So you’re online looking for a way to remove gum from your carpet or upholstery. You’re probably pretty unhappy and frustrated at this point. If you have kids, chances are you will run into the problem of having to get gum off your carpet from time to time like I have. Here is a simple carpet cleaning tip.
Wicking is an unwanted situation where a carpet stain persists after cleaning. This due to a soil (stain) that is trapped in the carpet padding or backing and moves to the tips of the carpet after cleaning. There are effective ways to deal with carpet and rug wicking.
Oops! Whether it be grape juice, a little present from Fido, or finger-paint artwork from your 3-year-old, it seems whatever is not supposed to get on the carpet always does.
Here are some tips on how to clean your carpets using products you can probably find around your house.
Most carpets are stain-resistant, meaning that the manufacturer has treated them to reduce staining.
However, no carpet is stain-proof. Over time, the carpet’s fibers trap dirt, oils and bacteria, which can discolor the material and cause unpleasant odors and stains.
Use a few tips, tricks and secrets to steam clean your carpets, as needed, and then keep them cleaner longer with some simple suggestions for the whole family.