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How to remove a carpet stain

15 mins | Easy | 6 STEPS

Learn how to get rid of simple, unwanted carpet stains to make your area rug pop

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

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Dry stain with cloth

Dry the stain with a cloth or paper towel

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Treat area with cold water

Treat the area with cold water - avoid using hot water as it may make the stain harder to remove.

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Dab from the outside in

Never rub or wipe, as doing so could potentially damage the rug and make the stain worse.

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Cover with paper towel

Once the stain has been successfully removed, put paper towel down to cover the area

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Vacuum area

Once dry, vacuum the rug

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Alternatively, you could use dish soap, vinegar or non-bleach laundry detergent