How to Remove Every Type of Carpet Stain
Oops! Whether it be grape juice, a little present from Fido, or finger-paint artwork from your three-year-old, it seems whatever is not supposed to get on the carpet always does.
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Here are a few tips from carpet manufacturer Shaw and rug maker and importer Nourison on how to clean your carpets using products you can find around your house.
What You Should Know Before You Start
To remove a stain, simply blot the spot and dry working from the outside in, rinse thoroughly with clean water, then blot again. Never scrub the carpet, or you risk ruining the carpet fibers or letting the spill soak through to the carpet pad.
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For more specific advice, find your type of stain below. In addition to these methods, there are several spot removers on the market; before you try one, test it out in an inconspicuous spot to make sure it doesn't discolor your carpet.