Putting two carpet stain removal tips to a comparison test

I'm addicted to cleaning tips...not so much the actual cleaning, but the tips make my heart skip a beat. The other night, I was having a case of the carpet stain blues and finally decided to do something about it. Today, I'm sharing the test results and revealing which stain remover is the cure for those carpet stain blues.
Spots all over the carpet.
The first method uses a wag wet with vinegar and water that you place over the stain and then iron over it.
The second method is a simple mix of Dawn and Hydrogen Peroxide that you rub into the stain.
They both work well, but I definitely preferred one over the other...come on over to Mrs. Hines Class to see the results and get the homemade recipes for each of these carpet stain removers.

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  • Kathy Truden Brassard
    Kathy Truden Brassard
    on Dec 29, 2017

    I want to know where I can get a wag that I wet with vinegar and water. Thanks!
    • Susan Reilly
      Susan Reilly
      on Jun 3, 2020

      Lol! I thought the typo was funny but then I read your comment! Lol thanks for the giggle

  • Maggie
    on Oct 10, 2018

    My off white duvet cover has now weird greyish spots.... I've tried spraying it with shout and then soaking it in warm soapy water and then washing it with a little bit of chlorine bleach... several times and they're still there! any suggestions, please?!!! Thanks!

  • Margie Rivers Addison
    Margie Rivers Addison
    on Dec 28, 2018

    Does this work for pet stains also? To clean and absorb the odor?

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  • Johny
    on Jan 26, 2017

    Great post, I never thought to tell our customers this information ahead of cleaning their carpets. This will seriously help tremendously. Johny https://www.carpetcleaningmobile.com

  • Jan Koelsch
    Jan Koelsch
    on Nov 16, 2017

    I will definitely try one or the other on our carpet. I knocked over a hot cup of flavored coffee with coffee creamer in it and whipped cream. It was sipped once before the spill occurred. Made such a mess. Took water to it immediately and took wet towel with my foot to soak up. I'll take before and after.

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