DIY TIPS ON HOW TO REMOVE COMMON STAINS AT HOME.
Stains cause at home can be removed by various methods. Do it yourself methods of cleaning as the name implies requires you to carry out quick action on the stains. This does not involve any professional cleaning.
Several tips on DIY cleaning are;
The best plan of action when it comes to treating stains is to treat them as quickly as you can. The thing that help a stain take hold into your precious fabrics are time, and If possible, treat and wash off stains as soon as you can. Letting it sit around will give the stain time to really set in.
BLOT INSTEAD OF SCRUB
Blotting out of stains works better on reducing the spread of the stains, and efficiently removes the stains. This squeeze out the stains. Never scrub a stain off as it only tends to spread on the surface. Scrubbing also causes in-depth stains in material.
USE AS LITTLE PRODUCT AS POSSIBLE;
Using as little product as possible reduces the drying time and the risk of staining your carpet. When carrying out a do it yourself cleaning, the drying time is as important as removing the stains, you do not want the stains drying out in a longer time and risk staining or dirtying other unaffected parts.
Other DIY tips for different types of stains are explained below; the method and type of stain removal process also explained.
Do not use hot water for protein stains. All forms of bodily fluid — both animal and human –are sources of protein stains. Some examples are blood, dairy products, eggs and meat juices. The first thing that you want to do is add cold water, and lots of it. Do not use hot water. Heating proteins change their chemical structure and will set the stain.
WASH OIL STAINS IN HOT water
Wash the oil stain in VERY hot water with a little bit of dish soap. This usually gets the oil out. Wash the oil stain in VERY hot water with a little bit of dish soap. This usually gets the oil out.
For carpet stains, blot thoroughly with a towel after you clean, s carpet that remains damp could encourage the growth of mold. You can also use a drier to gently speed up drying process.
Fresh carpet stains from food, beverages, pets, grease, and other substances will usually come up warm water and a small amount of liquid dish detergent