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Whoops! Mixed Drink Stains

January 15, 2017

 

–  Using white absorbent cloth/paper towels, blot up from outer edge to center (never rub)
Apply dry cleaning solvent (follow instructions/precautions)
Apply clean warm water to stained area and blot up firmly until no further transfer of stain

–  If stain remains:
Apply a solution of warm water and mild non-bleach liquid detergent (1 tsp. : 1 qt. water) OR clear mild dishwashing liquid without additives (hand-softners or scents)
Let stand for 5 minutes

–  Apply solution of white vinegar (2 tbs. : 1 qt. water) and blot
Apply solution of clear, white, nonsuds ammonia (2 tbs. : 1 qt. water) and blot

–  *If stain remains:
Apply a solution of warm water and mild non-bleach liquid detergent (1 tsp. : 1 qt. water) OR clear mild dishwashing liquid without additives (hand-softners or scents)
Let stand for 5 minutes

–  Blot up detergent and apply clear warm water
Blot up water and again apply and blot until stain removed
Absorb remaining moisture with layers of white paper towels weighted down overnight
When completely dry, vacuum or brush pile to restore texture

–  If stain reappears, it may be because some of the stain remained deep within the pile and “wick’d” up to the surface. If so, repeat from the *

–  Give us a call if the stain remains

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