How To Remove Carpet Stains?

Carpet stains happen, they are a part of daily life. No matter how careful you are, your drink may spill, a pet or a child might leave a stain, or any other accident can cause a visible stain on your carpet. If you can clean them up quickly, before they dry in, it will not become a big problem. Sometimes you notice them when it's too late for that, don't be discouraged, you can either call: 702-448-7621carpet cleaning Las Vegas, or you can use products that you have in your kitchen and clean up yourself:

Make sure you follow the care instructions and any warnings provided by the carpet manufacturer. Rugs and carpets with natural fibers and/or certain dyes may require special treatment. If in doubt contact call carpet cleaners Las Vegas and get an advice/service.

Avoid using branded carpet spot removers. These products usually cover up the stain, but do not remove it. Within a few weeks or even days, the spot gets worse than it was originally, and end up costing you more than if you just simply called a professional like carpet cleaning Las Vegas.

Be sure to test the carpet for color fastness before using any solution. Test in an inconspicuous spot such as in the back corner of a closet. Also, when cleaning, use a blotting motion to remove the stain working from the outside in to prevent spreading the stain. When done, collect the moisture with white paper towels until the carpet is dry (and clean)

Simple recipes for Carpet Stains:

  1. If the spill is fresh try using baby wipes.
  2. Ivory bar soap and an old toothbrush. Dip the toothbrush in the soap, scrub, and rinse.
  3. Mix 1 cup of white vinegar, 1 quart of water, and some clear laundry detergent. Shake until all mixes together. Dip a white cloth and sponge the carpet. Wait a couple of minutes, and dry with white paper towels.

Coffee, Tea, and other beverages:

Spray soda water over the carpet stain then blot dry, repeat until stain has gone

Pet Stains:

  1. Cover with baking soda and let sit. The soda will draw the mess right out. Let dry and vacuum.
  2. Pour Isopropyl rubbing alcohol will take out the pet odor.
  3. Sprinkle ½ white vinegar mixed with ½ water over the accident. Wait a few minutes then sponge from the center out. Blot up with a dry cloth.


  1. Spread brown paper (such as grocery bag) or a terry cloth towel over the area and iron with the setting on warm. The wax will be absorbed into the paper or towel.
  2. Remove any traces with alcohol or dry cleaning fluid.

Ink & Lipstick & Nail polish:

  1. Rub with your fingers some Vaseline into the lipstick/Ink stain on the carpet. Wait for a couple of minutes and scrape with a butter knife. Then use Dawn dish soap and warm water to clean up the rest of what is left behind.
  2. Spray the stain with hair spray, wait a couple of minutes and dab with a paper towel.
  3. Spray the stain with white foamy shaving cream, wait a couple of minutes and dab with a paper towel.

Tar or Oil:

  1. Dip a cloth in eucalyptus oil, and rub the stain.
  2. Spread baking soda, wait for a while and vacuum. After that, make a solution of either a laundry detergent with water, dip a rag in the solution and rub the stain.


The hints and tips given for carpet stains on carpet cleaners Las Vegas website are to give you information only and not all of them have been tested by us. You are free to use any of the advice or suggestions on our site entirely at your own risk. Please note that in no way will carpet cleaning Las Vegas be held responsible for any problems that might occur, or any damage or loss sustained due to the use of information (or by us supplying inadequate or incomplete information) that may be contained on the carpet cleaning Las Vegas. Remember, carpet manufactures recommend having your carpets professionally steam cleaned at least once a year. Twice if you soil them frequently. To learn more about carpet cleaning Las Vegas services please call:702-448-7621

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