How to remove ink from your carpet
Time is of the essence when you’re removing ink from carpet: Act fast when the ink has been spilt. Here are some options to assist with the removal of ink process. Please ensure you conduct a test patch on the carpet in a conspicuous area of the carpet prior to attempting to remove the ink.
- RUBBING ALCOHOL: Wet a clean white cloth with rubbing alcohol and use it to blot the stain (DO NOT RUB OR AGITATE CARPET AS THIS RUINS CARPET PILE), starting at the edges and working your way inwards to prevent the stain from spreading. Continue re-wetting and blotting until the spot fades away. This will probably take 30 minutes or more.
- DETERGENT: Mix about 1 cup of water with a teaspoon of dishwashing detergent, creating a soapy solution. Dip a cloth into the solution and dab onto the stain. Continue blotting until the stain is removed. If the stain is small, this method should work well.
With all of these products, we recommend that you do a test patch on an unimportant and unseen area of the
After you’ve removed the stain, rinse the area with warm water to remove any residue. Blot the area with a dry cloth to remove excess water and then leave the area alone, allowing the carpet to dry. After it dries, you may need to LIGHTLY fluff the carpet fibers up with your fingers.