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Plant Food Stain Cleaning Tips in Dallas/Fort Worth

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Plant Food Stain Removal

Many plant foods have chemicals that can damage the color of your carpet. Try these recommendations, but you may need to call us for help.

Stain Removal IngredientsPlant on Carpet

  • AMMONIA 1 Tbsp. clear household ammonia in 1/2 cup water. Always pre-test.
  • DETERGENT 1-2 drops colorless, mild detergent or dishwashing liquid in 1 cup lukewarm water.
  • ENZYME DETERGENT Mix enzyme detergent per instructions on package and allow to remain on stain recommended time. Do not over wet. CAUTION: Enzymes can damage natural fibers like wool. Use with care or Call Us.
  • WHITE VINEGAR 1/3 cup white household vinegar in 2/3 cup water.

Directions

  1. Scoop up as much as possible.
  2. Blot up remaining with clean white towels.
  3. Apply detergent solution, blot.
  4. Apply pressure to the spot with a spatula or the back of a tablespoon to work spotting solution deep into spot. DO NOT SCRUB as this may cause nap distortion of the fiber.
  5. Rinse with water, blot dry.
  6. If stain persists, apply dry cleaning solvent, blot.

(Dry cleaning solvent and POG (paint oil grease) remover are available at most hardware stores. Or Call Us. Solvents contain volatile organic compounds and must be used in strict accordance with manufacturers' instructions. Use in well ventilated space and avoid products containing Perchlorethylene -- considered quite hazardous.)


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