Before using any product, be sure to read the label for complete instructions.
If a spot/stain can be identified, locate the name of the substance on our Spotting Guide and follow the directions carefully.
Blot liquids with a dry white absorbent towel.
When more than one spotting agent is suggested, they are ordered in number of preference. Start with #1, then proceed to #2 if that doesn't work, ect. If you don't have a particular product on hand, proceed to the next highest number.
*CAUTION: Do not use Problem-B-Gone and Red Vanish back to back. If Problem-B-Gone is used first, rinse out thoroughly before using the Red Vanish and vise versa. Using back to back without rinsing could cause immediate fiber damage.
Pretest all spotting agents in an inconspicuous area to make certain it won't damage the fiber or dye. After applying several drops to the testing area, hold down a white towel on the area for 10 seconds. Examine the carpet and towel for color transfer, color change or damage to the carpet. If a change occurs, another spotter should be selected.
Work from edges of spot/spill to the center to prevent spreading. Do not scrub! Blot and absorb as much as possible.
Be Patient. Complete removal of the stain may require repeating the same steps several times.
As a last step to remove stains caused by sugary, sticky or soapy substances, apply Halt to greatly reduce the possibility of the stain reappearing later.