Commercial carpets are not immune to stains. They can still be subjected spills and messes that potentially stains the commercial carpeting. Despite the otherwise immaculate presentation of your business, having marred carpet can really be distraction. Today, we at Heart of Texas Chem-Dry would like to share the common office stains and how to treat them.
1) Carpet Ink Stain Removal
Pen leaks are common, and sometimes can initially go unnoticed. Not only does it get al over the clothes, but it gets everywhere, including the carpets. Professional carpet cleaning services can take care of the stain easy enough. Completely dampen a cotton ball with rubbing alcohol. For five minutes or so, leave the sopping cotton ball on the ink stain. Use a few dry cotton balls to blot out the moisture along with ink. Use a water damp cloth to rinse way residual alcohol. Follow with a dry rag to blot up as much as moisture as possible.
2) Office Party Wine Carpet Stains
Office parties are common, and even more so around the holidays. Accidents can happen, creating a big red stain on the carpets. A professional can be called to remove the stain quick and easy. If available, combine two parts hydrogen peroxide and one part dishwashing soap and apply the solution to your carpet stain. Blot the stain and repeat until it is gone. If necessary, apply a fresh application and allow it to sit 20-60 minutes and blot again.
3) Coffee Carpet Stain Removal
Coffee is a common drink, and many professionals enjoy their fuel throughout the day. In addition to the staff drinking their coffee, it may be offered to customers as well. Being notorious for causing the worst stains, coffee spills can be challenging. As with most stains, a professional carpet cleaning experts can treat them efficiently. Blot as much coffee as possible. Combine ½ tsp of liquid dish soap and ½ tsp of white vinegar, and 2 cups of warm water. Sponge the solution onto the stain and blot as you go. Be sure to not oversaturation, if necessary, use a dry rag in between applications to control the moisture.
4) Greasy Food Removal from Carpet
Staff is highly likely to bring greasy takeout to their workstations and try to eat while keeping up with their tasks, likewise, visitors may also be guilty of bringing in greasy food. Greasy carpet stains can be difficult to remove. However, alcohol-based solvents such as those containing d-limonene might be able to do the trick. Otherwise, you may need to call in a professional.
5) Mud Stains on Carpet
Dirt and debris from the outside world are trampled in all day as hundreds of feet march through your business space. Mud stains can easily be tracked in as well and often concentrated at the entrance. If letting it dry and be vacuuming the remnants doesn’t completely remove any lingering spots. You may need to treat it with half a cup of vinegar, add about a tablespoon of washing up liquid and mix well. Apply it to the stain and blot until it is clean. Rinse using a water damp cloth and dry using a clean, dry rag and blot up the excess moisture.
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Having dirty, spotty carpets in your business can cause more damage to reputation than you may realize. Make sure to keep them professionally cleaned at least twice a year. For commercial carpet cleaning, call in the experts of Heart of Texas Chem-Dry and let us take are of you!