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How to Remove Stains

How to Remove Stains

There are three basic methods of remov­ing stains and the one you choose de­pends on the article stained, on the fabric stained and on the stain itself. Method 1 (dry-cleaning) This method can be used to remove stains from carpets (but not rubber-latexed or foam-backed) and fitted up­holstery as well as from loose fabrics. Test […]

How to Penetrate Stains

How to Penetrate Stains

For raw wood, especially hardwoods, the penetrating stains or dyes are a better bet than pigmented stains. They are most commonly found on the market in an oil (naphtha) medium, whose solvent is white spirit. They are absorbed more evenly because they penetrate deeper into the wood, but, because of their penetration, it is more […]