Phoenix Carpet Cleaning Experts 602.252.8383
3616 W. Thomas Rd #1 Phoenix, Az 85019

Stain Removal

Sealant/Caulk (Silicone & Latex)

To block water from falling behind the fixtures in tile or porcelain, you use caulk. To successfully remove the silicone sealant from your carpet you must tend to it immediately after it has been spilled. You want to try and avoid it getting dry, because one it has been dried, the silicone sealant cannot be removed without damage to your carpet. If you are not comfortable with removing the caulk on your own, you can always contact a professional for advice. Also, always make sire to test all of the solutions used in an inconspicuous area to avoid any damage to your carpet. Here are a couple methods you can use to get these types of stains out of your carpet.

Begin by trying to loosen the caulk’s grip on the carpet by spraying it with WD-40. Once you have sprayed it, allow it to sit for about 15 minutes. Next, you will need to scrape as much of the caulk as possible. To do this you can use either a rounded spoon or razor blade. If you use the razor blade be very careful not to cut any of the carpet fibers. Then, apply some more WD-40 to the affected area to remoisten the caulk that you were unable to scrape off. Again let it sit for about 15 minutes and scraped the rest of the caulk from the carpet. Apply a detergent solution to a sponge or a clean white cloth and blot the affected area. Work the detergent solution into the area that was sprayed with WD-40 and make sure you get all the residue of the product to prevent any hard to children or animals. You can repeat this step about 2 more times just to be sure all of the WD-40 has been removed from the carpet. Lastly, you need to rinse the carpet, use another clean white cloth dip it in cold water and blot the area. After the rinsing has been done, use a clean dry towel and blot dry.

If you get to the silicone immediately after it has gotten in your carpet, follow these few easy steps. Begin by scrapping away any excess contamination. Then, apply a solvent to the affected area. Next, to emulsify the silicone, you must gently rub the solvent into the carpet fibers. Lastly, you need to use hot water extraction to rinse your carpet.


Apex Carpet Cleaning

3616 W. Thomas Rd #1

Phoenix, Az 85019


Rich Sparta

Rich Sparta

Rich Sparta has been cleaning carpets for as long as he can remember. He is a professional in the business and a well respected name in the valley. He has been running APEX carpet cleaning successfully for years now, and can definitely get your stain out.

More Posts

Follow Me:
LinkedInGoogle Plus