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Home Maintenance And Repair - 01500462
06/24/03

Chocolate- Stain Removal on Carpet and Upholstery



1. Mix one teaspoon of a neutral detergent (a mild detergent containing no alkalies or bleaches) with a cup of luke-warm water. Blot.

2. Mix one tablespoon of household ammonia with a half- cup of water. Blot.

3. Repeat step one.

4. Sponge with clean water. Blot.

References

This article was written by Anne Field, Extension Specialist, Emeritus, with reference from the Georgia Extension bulletin, How to Care for Carpets and Rugs, the Hoover Company, Nebraska Extension bulletin Carpet Care - Cleaning and Stain Removal, the Carpet and Rug Institute, Allied Fibers and Plastics Inc. and DuPont Clean Up Carpeting bulletin.

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