Apparel/Fabric

Strong alkalies may cause permanent damage. Promptly rinse or sponge spot with cold water. If the color has been altered or to prevent an alternation in color, neutralize the spot by applying white vinegar or lemon juice to it.

CAUTIONS:

  • Always read the care label before trying any stain removal method. Do not use any products or procedures prohibited by the care label.
  • Always pretest each cleaning agent on an inconspicuous area first to determine colorfastness.

Carpet

Blended Fibers, Hemp, Jute, Natural Fibers, Synthetic Fibers, Wool

Sponge stain immediately with cool water. If stain persists, continue to sponge with cool water, flushing out all traces of the stain. If the color has been altered, or to prevent fading or bleeding, neutralize the spot with a few drops of a mild acid such as lemon juice, or white vinegar. Sponge thoroughly with cool water. Blot to remove all excess moisture. Allow to dry.

NOTE: Silk and wool fibers are weakened and sometimes destroyed by alkalies such as ammonia, so be especially prompt in treatment.

CAUTIONS:

  • Always pretest each cleaning agent on an inconspicuous area first to determine colorfastness.
  • Vinegar should be diluted with 2 parts water to 1 part vinegar if used on cotton or linen.

Hard Surface Floors

Brick, Concrete, Stone/masonry

Scrub with a strong solution of Washing (sal) Soda or detergent and water. Rinse well and dry.

NOTE: Never use soap on these surfaces. It leaves a scum that is almost impossible to remove.

Resilient, Wood

Rinse well with a sponge dipped in cool water. Wipe dry with a clean, soft cloth. Also, baking soda applied with a damp cloth should cut soap film.

Wood (Oiled, Stained, Varnished, Waxed)

Wipe area with a sponge dipped in cool water then wrung out until damp. Make sure not to spread the stain. Wipe dry with a soft cloth. Polish or wax immediately to prevent wood damage.

Furniture

Aluminum, Bamboo, Cane, Fiberglass, Vinyl, Wicker

Scrub with a strong solution of detergent and water. Rinse well and dry.

NOTE: Never use soap on these surfaces. It leaves a scum that is almost impossible to remove. 

Wood

Ammonia may dissolve wood finishes. Work quickly. With a sponge dipped in cool water then wrung out until damp, wipe the area making sure not to spread the stain. Wipe dry with a soft cloth. Polish or wax immediately to prevent wood damage.

Upholstered Furniture

Blended Fibers, Natural Fibers, Synthetic Fibers, Wool

  1. Immediately sponge the stain with cool water until all traces of ammonia are gone.
  2. To prevent fading or bleeding, neutralize the stain by applying a couple of drops of a mild acid such as lemon juice or white vinegar. Sponge thoroughly again with cool water to remove the traces of acid. Blot thoroughly and allow to dry.

CAUTIONS:

  • Always pretest each cleaning agent on an inconspicuous area first to determine colorfastness.
  • Overwetting with water may cause the finish on the upholstery fabric to migrate and thus leave a circle in the treated area.
  • Vinegar should be diluted with 2 parts water to 1 part vinegar if used on cotton or linen.

Leather

Mix dishwashing detergent in hot water and swish to make a great volume of suds. Dip a cloth in only the foam and gently wipe away any ammonia or soap residue. Rinse with a clean dry cloth. Dry away from heat. Apply a commercial leather conditioner to return the softness and luster to the surface.

Walls And Ceilings

Acoustical Tile, Dry Wall/gypsum Board, Glass, Mirror, Plastic, Paper, Tile, Wood

Rinse well with a sponge dipped in cool water. Wipe dry with a clean, soft cloth. Also, baking soda applied with a damp cloth should cut soap film.

NOTE: Treat spills on wallpaper immediately. Alkalies can dissolve adhesive behind paper. When wiping wallpaper, always use overlapping strokes to avoid streaking. Pat dry.

Leather Or Suede Paper

Mix dishwashing detergent in hot water and swish to make a great volume of suds. Dip a cloth in only the foam and gently wipe away any ammonia or soap residue. Rinse with a clean dry cloth. Dry away from heat. To leather, apply a commercial leather conditioner to return the softness and I uster to the surface.

Wood (Stained), Paneling (Stained)

Wipe the area with a sponge dipped in cool water then wrung out until damp. Make sure not to spread the stain. Wipe dry with a soft cloth. Polish or wax immediately to prevent wood damage.

Metals

Acrylic Plastic, Alabaster, Ceramic Glass, Fiberglass, Grout, Ivory, Jade

Rinse well with a sponge dipped in cool water. Wipe dry with a clean soft cloth. Also, baking soda appl ied with a damp cloth should cut soap film.

Aluminum, Brass, Brass Plate, Bronze, Copper, Chromium, Gold, Pewter, Stainless Steel, Tin

Rinse well with a sponge dipped in cool water. Wipe dry with a clean soft cloth. Also, baking soda applied with a damp cloth should cut soap film.

Other/interior

Kitchen/bathroom Cabinets - Wood

Ammonia may dissolve wood finishes. Work quickly. With a sponge dipped in cool water then wrung out until damp, wipe the area making sure not to spread the stain. Wipe dry with a soft cloth. Polish or wax immediately to prevent wood damage.

Exterior Surfaces

Foundations

Brick, Concrete, Cement, Stone

Scrub with a strong solution of Washing (sal) Soda or detergent and water. Rinse well and dry.

CAUTIONS:

  • Never use soap on these surfaces. It leaves a scum that is almost impossible to remove.
  • Be sure to store and dispose of products/cans!containers as recommended. Keep out of reach of children.

Porches, Decks, Patios

Asphalt, Brick, Concrete, Stone

Scrub with a strong solution of Washing (sal) Soda or detergent and water. Rinse well and dry.

CAUTIONS:

  • Never use soap on these surfaces. It leaves a scum that is almost impossible to remove.
  • Be careful any time a commercial product or combination of cleaning supplies are used. 
  • Be sure to store and dispose of products/canslcontainers as recommended. Keep out of reach of children.

Wood (Painted)

Rinse well with a sponge dipped in cool water. Wipe dry with a clean, soft cloth. Also, baking soda applied with a damp cloth should cut soap film.

Wood (Stained)

Ammonia may dissolve wood finishes so work quickly. Dip a sponge in cool water, wring out until damp, and then wipe the area making sure not to spread the stain. Wipe dry with a soft cloth.

CAUTIONS: 

  • Be careful any time a commercial product or combination of cleaning supplies are used.
  • Be sure to store and dispose of products/cans/containers as recommended. Keep out of reach of chi Idren.

Siding/Walls

Aluminum, Vinyl, Wood (Painted)

Rinse well with a sponge dipped in cool water. Wipe dry with a clean, soft cloth. Also, baking soda applied with a damp cloth should cut soap film. STONE, STUCCO Scrub with a strong solution of Washing (sal) Soda or detergent and water. Rinse well and dry.

CAUTIONS:

  • Never use soap on these surfaces. It leaves a scum that is almost impossible to remove.
  • Be careful any time a commercial product or combination of cleaning supplies are used.
  • Be sure to store and dispose of products/canslcontainers as recommended. Keep out of reach of children.

Wood (Stained)

Ammonia may dissolve wood fi.nishes so work quickly. Dip a sponge dipped in cool water, wring out until damp, and then wipe the area making sure not to spread the stain. Wipe dry with a soft cloth.

CAUTIONS: 

  • Be careful any time a commercial product or combination of cleaning supplies are used.
  • Be sure to store and dispose of products/cans/containers as recommended. Keep out of reach of children.