We just want to start by saying that these tricks and tips will work outside of the Reno, NV area. Tough stains are the great equalizer--they affect us all!
We'll review some of the spots and stains we encounter most on carpet:
Note--please check with the manufacturer before trying any of these solutions. Also test a small area before using the solutions. These tips are intended to help! We are not responsible for misuse of these solutions!
Fat, Oil, and Wax
Paper towel + Iron on warm setting
The stain should come up, sticking to the towel
Rub the pile with the edge of a knife or hard, flat surface.
Cotton ball + rubbing alcohol pressed on the stain. Repeat until carpet is clean.
Wax and Gum
Freeze the wax or gum with ice. Shatter with a spoon. Vacuum before pieces soften. Blot with a towel.
Blot the area with a rag dipped in nail polish remover.
Use one part vinegar + One part water.
Apply solution of 1/2 teaspoon of mild non-bleach detergent + 32 ounces water.
No luck? We are happy to help!
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