Daughter spilled detergent, What To Do?

jannieSeptember 26, 2013

My 25 YO recent college grad managed to spill liquid laundry detergent on the family room rug. I tried wetting it and blotting with a towel but there is a six inch across blue circle that remains. Any suggestions? Should I keep adding water and blotting? Might alcohol or vinegar help?

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If it were me I would call a carpet cleaning company. That would be much cheaper than replacing the carpet. There is oil in most cleaners that dust will cling to. I had a whiskey sour spilled on my carpet and I should have called a cleaner. No matter how many times I cleaned the spot the dust stuck to that sugary spot and was visible.

    Bookmark   September 26, 2013 at 12:56PM
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