Persian Wool Rug Stain Removal
When it comes to your Persian wool rug, not all stains are created equal. Depending on what was spilled on your rug, you will need to using different products and cleaning methods to get the stain out. If there is ever any doubt as to what was spilled on your Persian rug, a professional carpet cleaner should be called in.
Keep in Mind
Always blot, never rub. Rubbing will actually help the stain soak into your rug. The best way to blot is to gently press your knuckles to a towel spread over the stain. Also, always use white towels, paper towels or napkins. Colored version can actually leak some color into your Persian wool rug, damaging the design and color.
Oil, Butter, Grease
To get oil, butter or grease out of your Persian wool rug, first you must remove any remaining spill that is sitting on top of your carpet. Then, using a non flammable dry-cleaning solvent, clean the stained area by blotting dry and brushing gently.
Ballpoint Pen Ink
For removing an ink stain, use an unscented hairspray, soaking the stained area and then allowing it to dry completely. Once the area is dry, apply a small amount of water and vinegar, blotting dry.
Egg, Milk, Ice Cream, Chocolate, Sugar, Salad Dressing and Blood
Use a solution of 1 cup of water, 2 TBSP of ammonia and 1 TBSP of a mild detergent. Scrape any semi solids from the stained area and blot any remaining liquid. Apply the mixed solution to the stain, and then blot the area. Brush pile gently. Place several towels over the treated area, weight themt down and then let dry. Then apply a non-flammable dry-cleaning solvent. Let the carpet dry and then gently brush the pile.
Soft drinks, Coffee, Tea, Wine, Beer
Use a solution of 1 TBSP of a mild detergent, 1/3 of a cup of vinegar and 2/3 of a cup of water. Scrape any semi solids from the stained area and blot any liquid remaining. Apply the mixed solution to the stain then blot the area. Brush pile gently. Place several towels over the treated area, weight it down and then let dry.
Vomit, Urine, Excrement
Same process used for to removing soft drinks, coffee, tea, wine and beer.
Lipstick, nail polish, rust, candle wax, dried mustard, furniture stain
These stains are extremely difficult to remove and should only be handle by a professional carpet cleaner.