You don’t want anything to tarnish the beautiful appearance of your carpets. Unfortunately, accidents occur every now and then and leave unsightly stains on your carpet.

For small stains that are fresh, don’t try to remove them by rubbing the spot with a piece of cloth. This will only spread the stain. There are several ways to remove stains from carpets. Here are some tried and trusted techniques. (However, for larger stains, or stains that difficult to remove, a professional carpet cleaner will do wonders for you)

boy with dogHow to remove pet stains

You adore your pets but when they leave nasty stains on the carpet, it can be quite frustrating. But don’t worry. There are several substances and techniques to remove pet stains and the odor associated with them

Clean up the mess. That is the first thing you should do. If the stain is wet, use the blot method to remove the moisture without rubbing or smearing. Blot several times until the stain is removed and the carpet is dry. The best way to treat dry stains is to moisten them. Then use a carpet cleaning solution formulated for pet stains.

You may have to employ several tactics to remove the odor. White vinegar can perform this action. Spray the vinegar solution on the stain and wait for several minutes. Now use the blot technique until the stain is gone completely. Instead of vinegar, you can also use a laundry detergent with stain fighting capabilities.

How to remove coffee stains

Coffee stains should be removed promptly. Otherwise, they will make your carpet look filthy. Here are some simple tips to remove coffee stains.

Dry the area by blotting it with a towel. Use several towels to blot if there is too much spillage. Use a mixture of water, vinegar and a non-bleach detergent. You can buy specific cleaners for removing coffee stains. But before using these cleaning solutions, you should first do a patch test. Don’t forget to wear gloves while using stain removing products because they may contain chemicals harmful to your skin.

How to remove blood stains

Blood stains should be removed promptly. If you act fast, you are more likely to be successful at removing the stain. Here are some techniques to remove blood stains from the carpet.
When treating blood stains, use cold water instead of hot or warm water. This is very important because blood tends to coagulate with heat. Cold, on the other hand, will prevent blood from making its way into the fibers of the carpet.

Create a solution of grease-fighting, liquid dish detergent and cold water. Spray the solution on the stain. Soak the stain and then use a dry cloth or paper towel to blot the area. Rinse with cold water. Repeat the process until the stain is completely gone.

How to remove ink stains

Ink stains can wreak havoc on your carpets. They can even cause destruction. However, now there are several ways to remove ink stains. If you act promptly, a few household products can remove those nasty stains. Here are some proven ways to get rid of ink stains.

Dampen a piece of cloth with isopropyl alcohol. Then dab the wet cloth on the ink stain. Do not scrub or rub. This will cause the stain to spread. Wait for a few minutes and then use a liquid friendly vacuum cleaner to remove the moisture.

These methods are all for stains that haven’t had time to set. For tougher stains, instead of covering the area up with a coffee table or couch, give Kleen Rite a call. Year after year, we’ve won Burlington’s Reader Choice Awards for our fantastic service and professionalism.

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