The Dreaded Ring

betsyhacJuly 4, 2009

Having company today and quickly cleaned up a cat yack spot on my newly recovered couch w/o checking fabric content first. Spot's gone and now there's a nice big ring which I'll have to deal with later. Fabric is 51% polyester, 30% rayon, 19% cotton and has an S cleaning code. What should I do or use? Thank you!

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graywings123

My bet is that the ring is there to stay if you used a water-based cleaner.

    Bookmark   July 4, 2009 at 9:10PM
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dilly_dally

If you used water on Rayon the fabric cannot be brought back to life. Hope the spot is in a location where a pillow can be put over it.

http://www.yesteryearwicker.com/files/fabrics/cleaningcare.html

Here is a link that might be useful: Cleaning Codes

    Bookmark   July 10, 2009 at 2:44AM
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jannie

I had a ring on my sofa for years. I rubbed it with Tide To Go stain stick and it disappeared. Good luck!

    Bookmark   July 10, 2009 at 5:52PM
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izzie

I have a few spots that cat up chucked on and wasn't cleaned up real soon, I think the stomach acid took the color out! Is rather cheap light gray carpet and changed to a light, bleached looking pinkish color. I have tried everything to clean it but really the color was altered.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2009 at 1:07PM
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