Bleach stains on my carpet


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Old 06-21-05, 12:51 PM
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Bleach stains on my carpet

I have light pink color bleach stains on my carpet. I have around 5-6 small spots on the carpet as soon as I enter my living room. Can anyone suggest a way to remove those stains.

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Old 06-21-05, 04:56 PM
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If spots are tiny, then you might get away with touching up with a magic marker. There are commercial bleach stain repair kits available (www.bleachstain.com). Or, you can contact a professional who specializes in dyeing carpets.
 
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Old 06-22-05, 02:53 PM
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thanks for the reply... what is a magic marker?????
 
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Old 06-22-05, 03:30 PM
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bleach does not stain....it REMOVES stains, and also the color from fabrics and carpets. you need to ADD BACK the color to the bleached areas, with either dye or a permanent marker in the original color of your carpet, which i'm guess is either a red or brown color?
 
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Old 06-22-05, 05:05 PM
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Actually bleach does stain. It does not turn carpet back to its original white colored fiber. It turns orange, even on a white carpet, it will have an orange color. Bleach staining also comes from bathroom cleaner and zit medicine. The latter is the cause of alot of carpet repairs.
 
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Old 06-23-05, 08:45 AM
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thanks a lot for the replies... now can I get this magic marker in grocery stores like walmart of kmart or do I have to go to some specialized stores...

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Old 06-23-05, 08:48 AM
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yes - look in the office/school supplies section. they'll be next to the Crayons. make sure you get a PERMANENT marker.

what color is your carpet? if it's an odd color, you might have to go to an art supply store to get the color closer.
 
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Old 06-24-05, 02:19 PM
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thanks a lot for the reply./.. mine is the regular brown color carpet so i guess i will try to find it in the section you mentioned in the departmental stores.

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