AAA Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners Spotter Guide for Common Spots.

AAA Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning

Spotter Guide


No express or implied warranty or guarantee is made by AAA Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners concerning the below applications or use of the formulas. We recommend a IICRC trained technician for professional cleaning 417-0369.

Special Cases: Extreme caution

  • Marker pen or ballpoint pen stains may be blotted after spraying with hair spray. Rinse well with water afterward.
  • Grease and oil may be adsorbed with talcum powder, cornmeal, or cornstarch. Let stand for at least 6 hours, then brush and vacuum out. Follow with solvent if needed.
  • Red wine may be flushed with club soda prior to ammonia water use.

 

A=Ammonia, one tablespoon per cup of water.
Always use before any detergent solution is
employed.

D/W= Detergent, one half teaspoon
dishwashing detergent in a quart of water, always
followed up with plain water to remove residual
detergent.

S=Solvent; a nonflammable degreaser such as
Energine, Carbona, or K2R.

V=Vinegar; 1:1 mix with water

F=Freeze with ice or ice/salt in a waterproof bag,
then break up with a blunt object and promptly
vacuum.

Pro=A Professional Cleaning Service.

Spot

Possible Solution

Alcoholic Beverages

D/W

Asphalt

S, Pro

Beer

D/W

Berries

D/W

Blood, wet

D/W

Blood, dry

A

Butter

D/W

Chewing gum

F

Chocolate

A

Coffee

V, Pro

Cola drinks

D/W

Cosmetics

D/W

Crayon

S

Deicer (calciumchloride)

Vacuum, D/W

Excrement

D/W

Food dyes

D/W

Furniture polish

D/W, S, Pro

Grease (auto)

S, Pro

Grease (food)

D/W

Ink (ballpoint)

S. Pro

Ink (permanent)

S, Pro

Ink (washable)

D/W, Pro

Lipstick

S, D/W

Mustard

D/W

Nail polish

non-oily polish remover

Paint, latex, wet

D/W

Paint, latex, dry

S

Paint, oil

S, Pro

Rust

Pro

Tea

D/W

Urine

V, Pro

Vomit

V

Wax

F

Wine

A