Hi, i have a lily pollen stain on my carpet, after my son knocked over some
flowers this morning. I tried rubbing it out but it went worst, i also tried
steaming it. anyone have any advice?
Mmmmmmmmmmmm pollen, my favorite.
Pollen seems to act a lot like toner, which needs to be handled DRY. No
water, soap, spray...
With a new bag in the vac, give it a few passes. If you have a canister, use
the end of the hose, without an attachment.
Do not rub with a cloth, but brush with a brush of appropriate texture for
your carpet. (Don't use your wire BBQ brush on the wool, and then blame me).
Brush toward the center of the stain, to avoid making the stain bigger.
This will not come out quickly, try not to think about it inbetween
Also, please note that did not show any bias against any race, religion,
sex, age, or political party.
I am biased against the use of any moisture when cleaning pollen.
: Hi, i have a lily pollen stain on my carpet, after my son knocked over
: flowers this morning. I tried rubbing it out but it went worst, i also
: steaming it. anyone have any advice?
On Sat, 18 Oct 2003 13:51:36 +0000 (UTC), "Ryan Wain"
A shop vac will usually remove most dry powders, or you can use the
crevice attachment to a regular vacuum cleaner. Then use a moist
cleaning powder per manufacturer's directions (I use "Resolve" with
99% success in removing carpet stains.)
Bees will remove pollen if shown where it is. You could paint a large
lily on your carpet and play a CD of lily sounds, but it's easier to
pour half a jar of honey on the stain and use the other half to make a
trail of honey out to your front walk or the nearest apiary.
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Again, peroxide will try to hide the stain but not treat it. So try using
acetic acid (pickling vinegar will substitute) and then flushing through
before drying as much as possible. Then try peroxide for any residue.
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