Carpet Spot & Stain Removal Guide - Kimmie Kare Christchurch

This is our handy carpet spot & stain removal guide. You will find treatments for most stains in the chart below. Please refer to the treatment method key for removal details.Call today for a free estimate.

Treatment Method Key

  1. Solvent / blot / detergent / blot / water / blot.
  2. Detergent / blot / ammonia / blot / detergent / blot /.water / blot
  3. Detergent / blot / vinegar / blot / ammonia / blot / detergent / blot / water / blot.
  4. Detergent / blot / white vinegar / blot / detergent / blot / water / blot.
  5. Detergent / blot / ammonia / blot / vinegar / blot / water / blot.
  6. Use cold ingredients - Water / blot / detergent / blot / ammonia / blot / detergent / blot / water / blot.
  7. Freeze with ice cubes / shatter with a blunt object / vacuum / solvent / wait / blot / repeat if necessary
  8. Blot / water / blot / ammonia / blot / detergent / blot / water / blot
  • Solvent - Use Drycleaning fluid
  • Detergent - mix 1/2 teaspoon clear hand dishwashing detergent to 1 cup warm (not hot) water
  • Ammonia solution to neautralise acide stains ( a tablespoon of ammonia to a cup of water)
  • Vinegar (or citric acid) solution to neautralise alkaline stains (1/3 white vinegar - 2/3 water)
  • Blot - White absorbent cloth or paper towels
Beer
A
Furniture Polish
A
Shoe Polish
A
Berries
D
Glue (white)
B
Soft Drink
D
Blood
F
Grease
A
Soy Sauce
B
Butter
A
Hair Spray
A
Sauce (tomato)
B
Chewing Gum
G
Ice Cream
B
Tar
A
Cheese
B
Ink (point/felt)
A
Tea
D
Chocolate
B
Ink Permanent
E
Toothpaste
B
Coffee
D
Mascara
A
Urine (fresh)
H
Cocktails
D
Mayonnaise
B
Urine (dry)
C
Crayon
A
Milk
B
Vomit
E
Earth (dirt)
B
Nail Polish
A
Wax (candle)
G
Egg
B
Paint (latex)
A
White Glue
B
Excrement
B
Rust
D
Wine
D
Fruit
D