How to Hide Stains Until the Carpet Cleaners Are Able to Arrive
Updated: Mar 21, 2019
Sometimes accidents happen at the most inconvenient times, and it ends up resulting in a very messy and noticeable stain on your carpet. At this point panic usually kicks in, and we start to scramble trying to find remedies to fix the stain. Depending on how severe the stain is on the fibers of the carpet, sometimes it results in professional carpet cleaners being called in to help remedy the issue. Here are a few tips to help hide stains temporarily until professional carpet cleaners can visit your home.
Tip One: Use Warm Soapy Water
You can use a clean cloth and warm soapy water to clean a good portion of the stain. To help remove any stains you can use warm water and a gentle brand of dish soap or laundry detergent. This helps lift the stain particles out of the fibers of the carpet until you can steam clean. Always try any carpet cleaning solution on other unseen portions of the carpet to check for any potential bleaching or bleeding.
Tip Two: Treating with Vinegar and Baking Soda
If you are in need of a make shift steamer you can use an iron, cloth, and baking soda and vinegar paste to help life most stains. What you will need to do is mix equal parts of Vinegar and baking soda to form a paste. Once you have done this you will need to dampen your cleaning cloth and lay it over the stained area then take your iron put it on medium and move it over the cleaning cloth until the stain has come up to the best of its ability at the current moment.
Tip Three: Rearranging Furniture So the Stain Isn’t as Noticeable
Another way to help protect your carpet from high traffic damage is to move your furniture. If the stain is near a coffee or end table, you can move the table over the top of the stain to keep people and pets from walking on it and embedding the stain deeper into the carpet fibers. This will temporarily your carpet until the experts at Blue’s Carpet cleaning is able to schedule you for a cleaning.
Call the experts at Blues Carpet Cleaning for all your carpet stain needs. We will be able to help you clean your carpet and make your home vibrate and clean again. Call us today at (719) 494-1440.