For directions on removing a carpet stain:


  1. Scrape or blot up excess spill.
  2. Apply detergent (See “cleaning solutions”), use damp towel.
  3. Blot-don’t rub.
  4. Apply white vinegar (undiluted), using a dampened towel.
  5. Blot-don’t rub.
  6. Water-apply with damp sponge.
  7. 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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