How to Clean Dog Poop Out of Carpet

We’re getting down and dirty today, folks, because the fact of the matter is—sometimes life is dirty. Very dirty. We’ve already covered what to do when your dog pees on the carpet, so today we’re moving on to number two. Though I sincerely hope that this isn’t a common occurrence in your home, if you have a dog, it’s important that you know how to clean dog poop out of carpet. Maybe you stayed away from home too long or maybe your puppy isn’t quite house trained, but when you see that brown lump on the carpet, you need to act fast. It won’t be fun and it’s bound to be smelly, but if you learn how to clean dog poop out of carpet beforehand, at least you’ll have the knowledge needed to get your carpet clean and odor-free fast.
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How to Clean Dog Urine from Carpet

Oh puppies. With their big eyes, wagging tails, and playful pounces, they’re just so hard to resist! Even the most hardened heart can be softened after playing with a pup. But as much as you may love their adorable faces and fuzzy ears, I doubt that you’ll enjoy potty-training your puppy. Like roses with thorns, puppies are both lovable and frustrating; for every sweet kiss and cuddle, there’s crying, nipping, gnawed furniture, begging at dinner, and, of course, peeing in the house. Whether you’re potty-training your new puppy or cleaning up after an older dog, it’s essential that every dog owner knows how to clean dog urine from carpet properly. With our tips, you can learn how to remove the urine you see, the urine you don’t see, and the odors that linger afterward.

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How to Remove a Tomato Sauce Stain from Carpet

Mamma mia—there goes the pasta! If you have children, you’ve probably seen at least one incident of flying spaghetti, and even mature adults sometimes spill a bit of their marinara. Like wine and grape juice, tomato sauce is known as one of the most fearsome carpet stains, but it doesn’t have to be!

Learning how to remove a tomato sauce stain from carpet is simple as long as you follow two important rules: act fast and blot (don’t rub). It’s also a good idea to keep some basic cleaning products on hand (dishwashing detergent, ammonia, hydrogen peroxide, club soda), just in case some pizza sauce goes flying or your daughter spills her bowl of penne. The longer you wait, the more the sauce will cling to the carpet fibers, so eliminating a trip to the store for cleaning supplies will really help.

Now let’s learn how to remove a tomato sauce stain from carpet!
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How to Treat a Paint Stain on Carpet

Maybe you were painting your bedroom and a few dripping drops escaped your notice . . . Maybe your daughter busted out her paint set and decided to color a portion of the rug . . . Maybe your freshly painted chairs weren’t quite dry when you moved them back into the carpeted living room . . . Whatever the situation, if you have a paint stain on carpet, we’re here to help! However, we must note first that the success of the process will depend not only on your cleaning technique but also on the type of paint, its color, and the amount of time it has spent on your carpet thus far. With that in mind, read on and try to find the solution that best fits the paint stain on carpet in your home.
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How to Get Gum Out of Carpet

Give a little kid a piece of chewing gum and you never know where it’ll end up! In their hair, in a pocket, in the fibers of your carpet . . . If you pick it up right away, no harm is done, but if it’s pressed into the carpet at all, it can become a gooey, sticky, and frustrating mess. That’s where we come in! We’re here to teach your how to get gum out of carpet. There are several different methods to choose from, so feel free to choose whichever method will work best with your type of carpet, the supplies you already have at home, and the severity of the situation.

Ready? Then let’s get to it. Let’s learn how to get gum out of carpet.
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How to Get Oil Out of Carpet

If you (or your children!) like to get wild in the kitchen, it’s important to have some basic carpet cleaning skills under your belt—how to clean up the spills and stains that result from a fallen glass of wine, a wandering meatball, a toppled cup of grape juice, and splattered spaghetti sauce, to name a few. This is especially true if you have carpeting in or near your kitchen or dining room, since you can’t wipe clean a carpet or rug. One of the most troublesome kitchen stains you might encounter over the years is one created with cooking oil or grease. Luckily, we’ve got you covered. If you’re struggling with a cooking oil or grease stain, please check out our tips and tricks for how to get oil out of carpet.

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How to Get Ink Out of Carpet

A Rorschach test gone wrong. A bloodstain from your pen. Your quill’s fallen comrade. Whatever that ink stain on your carpet is, if you’ve come to us, I’m certain you don’t want it there. So stick around and we’ll teach you how to get ink out of carpet. The process itself is simple, but it’s essential that you act fast to prevent the stain from soaking into the carpet or setting. So don’t spend too much time deciding whether the ink blot below looks like a spider on a tree or a man holding up a shield during a messy fight (am I crazy?). Grab your supplies and let’s get to it! Let’s learn how to get ink out of carpet.

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How to Get Butter Out of Carpet

If your love of butter could rival Paula Deen’s, you’ve probably had a butter-related incident at some point in your life. And even if your affection for butter is only an ordinary, necessary attachment to all those ingredients that make your dinners delectable (salt, pepper, garlic, olive oil . . .), you might someday face a rogue pat of butter. A clumsy fall, a wild dinner party, or an unruly child might cause some butter to land on your hardwood floor or even your carpet. The horror! Learning how to get butter out of carpet can be frustrating—if the butter is soft, it could seep into the fibers and harden, and if the butter goes unnoticed it might be pressed down into the carpet and create a greasy mess. Luckily, we’re here to help! We’ll teach you how to get butter out of carpet.

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How to Get Grape Juice Out of the Carpet

Grape juice: the mother of all carpet stains. Dark, stubborn, and sometimes panic-inducing. In fact, speaking of mothers, it’s not uncommon for a mom to freak out upon seeing her young child with a glass of grape juice. Even if you know how to get grape juice out of the carpet, it’s still one of the most infamously troublesome stains to confront. So today, we want to help those poor homeowners trying to tackle a red grape juice stain. If you’re currently staring down a purple-red stain or you’re simply preparing for future accidents, read on to learn our tips so that you’ll know how to get grape juice out of the carpet.
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How to Get Nail Polish Off Carpet

You’re in the middle of a manicure whenbam! Your nail polish topples over and thick, glossy, bright polish begins seeping into the carpet. Although we would like to remind you that it’s not a good idea to paint your nails on an unprotected carpet or rug, time is of the essence! We don’t have time for carpet care lectures. You need to learn how to get nail polish off carpet! So pick up that bottle, grab some cleaning supplies, and forget about protecting your manicure (isn’t a stain-free carpet more important than a temporary manicure?). Read on to learn how to get nail polish off carpet.
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