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PLEASE HELP - oil spilt on new carpet

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WorkingMummyNow · 15/05/2008 18:15

DD has managed to open our tin of 3 in 1 oil and spill it on our lovely brand new carpet. I'm so depressed I can't even think straight about how best to get it off.
Please help!!

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kittywise · 15/05/2008 18:16

How about using brown paper, blotting paper etc to soak as much up as you can?

WorkingMummyNow · 15/05/2008 18:18

trouble is, it's all soaked in to the carpet , leaving oil stains

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NotABanana · 15/05/2008 18:22

What kind of oil is it? Engine, food, etc?

WorkingMummyNow · 15/05/2008 18:50

3 in 1 oil - the kind of oil you use for wheels of bicycle

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Legoleia · 15/05/2008 18:53

What about washing up liquid, or shampoo or anything that claims to cut through grease, then keep blotting with towel or something (try the things that don't stain, first!

Legoleia · 15/05/2008 18:53

ooh, ooh, cat litter to soak up?

kittywise · 15/05/2008 18:54

try this

NotABanana · 15/05/2008 18:55

Fats, grease and oil

First, using an iron, blot up as much as possible. Treat with Stain remover such as Mykal De-Solv-It or carpet devils no 1 followed by shampooing.

WorkingMummyNow · 15/05/2008 19:17

Thanks for all the tips. Feel better that there is hope for carpet.
Unfortunately, am settling dd at moment (MNetting outside her room where she can see me as she drifts off to sleep), so can't tackle the stains until she's down.

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