The Stain Solution: Ink Markers

Posted on 10/6/2016 by BISSELL Rental
Categories: Carpet Cleaning, DIY Cleaning Hacks, How to Clean Carpets, Rental
Need a solution for tough Ink Marker Stains? Click here for BISSELL Rental's top recommendations for each type of ink stain.

With school back in session, the changes of a stain on your carpet from an ink pen or marker are increased, especially if your kids love to stretch out on the floor and do their homework.

But, you don't have to banish your kids from you carpeted rooms when they have pens or markers in hand. Instead, just be prepared in case an accident happens. Purchase the right carpet cleaning formulas and pretreatments and keep them handy so you can take action as soon as a stain occurs.

Choose A Spot Cleaner To Remove Carpet Stains

Choosing the right type of pretreatment or spot cleaner can be tricky. The goal is to select the one that has been formulated with the right chemistry to get rid of a specific type of stain.

Here's the best carpet cleaning formulas for each type of ink or marker stain:


Rent A Carpet Cleaner To Deep Clean!

Of course, no matter what type of stain remover you use, the process is still the same. Make sure to spray the stain generously with the formula and work it in with light strokes, moving from the edge of the stain to the center. Be very careful not to apply too much pressure--you may push the stain further into the carpet fibers. When you reach the center of the stain, gently pinch in an upward motion. For particularly tough stains, you may want to let the formula sit for a few minutes first.

If the stain persists, you may want to use a deep carpet cleaner. After you let the formula sit and work on the stain, go over the area using the deep cleaner as you normally would. Making one backward wet pass and one forward wet pass and the same backward and forward dry pass.

Put decades of smart chemistry to work on your next ink stain with BISSELL Rental cleaning formulas.
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