care-and-maintenance

Care & Maintenance

Type of Treatment

  • Add colt water and blot
  • Detergent solution or WoolClean Dry Spot Remoe #1
  • Methylated mineral spirits, turpentine, or WoolClean Dry Spot Remover #2
  • Chill with aerosol freezing agent or ice cubes in a plastic bag. Pick or scrape off gum.
  • Warm Water
  • Clean nail polish remover (preferably acetone)
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Rust Remover
  • Absorbent powder (e.g., salt, talc, or Absorb-It™)
  • Absorbent cleaner (Host®, Capture®, or Dri-Matic®
Spot Order of Treatment
Step 1 Step 2 Step 3
Alcoholic Beverages 1 2 -
Bleach 1 2 -
Blood 1 2 -
Butter 3 2 -
Candle Wax** - - -
Chewing Gum 4 3 -
Chocolate 2 3 -
Coffee 1 2 3
Colas and Soft Drinks 1 2 -
Cooking Oils 4 2 -
Cream 2 3 -
Egg 2 - -
Floor Wax 3 2 -
Fruit Juice 1 2 -
Furniture Polish 3 2 -
Gravy and Sauces 5 2 3
Ink (Fountain Pen) 1 2 -
Ink (Ball Point) 4 7 2
Ink (Felt Tip) 5 2 6

** Absorbent paper and hot iron
* Repeat step 2

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