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ICAN/ATEX: What is the best way to get rid of salt residue on carpet?

April 12, 2013
KEYWORDS carpet / cleaning / mats / salt / water
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Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.

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Any advice on how to take salt residue off the carpets and mats?

Friday’s Answer:

Salt dissolves readily in water.

The mats can be hung over a rack and hosed down until the water runs clear.

Vacuum them or let them drip dry.

The carpets will need hot water rinse extraction. Use enough rinse and vac passes to dissolve the salt and remove … - Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor

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