Spot Removal Guide

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General Spot Removal Tips 

Small spots and stains can be just as frustrating as large ones to remove. Here’s a few helpful hints that can help clear them up:
  1. When a spot or stain occurs, act quickly! The longer it remains on the carpet, the harder it is to get out!
  2. Use clean white towels and blot the stain.
  3. Apply the appropriate spot remover as directed for each type of stain.
  4. Always work toward the center of the spot.
  5. Repeat steps if necessary, and always blot between steps with a clean white towel.
  6. Always do a spot removal test on a portion of carpet that is normally not visible.
  7. Never use bleach!
The above steps are preliminary measures you can take in the event of a spot or stain. If you find the spot remains, call the spot removal experts here at Super Duper Carpet & Duct Cleaning. We’ll ensure that the stain is eradicated in no time. 

Alcohol, Blood, and Burn Mark Removal

These materials often leave homeowners perplexed on the best way to remove them. While warm water and blotting the area dry will remove most alcohol stains, it’s best to use a solution of ammonia and dish detergent to remove blood or white vinegar and carpet shampoo to remove burn marks. (You may even need to cut away some burnt fibers to achieve an overall better look.) If you’re still in a bind, give us call! Our experts can come to your home quickly and professional service and clean your carpet to like-new condition. 

Coffee, Tea, Cola & Juice Stains

These liquids often stain carpet and upholstery fibers but can be easily removed in just a few steps. A solution of vinegar and soda water will usually do the trick — or, in the case of juice stains: dish detergent and warm water. Whatever stain challenge you’re facing, you can always rely on us to get the job done right. Call us today for more guidance or to set up an appointment!

Glue, Grass, Gum, and Condiment Stains

Most condiment and grass stains can be removed with a mixture of white vinegar and warm water. Gum stuck to carpet or upholstery fibers should first be chilled with ice cubes until it hardens and then can be easily scraped away, followed by a laundry or carpet cleaning solution. Unfortunately, many types of glue require industrial cleaners and professional tools to remove. When you need professional cleanings there’s no better choice than Super Duper Carpet & Duct Cleaning. We’ll strive to meet your needs and exceed your expectations! 

Other Tough Stains

When it comes to stains like chocolate, wine, fecal material, crayons, nail polish and paint, you have several options. With most food and drink and biological stains, a solution of seltzer water, warm water and even dish detergent can get the job done. For harder stains that contain wax or polish or paint, you may need an industrial cleaner (which can be found at any hardware store) and you’ll want to test how it reacts with your carpets or upholstery by trying a portion of it on a small area first. If the problem seems like more than you can handle, call the pros here at Super Duper Carpet & Duct Cleaning. We can get the job done right and ensure your floors and surfaces look great in no time. 
In need of professional spot removal? Call us today! (412) 608 5414
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