Spot Stain Removal Chart

SPOT STAIN REMOVAL CHART

TYPE OF TREATMENT

  1. General Spotter
  2. Dry Spotter
  3. Absorbent Powder
  4. Apply cold water and blot
  5. Chill with ice cubes in a plastic bag. Pick or scrape off gum
  6. Clean nail polish remover (preferably acetone)
  7. Rust remover
  8. Apply warm water and blot

* Dry vacuum first

** Absorbent powder and hot iron

For best results, call your local rug cleaning professional.

SPOT STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3
Alcoholic Beverage 4 1 3
Bleach 4 1 3
Blood 4 1 3
Butter 2 1 -
Candle Wax ** - -
Chewing Gum 5 - -
Chocolate 4 1 3
Coffee 4 1 3
Cooking Oils 2 1 -
Cream 2 1 -
Egg 1 - -
Floor Wax 2 - -
Foods (misc) 4 1 -
Fruit Juice 4 1 3
Furniture Polish 2 1 -
Gravy & Sauces 8 1 -
Ink (Fountain Pen) 1 3 -
Ink (Ballpoint Pen) 2 1 3
Ink (Felt-tip) 6 2 1-3
Ketchup 8 1 -
Lipstick 2 1 -
Milk 8 1 3
Mustard (Fresh) 8 1 3
Nail Polish 6 - -
Oil & Grease 2 1 -
Paint (Acrylic) 8 1 2
Paint (Oil) 2 1 3
Rust 1 7 -
Salad Dressing 1 2 -
Shoe Polish 2 1 -
Soot * 1 2
Tar 2 - -
Tea 4 1 3
Urine (Fresh) 4 1 3
Urine (Old) 4 1 3
Vomit 4 1 3
Wine 4 1 3
Unknown 2 1 3

                 

Find out what to do if you spill something on your rug - check our guide before it's too late!

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