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Member since 21 Feb 2009
Member from Palmerston North
I have found an excellent way how to get rid of little stains (not big) on the carpet - Pre-laundry spray e.g. Frend. Don't know if it works on fluffy carpets but it works on mine.
Member since 28 Jul 2010
Member from Auckland
Just noticed your post, and was wondering how long you leave the spray on. Do you then blot off with cold water?
I leave the prelaundry spray on the carpet for five to ten minutes with paper towels or tissues covering the spot. The wipe with a cloth after that but if it still wont budge, keep spraying the laundry stuff on. This might work but if it is a stubborn stain, then get the experts in. I have a carpet that most of the time the stain is the same colour of the stain occasionally (mainly caused by my cats). And yes, you can use the cold water blotting routine. I will try it myself next time.
Member since 01 Aug 2008
Member from Nelson
Another way is to prespray, place blotting paper or other absorbent material over stain cover that with plastic (shopping bag, breadbag etc) and weigh down with heavy weights (stack of big books will do) to help stain wick up into material. Leave for 15 mins -1hr then dab as dry as possible. Do not rub. Alternatively try a 50-50 mix water and white vinegar. If either of these don't work, call in the experts.
Member since 31 May 2007
Member from Huntly
how are you one eyed kiwi
having a warm spring day.
Member since 27 Jan 2007
Member from Glenview
help! need new carpet and like the look of nylon,but everyone tells me not to go near it and to get wool.i have a very shedding cat and 2 dogs. any advice??
Member since 02 Feb 2007
Member from Mangere Central
Nylon collects dust,bird feathers and bird seed,like its going out of fashion.But I have quite a strong Vac.Wool will always be the best bet.As these are rented Units,we have no say in what has gone in.
thanks for that,Mona:
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