For directions on removing a carpet stain:


  1. Vacuum away as much as possible.
  2. Loosen remaining material by tapping with a scrub brush or toothbrush. Tap with brush, do not scrub.
  3. Vacuum.
  4. Apply dry powder.
  5. Tap with brush to work powder into carpet tufts. Do not scrub.
  6. Let powder dry 1 hour.
  7. Vacuum.
  8. Repeat dry powder application if necessary.

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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