Stain Removal Chart

Spot Removal. YOU Can Do It!!

Almost every spot can be removed if taken care of immediately. The longer the spill is allowed to dwell on the carpet, the more chance there is for permanent discoloration.

Some spots and spills require the professional equipment, cleaning solutions, and skills of a professional carpet cleaner for proper removal. Repeated attempts to remove the spot may set the stain or cause permanent damage.

The following cleaning solutions and supplies may be useful in spot and stain removal. Use spotting chart below.
  • "Avenge" Specialized Spotting Chemical – We supply Avenge to you free of charge after we clean your carpets.
  • Mild Detergent Solution- 1 teaspoon of Ivory liquid to 1 cup of water
  • Ammonia- 1 tablespoon to 1 cup of water
  • Vinegar- 1 tablespoon to 1 cup of water
  • Heavy Duty Spotter ( you can order it from the Home Pro By Design link below)
Spotting Tools: Absorbent white towels, sponge, agitation tool (such as a nylon brush).

 

Cleancare of Boulder Client Carpet & Upholstery

SPOT AND STAIN REMOVAL CHART

TYPE OF SPILL OR SPOT

TREATMENT  PROCEDURES

Most Common Household Food or Beverage Spills

1) Blot up excess with absorbent towel. 2) Using sponge or towel and warm water, blot area thoroughly. 3) If spot persists, apply “Avenge” thoroughly without over using solution. 4) Agitate area. 5) Blot up with towel or sponge. 6) If spot persists, consult Cleancare Inc.

Heavy Grease and Oil Based Spills

(Gum, Fresh Glue, Tar, Grease, Ink, Oil, Wax, Fresh Paint)

1) Remove or scrape up excess material. 2) Apply Heavy Duty Spotter. 3)Agitate area. 4) Blot up with towel. 5) Repeat Steps. 6) Rinse with fresh water. 7) Blot. 8) Brush pile gently. 9) If spot persists, consult Cleancare Inc.

Protein Based Foodstuffs, Starches and Sugars

(Blood, Milk, Eggs, Ice Cream, Sugar, Salad Dressing, Candy, Chocolate, Most Food, Old Pet Urine Spots, Vomit)

1) Remove excess by blotting with absorbent towel or scraping. 2) Apply “Avenge” or mild detergent. 3) Agitate area. 4) Blot up solution. 5) If spot persists, apply ammonia. 6) Agitate area 7) Blot up solution 8)If spot persists, consult Cleancare Inc. 6) Leave absorbent towel on spot and place heavy phone-books to weight down for two to four hours.

Beverages, Fresh Urine, Fresh Mustard

(Tea, Soft Drinks, Wine, Coffee, Beer, Fresh Pet Urine or Excrement) Kool-Aid®

1) Remove excess by blotting with absorbent towel. 2) Apply “Avenge” 2) Agitate area 3) Blot up solution 3) If spot persists, apply vinegar. 4) Agitate area. 5) Blot up thoroughly with towel. 6) If spot persists, consult your Cleancare Inc. 7) Leave absorbent towel on spot and place heavy phone-books to weight down for two to four hours.

SPECIALIZED SPOTTING PROBLEMS – DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REMOVE:  Acne medications, mustard, rust, nail polish, lipstick, furniture stains, heavy candle wax, cosmetics, dried paint, old Kool-Aid® stains, or burns.

CALL CLEANCARE INC.  at  303-535-0646 TO REMOVE THESE SPOTS AND SPILLS

SPECIAL NOTICE TO WARRANTED STAIN-RESISTANT CARPET OWNERS:

Stain-resistant carpets are made so that common household food and beverage spills can be removed with a mild spotter like Home Pro or with water. Be careful about attempting to remove warranted stains in a manner that is not approved by the warranty holder. For more information, the warranty holder directly.

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