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INTERMEDIATE CARPET SPOT CLEANING TIPS

FOOD PRODUCTS:
Chocolate
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply cool Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Apply Enzyme Detergent. Rinse and blot dry.
Chewing Gum
Remove excess with blunt knife. Apply Dry Cleaning Solvent and blot, followed by Detergent solution. Rinse and blot dry.
Ketchup / Tomato Sauce
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply cool Detergent solution and blot. Apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. If stain remains, apply Enzyme Detergent. Rinse and blot dry.
Fats
Remove with a blunt knife. Apply Dry Cleaning Solvent and blot. If stain remains, apply Detergent solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry
Gravy
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. If stain remains, apply Enzyme Detergent. Rinse and blot dry
Ice Cream
Remove excess with a spoon. Apply Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry.
DRINKS
Coffee / Tea
Blot up the surplus spillage. Apply Detergent solution and blot, and follow with Vinegar solution. If stain remains, apply Enzyme Detergent, if necessary. Rinse and blot dry
Fruit Juice
Blot up the surplus spillage. Apply Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry. If stain remains, apply Enzyme Detergent. Rinse and blot dry.
Milk
Blot up the surplus spillage. Apply cool Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Apply Enzyme Detergent, if necessary. Rinse and blot dry.
Soft Drinks
Blot up the surplus spillage. Apply cool Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry
Wine
Blot up the surplus spillage. Apply cool Detergent solution. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry.
BODY FLUIDS
Blood
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply cool Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply cool Ammonia solution and blot. Apply Enzyme Detergent, if necessary, and blot. Rinse and blot dry.
Urine
Blot up as much as possible, if still wet. Apply Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry.
Vomit
Remove excess with a spoon. Apply Enzyme Detergent and blot. Apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry
MISC....
Glue
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Use Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry.
Gravy
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply Detergent solution and blot. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. If stain remains, apply Enzyme Detergent. Rinse and blot dry.
Grease
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply Dry Cleaning Solvent and blot. If stain remains, apply Detergent solution and blot. Apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry
Lipstick
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply Dry Cleaning Solvent and blot. If stain remains, apply Detergent solution and blot. Apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry.
Nail Polish
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Cautiously blot repeatedly with nail polish remover. If stain remains, apply Dry Cleaning Solvent and blot. Apply Detergent solution. Apply Ammonia solution followed by Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry.
Oil
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply Dry Cleaning Solvent and blot. Apply Detergent solution. Rinse and blot dry.
Paint
Oil-base
Remove excess with a spoon. Apply Dry Cleaning Solvent and blot. If stain remains, apply Detergent solution. Apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry.
Paint
Water-base
Remove excess with a spoon. Apply Detergent solution and blot. Apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. If stain remains, apply Dry Cleaning Solvent. Rinse and blot dry.
Shoe Polish
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply Dry Cleaning Solvent and blot. Apply Detergent solution. If stain remains, apply Ammonia solution and follow with Vinegar solution. Rinse and blot dry.
Wax
Remove excess with a blunt knife. Apply Dry Cleaning Solvent followed by Detergent solution. Rinse and blot dry. For persistent wax residue, and on nylon carpet only, place a white absorbent towel on the wax area. Heat an iron to "low heat" and place on the towel for 30-seconds to melt and absorb the wax. Move the towel as needed.
Caution: This procedure can damage the carpet if not done very cautiously
Algonquin IL 847-844-3434 * Crystal Lake IL 815-788-0200 * Palatine, IL 847-991-4900