Remove Tar from Carpet
Yes you can remove tar from carpet. It is a difficult stain but when you know the best way to clean carpet you can get it out.
You should always protect your carpets by placing doormats at each entry door. This will stop most of the dirt that would get onto your carpet. Always wipe your feet before coming inside.
Regular vacuuming every week will keep your carpet looking good. Clean up all spills immediately. Have your carpets steam cleaned at least once a year.
Keeping your carpet clean, will extend its life. Dirt grinds the fibers and causes it to wear out quicker. you can clean a tar stain with rubbing alcohol, which you can purchase at a drugstore.
You can also try glycerin which you can also purchase at a drugstore. Rub it into the stain, and wait about one hour.
Use paper towels to remove the stain.It may take several tries to get it out.
Finish up with a little warm water and dishwashing liquid. Use a little on the stain and blott it with a paper towel. Rinse with clean water. Dry with paper towels.
Clean greasy stains and spills
Cover the stain with baking soda. Brush it into the carpet and leave it overnight. Vacuum it up the next day.
Cleaning stains as soon as you see them, makes a difference in getting the stain out. If the stain has time to set in, it will make it more difficult to get out.
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