How to remove potting soil stains on carpet.Removing Potting Soil Spill from Carpet Yourself

  1. Let dry completely before treating.
  2. Dry vacuum until all soil is removed.
  3. Soil may contain fertilizers and insecticides which often leave permanent stains.
  4. Blot with a solution of 1 teaspoon maximum of liquid HAND dish washing detergent per cup of lukewarm water.
  5. Blot with lukewarm water with a white towel. Blot dry with a dry WHITE absorbent towel.
  6. Apply a one-half inch layer of WHITE (no printing) paper towels to the affected area and weight down with a flat heavy object and remove the next day.
  7. If unsuccessful:
    • Call the Bane-Clene locator service at 1-800-428-9512 (U.S. ONLY!) for a professional in your zip code area.
    • Or use our Find a Cleaner function to locate a cleaner in your area.

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On-Line Spot & Stain Removal Guide & Procedures - for the Homeowner

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