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 Post subject: stains on the carpet
PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:19 pm 
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I've oil stains on the carpet. Magura oil & chain oil, both types wet & dry oil. And good ideas how to clean up the carpet to a reasonable condition so at least it looks normalish. A carpet cleaning company ??


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:22 pm 
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put the settee over it?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:27 pm 
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sorry got no settee :oops: only got two tables and two office computer chairs. plus the stain are near the middle of the room. can't miss them. plus on the landing black spots were oil dripped of the chain. :(


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 Post subject: Re: stains on the carpet
PostPosted: Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:50 pm 
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tintin40 wrote:
I've oil stains on the carpet. Magura oil & chain oil, both types wet & dry oil. And good ideas how to clean up the carpet to a reasonable condition so at least it looks normalish. A carpet cleaning company ??


lol, you clearly got over zealous with the pumping on those levers.

BUY a sofa...I'll help you by buying a trimble and getting your funding underway :D


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I always blame the cat for stains and marks on the carpet, beauty of this is

A.. Cat takes the fall for me 8)
B.. I get to kick the cat 8) 8)


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ikea do a nice range of rugs :D alternatively stain devils do a grease one .... http://www.acdoco.co.uk/stainclinic/stain-chart.asp

don't know how bad your stains are though.


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bit of fairy liquid well rubbed in and plenty of water?


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exbiker wrote:
I always blame the cat for stains and marks on the carpet, beauty of this is

A.. Cat takes the fall for me 8)
B.. I get to kick the cat 8) 8)


I'm a cat louver :D (and i love pussy too :lol: ) sorry couldn't resist :oops:


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The Ken wrote:
ikea do a nice range of rugs :D alternatively stain devils do a grease one .... http://www.acdoco.co.uk/stainclinic/stain-chart.asp

don't know how bad your stains are though.


one or two are bad. the size of a wheel :oops: i changed an inner-tube and it left a perfect print then i tried to clean it with degreaser. :(
I'll try the link :D


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orange71 wrote:
bit of fairy liquid well rubbed in and plenty of water?


I'll try that too. Try any thing just got to get it clean :(


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