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TIPS FOR REMOVING NON-GREASY TYPE STAINS:
Always sponge such stains promptly with cool water. This simple
treatment will remove many of them. Or soak them with cool water
for 30 minutes or more. Some may need to be soaked overnight.
After sponging or soaking, work undiluted liquid detergent into
the stain and rinse. If the stain remains, you will have to use
a bleach*. Old stains and stains that have been set by heat are
in the "difficult-if-not-impossible" category.
On nonwashable materials, sponge the stain with cool water
or put a sponge over it and squirt cool water through the cloth
with a small syringe or medicine dropper. If this does not remove
the stain, work liquid detergent into it and rinse. A final sponging
with alcohol helps to remove the detergent, and the fabric dries
faster. Dilute the alcohol* with two parts of water; test colors
to see if it is safe for dyes. If the detergent treatment does
not remove the stain, you will have to try bleach*.
For fresher stains, a long soak with detergent suds
often does the trick. If a bleach* is needed, use a chlorine
bleach if the material will stand it, or a color remover (see
below). Return to Spot Removal
*NOTE: Some products like hydrogen peroxide,
ammonia, bleach or alcohol can actually bleach or change the
color in some fabrics. Read the WARNING notice above and proceed
with caution whenever you use such products.
| WARNING: Before making any attempts to remove spots, always
test fabric for colorfastness first by applying a small amount
of the cleaning solution or chemical on a hidden or unnoticeable
area. The tips listed here are not guaranteed to work with every
carpet or upholstered item. When using any chemical or liquid
on fabric you should PROCEED WITH CAUTION. If you are unsure
as to how your carpet or upholstery might be affected you should
call a professional cleaning technician in your area.
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