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Toothpaste. Tips to remove Toothpaste stains on carpets

Every home has some type of toothpaste that is used, and when it is dropped on the carpeting it can cause quit an unsightly stain. You can work out a toothpaste stain using these methods:

Use a butter knife or similar flat hard item to scrape away as much of the excess toothpaste as you can. You can use a paper towel and wipe up the toothpaste that is on the top of the carpet so you can work on the stain itself.

Use a mixture of one cup of water and three tablespoons of ammonia to spray on the stain and dab up the moisture. The ammonia will work on the stain pulling out the coloring leaving it on your paper towel. Continue as long as you are bringing coloring up from the toothpaste.

If you still have a stain that was not brought out when using the ammonia use a spray mixture of a cup of water and a tablespoon of clear dish liquid. Spray this on the toothpaste stain and dab up with a paper towel. Continue until the stain is gone or until you are not bringing up any further toothpaste stain.

Rinse the carpeting using a spray of clear warm water and blot up the moisture. This will bring out the suds from the soap while loosening more toothpaste in the carpeting.

Let the area dry for about an hour or so, and then review the toothpaste stain again.

If you have additional stain from the toothpaste, spray the area with peroxide and dab up with a paper towel, then re-spray and let this sit for about half an hour. Re-spray the area again and dab at the stain with a clean cloth. Repeat as needed until the stain is entirely gone.

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