Tips for Removing
PET & URINE STAINS

We sell products that are very effective in removing many pet stains; one is called "Alive" another is called "Dissolve Away." We also sell one for yellowing, called "Tan-ex." Check out our "Bottled Chemicals & Spotters" by clicking here.


TIPS FOR REMOVING PET & URINE STAINS: Pet stains can change the color of your carpet if allowed to stay very long.

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).

If colors have been changed, sponge the stain with ammonia*.

If ammonia does not help, sponge with white vinegar. Return to Spot Removal Guide

If bleach* is required, follow the directions for Yellowing.
*NOTE: Some products like hydrogen peroxide, ammonia, bleach or alcohol can actually bleach or change the color in some fabrics. Read the WARNING notice below and proceed with caution.
 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.

RED-EX
Red Dye (Food Coloring)
Remover/Reducer
Removes stains like Kool Aid, Chocolate, Punch, Wines, & Pop
       
 
OUR MOST POPULAR PRODUCT! "Red-ex" helps to reduce and/or completely remove and clean spots and stains caused by Kool Aid, fruit punch, cough syrup, some wines, chocolate, dirt, grease, soda pop stains, and other stains caused by basic food dyes. Red-ex has been proven effective on both natural and man-made fabrics including nylon, polyester, and wool. Unlike other stain removers, Red-ex does not rely on acids or common peroxides (which can distort carpet fibers or fade colors). This product should be used with heat from a household iron. Easy to follow instructions. 32 ounce. (See price list)
 Size  Suggested Price  After Discount
1 Quart
(32 oz.)
Plus Shipping & Handling
For Limited Time
$19.95
Plus $9.25 shipping & handling

 
1 Quart
(32 oz.)
 

TAN-EX
Coffee, Tea, Urine, and Tannin Stain Remover
 
Helps reduce, clean, and remove the following:
coffee stains, tea stains, urine spots, yellow oxidized stains, and other general browning problems. Tan-Ex has an extra-strength treatment
to help reverse browning caused by alkaline build-up. 32 ounce.
(See price list)
 Size  Suggested Price  After Discount
1 Quart
(32 oz.)
Plus Shipping & Handling
 $21.95
Plus $9.25 shipping & handling

 
1 Quart
(32 oz.)
 

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  ALIVE
Bacterial, Odor-Digester
DEODORIZER
 
"Alive" digests and liquefies organic waste, grease, & food by-products. Also, it eliminates odors caused by vomit, mildew, spoiled foods, pet odors, garbage, and other carpet odors. It is most effective when it comes in direct contact with whatever is causing the odor. Available in both 16 and 32 ounce sizes. (See price list)
 Size  Suggested Price  After Discount

16 oz.
Plus Shipping & Handling
 $7.50
Plus $9.25 shipping & handling

32 oz.

 $13.95
Plus $9.25 shipping & handling 
   

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