Anyone in Green Bay, WI, who regularly drinks red wine has likely heard several variations of common household carpet cleaning remedies for the sticky, vibrant carpet stains. Some swear by dabbing, while some prefer sopping. Others may turn toward vinegar, while more still enjoy hard chemical treatments. In the world of effective carpet cleaning, which method reigns supreme? The carpet cleaning experts with ServiceMaster Recovery by Restoration Holdings can indeed recommend a gambit of cleaning methods, but also recommend turning to professionals if you want your carpet thoroughly cleaned to remove those stubborn carpet stains.
Plain white vinegar is indeed a great option for wine-based carpet stains. It can lift stains quickly and is also often on hand, even in a sparsely stocked kitchen. In the event of a spill you should quickly dampen a cloth and dab at the spot with water or vinegar until the color has been lifted. Be sure not to rub or press into the spot and push the liquid deeper into the fibers. Similar methods work when using a small amount of baking soda and warm water on a lightly colored cloth. If you’ve heard of these methods of carpet cleaning, it’s probably because they often get the job done before it’s too late.
Once a carpet stain has set, however, the cleaning process becomes more complex. In the event a stain has been overlooked until after it sets into the fibers, it’s best to rely upon carpet cleaning experts instead of throwing everything under the kitchen sink at the spot. If you attack a stain too readily with too much firepower you can damage the carpet in the process. Carpet cleaning is like a balancing act; not enough and you have a discolored spot forever, but if too much, you’re left with a dry carpet crater.
If red wine has been spilled on your Green Bay, WI, carpets recently, or you’re out of luck trying to deal with an old carpet stain, contact the carpet cleaning professionals at ServiceMaster Recovery by Restoration Holdings to sort the issues once and for all. Call us today at (920) 336-741 or visit our website for additional information.