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    Tricks for spot cleaning carpets?

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    Does anyone have any tricks for getting unknown spots out of very light carpeting? We have these darn mystery spots that I'm not sure what they are or even where they came from.
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    Zep carpet cleaner (lowes) is awesome. If you want to try things at home... peroxide gets alot of protein based stains out. Also, hairspray and water. Oh and Fantastc Oxy, I use it for everything.
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    Folex works great for lots of mystery spots. vinegar does too.


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    I've had really good luck with Folex. I just tried it, and so far, I'm really liking it!
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    I have light tan carpet and have gotten some pretty dark spots out by using a spray foam cleaner by bissell that I got at dollar tree of all places. I spray it on let it set for a min or so and scrub with a damp sponge mop.


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    Folex. The ONLY thing it hasn't taken out for me was permanent marker(and it did lighten it quite a bit). It has taken out blood, motor oil, rust, boot polish, crayon...
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    Can I get the Folex at any grocery store? I've never heard of it but I'm willing to try anything at this point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Krisha View Post
    Can I get the Folex at any grocery store? I've never heard of it but I'm willing to try anything at this point.
    I have seen it at Kmart and Walmart. it comes in a white spray bottle with purple writing on the label. I think a bottle runs about $3.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Krisha View Post
    Can I get the Folex at any grocery store? I've never heard of it but I'm willing to try anything at this point.
    i've gotten it at Wal-Mart, lowes, home depot, i can't remember if i have seen it at a grocery store or not. I would also try vinegar too if you can't find Folex. it won't smell like vinegar forever once it dries the smell goes away.


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    ....windex, no kidding, works amazingly, my dad uses it all the time.
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