411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

How Heat Can Damage Your Roof

Your roof is the most important place of your house. Throughout the years, it protects your property from intense heat, cold temperatures, heavy...

on Sep 13, 2019

What are the Differences Between Household and Business Waste?

Skip hires are easy-to-use, convenient, and dependable whether for domestic or for business purposes. If you are not sure whether you need a skip...

on Sep 12, 2019

4 Professional Home Plumbing Tips and Ideas You Must Know About

It can be a relief to own your own home instead of an apartment. There is no rent to pay, you can decorate your home how you like, and you do not...

on Sep 12, 2019

When Should I Replace My Air Conditioner?

Like everything else, an air conditioner doesn’t last forever. The average air conditioning system lasts as long as 15 years, depending on...

on Sep 12, 2019

10 Interior Design Tricks to Try Right Now

The smallest things can make the most impact if you are looking for ways to quickly decorate a new space or would like to improve on your current...

on Sep 3, 2019

Rug Stain Removal

by Guest on Feb 14, 2010

You don’t have any idea how that colorless & lifeless spot occurred on your carpet. Well the first you should do is analyze and clean it. Basically there are three stages for a substance to become a stain. One is when something is dropped and a carpet soaks the liquid immediately. At this point of time stain is fresh and you need to react quickly. Simply pour the best cleaning solution you have and blot it using a white towel. Be careful not to rub the stain, as it could further damage the rug.

Next stage starts when already the stain has made space for itself on your rug. It has become a prominent spot that completely ruins the brilliant looks and becomes an eye sore. At this stage stain/ spot is difficult to remove. It is wiser to call for a professional help. If you have any clue of what could be the cause of appearance of the spot, then you can also try a home remedy.

Here are some tricks and tips that will help in removing the stain from the rug:

  • As discussed previously, the fresh rug stain should be removed using a soft and absorbent material like towel.
  • If the stain has become few days older, then scrape away the stain (solid or semi solid) using a blunt spatula / spoon. But never use a knife as its sharp edges can remove the pile fiber also.
  • Never ever scrub / brush the stain. These both are hard actions that can adversely affect the fibers and may be leave a permanent mark on the rug. Hence, it is better to vacuum the stain.
  • In the market there are good quality spot removal agents available. But before using anything just test it over the unnoticeable part of the carpet. Read the instructions carefully and follow each step that’s there. The simple way to check it is apply the few drop of the solution and then over it press a clean white towel for not more than 30 seconds. If any color transfer is there or any damage is caused to the rug, don’t use it further.
  • If the cleaning agent works / you are using a home based remedy, work from inward to outward on the spot. This will prevent the stain from spreading to other parts of the rug. You can carry out this process until and unless the stain is being transferred onto the napkin / white towel you are using. May be you would be required to apply the solution quite often.
  • If successfully you have been able to remove the spill, then rinse the affected area with plain water. But do not use too much water as over wetting can damage the rug. To remove the solution completely, blot dry the area properly and carefully. For proper blotting you might use any flat or object and keep changing the towel more recurrently as it becomes saturated.

 

Sponsored Articles

Random Articles

Benefits of Adding Retaining Walls to Your Lawn

Retaining walls play an integral part in supporting your lawn’s foundation and landscape. It can provide both practical and aesthetic value...

Garden / Landscaping / Patio

The Alternative to a Re-Roofs Roof Renovation

If you need to replace your roof to stop it deteriorating or if it’s been damaged by the weather it can be a costly, time consuming and very...

Roofing / Gutters

Designing Vegetable Garden Plans and Goals

Vegetable gardens are not only beautiful to look at, but they are also highly functional and can provide your family with fresh food all season,...

Garden / Landscaping / Patio

Simple Steps to Replace an Old Radiator

If your home isn’t being heated efficiently, it may be time to replace the radiator. Old, corroded radiators use more energy than newer, more...

Plumbing / Basements

A Buying Guide for Garden Offices

If you're wanting to obtaining a far better work/life balance by working at home then a well-designed garden workplace is important. It'll...

Garden / Landscaping / Patio

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | 411homerepair © 2019