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Ink Stain from classroom carpet?
Posted by ukmediums (Spik N Span), 2 December 2003In a classroom we have a bad inkstain, dried, on out carpet. Typical hard wearing wooly tight pile carpet.
I have tried removing it by steam cleaning it with a nozzle to no evail. Anyonehave an idea how it will come off
Posted by NSCleaning (NSCleaning), 2 December 2003Forget it - unless it's washable (it probably isn't) you cannot get it out. I have tried "last resort" commercial stain removers on it in the past without success.
It's either an insurance claim or a bleach and re-dye job, in which case should only be entrusted to an experienced carpet/upholstery cleaner.
Posted by highstandard (Peterdirector), 2 December 2003Have you tried Astonish, Dilute it in water then apply it to the area... using a terry towel press down on the stain .it should remove it. Try a small area first it may take the colour out of the carpet.
Posted by leerob695 (leerob695), 16 December 2003hi all
try chem-dry ink remover if you can get hold of it
fantastic stuff although if you have tried cleaning with other products there may be a chance that it may be locked in
Posted by martin_606 (martin_606), 17 December 2003Hi
I would say it is now a dye stain and now immpossible to remove.
You attacked it with a steam gun...
Heat sets a stain!
If you rub a carpet stain this causes friction and that generates heat and the stain will set.
Posted by claire21 (claire21), 24 December 2003 i have a pen ink stain an a brand new cream coat and i cant get it out could any help me please
Posted by petra (petra), 26 December 2003Vanish oxy works well from the supermarket...
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