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Oct 03 2017
5 months ago
1:28 PM MST

Angela’s Best Friend In A Bottle (Say Goodbye To Carpet Stains)

Oct 03, 2017 @ 1:28 PM MST
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Hey y’all! It’s Angela, one of Collin’s Sidekicks!

My teenage daughter is a crafter, painter, DIYer, and with that comes lots of MESSES! Not to mention her love of makeup, nail polish and glitter, which often spells disaster for her bedroom carpet.

About ten years ago, a friend introduced me to Folex Instant Carpet Spot Remover and I haven’t looked back. If you have pets, little kids, big kids, a messy spouse, and as a result have stubborn carpet stains, then this spot remover will be your new BFF!

Now, let me preface this glowing review to say I completely understand there are probably more natural alternatives out there, however, this is what works best for me. Folex is non-toxic, non-irritating to normal skin, non-flammable, contains no solvents of any kind, it is odor free, and is CFC and Petroleum free. It’s also non-magnetic, so the stain won’t reappear after you’ve removed it.

All you have to do is spray the spot a couple of times with Folex, then use your fingers (or wear gloves if you want), and rub the liquid into your stain. Then take a rag or an old towel – just be sure to choose something that won’t bleed color, and rub the stain several times. I kid you not, it disappears like magic!

Please note, with any carpet cleaners it’s always wise to test a small hidden area of your carpet to be sure that it does not discolor it in any way.

As you can see from the photos above, I was able to quickly get out the blue paint stains from our carpet in no time at all (the darker area is just the shadow from a bed, not a stain 😉).

I typically buy a 36oz spray bottle of Folex from Home Depot for around $5.78, and trust me, a little goes a long way!

It’s such a life saver with pet accidents too – like when your cat is on the tile, then is about to get sick and runs to the carpet to puke, gee thanks cat! 🐱

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