencies. If you have any doubts, or where damage is severe, it is best to seek professional advice from a reputable carpet cleaning company.
For most spills, use a clean absorbent cloth or kitchen towel to soak up as much of the liquid as possible. Prompt action may prevent the spilled substance from penetrating the pile of the carpet. If this is the case, then a final wiping with a damp cloth, leaving the pile sloping correctly, may be sufficient. Never rub too vigorously, or you could damage the texture of the yarn. Always work from the outside of the stain towards the centre, this will help to limit the affected area.

The following three methods are recommended for dealing with stains. A chart is also supplied below to show you which method is best for a particular type of stain. If your first attempt is not a complete success, we have suggested a follow up method. You should always blot excess liquid and allow to dry between steps.

Method A

Blot with clean, white absorbent material. When the excess liquid is removed, use a solution made from one teaspoon of detergent for washing woollens to half a pint of warm water. Sponge gently and then rinse in clean, warm water. Blot thoroughly and gently brush the pile to its natural direction.


Method B
Sponge the stain with a household dry-cleaning fluid following the maker's instructions. Do NOT soak. Open windows and air the room thoroughly.


Method C
Sponge gently with a solution of one part white vinegar to three parts of clean warm water. Leave for 15 minutes, then sponge with clean warm water. Blot thoroughly and gently brush the pile to its natural direction.

 

Animal and Baby Accidents - Method A
Ball Point Pen - Sponge with methylated Spirits, followed by Method A
Beers, Wines and Spirits - Method A
Bleach - Method A
Blood - Method B, followed by Method A
Butter - Method B, followed by Method A
Chewing Gum - Apply a freezing agent and break away gum when hard, followed by Method B
Chocolate - Scrape off excess, followed by Method A
Cola (Soft drinks) - Method C, followed by Method A
Cooking Oil - Method B
Cosmetics and Lipstick - Method B, if unsuccessful try Method A
Cream - Method B, followed by Method A
Egg - Method A
Floor Wax - Method B
Fruit Juice - Method C, followed by Method A
Furniture and Shoe Polish - Method B, followed by Method A
Gravy and Sauces - Method C, followed by Method A
Grease and Oil - Method B, followed by Method A
Ink (fountain pen) - Method C, followed by method A
Mineral & Tonic Water - Method A
Milk - Method C, followed by Method A
Mustard - Method A
Metal Polish - Method B, followed by Method A
Nail Polish - Dab with nail polish remover, followed by Method B
Paint (Emulsion) - Blot excess, apply Method C, followed by Method A
Paint (Oil Based) - Dab with white spirit or turpentine, followed by
Method B
Rust - Method B, followed by Method A
Salad Dressing - Method A, followed by Method B
Soot - Vacuum thoroughly, followed by method A
Tar - Method B. If necessary follow by dabbing with eucalyptus oil
Tea and Coffee - Method C, followed by Method A
Tomato Juice - Method A
Urine - Method A
Vomit - Method A
Wax - Scrape off excess, iron at a low temperature over brown paper, finally apply Method B



 
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