For directions on removing a carpet stain:


  1. Scrape or blot up excess spill.
  2. Apply dry baking solution.
  3. Scrape and vacuum.
  4. Water-using a damp sponge to rinse remaining baking soda. Don’t over wet.
  5. Blot-don’t rub.
  6. Apply pre-soak solution (See “cleaning solutions”) using a dampened towel.
  7. Water-rinse as above.
  8. Blot-don’t rub-dry well.
  9. Apply dry power cleaner (See “cleaning solutions”).
  10. Vacuum. OR

1. Scrape or blot up excess spill.
2. Apply detergent solution (See “cleaning solutions”), use damp towel, leave 3-5 minutes.
3. Blot-don’t rub.
4. Apply white vinegar (undiluted), using a dampened towel.
5. Blot-finish with weighted pad of towels.

Cleaning Solutions to have on hand:

  • Detergent

Mix – 1/2 teaspoon clear dishwashing detergent with one cup of warm (not hot) water.

  • Pre-soak Solution

Mix – 1 teaspoon enzyme laundry detergent (such as Axion, Biz, or others) with one cup of water.

  • Dry Powder Cleaner

– Use a powdered carpet cleaner.

  • Dry Cleaning Solvent

– Non-oily, non-caustic type sold of spot removal for garments.
Caution: May be flammable.


  • Not all carpet fibers will react the same way when they are treated for stains.
  • Before proceeding with any of these cleaning procedures, we recommend you contact the carpet manufacturer for their suggested maintenance guidelines.
  • Failure to follow these guidelines may void your warranty.
  • J & M Inc. is not responsible for the use or misuse of these spotting procedures.
  • For further assistance please call us: 1-480-706-0737

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