Red Relief® stain removal system removes food and drink acid dye stains from carpet, including Kool-Aid
from Bane-Clene® Corp.
Pro’s Choice Red Relief 2-part stain removal system combines two powerful stain-removing solutions that attack food dyes, Kool-Aid and other stains on carpet, breaking them down for easy removal during extraction cleaning.
Features and Benefits of Red Relief:
Red Relief Stain Remover is a two-part system formulated especially for removing food and beverage dyes like Kool-Aid®.
Part “A” contains wetting agents and reducing bleach. Solution “B” contains wetting agents, solvent and water conditioner.
Storage: Protect product from freezing. Keep container closed when not in use. Store in cool area.
Shelf Life: 1 year maximum when unmixed.
Manufacturer: Pro’s Choice (CTI - Chemical Technologies, Inc.®).
Country of Manufacture: United States of America.
Precautions in Using Red Relief:
Read label directions and cautions before using.
Always test on a hidden or inconspicuous area first.
We strongly suggest that you practice on some carpet scraps to develop the technique before using the product and technique on a customer’s carpet.
Removal of some of the carpet dye is always possible in this type of system!
Do not use on natural fibers such as wool or sisal.
Always rinse after using!
Instructions and Directions for Removing Food Dye Stains from Carpet:
For removal of specific stain, use the Pro’s Choice Printed Stain Removal Guide.
Some stains may disappear over a short time on their own when Red Relief is applied without the use of the Heat Transfer Method, though this is the preferred method used by most professional cleaners to remove kool aid stains, fruit juice stains, and other hard to remove dye spots. For other hard to remove natural/organic stains like coffee, use Pro’s Choice Stain Magic!
If mostly dried or very thick, blot with alcohol first to dissolve most of the syrup.
Extraction clean (preferably with water) the spot on the carpet to remove all surface contamination.
Blot the spot as dry as possible with a dry white clean towel.
Mix equal parts of Solution A and Solution B Red Relief in a clean container or use the Red Relief Dual Chamber Sprayer Kit.
(The Pro’s Choice Red Relief Dual Chamber Sprayer Kit puts an end to mixing and measuring. Automatically blends parts “A” & “B” as a solution is dispensed.)
Apply the mixed solution to the stain liberally to wet all the stained carpet fibers.
Prepare a damp towel and wring out until moderately damp.
Cover the stain with the damp towel.
Apply steam heat to the towel for 1 - 3 minutes, using a steam iron filled with water and set at the lowest steam setting.
DO NOT SET IRON DIRECTLY ON CARPET!
Because of its low melting point, do not use an iron on olefin.
Apply the iron directly over the towel covering the stain.
Check the stain every 30 seconds. to make sure no carpet dye has been removed!
When the stain has turned to a light yellow or has disappeared, remove heat and towel.
Be alert for fibers that are not colorfast - if you see carpet color loss, discontinue the heat immediately!
Extraction rinse the treated area to remove any residue and dry thoroughly.
If a heavy spill, use Pro’s Choice Stain Blotter to prevent wicking.
IMPORTANT: Red Relief is not self-neutralizing and MUST be rinsed from carpet after treatment. Always test an inconspicuous area before using.
Usually, incomplete stain removal is the result of insufficient heating time (high temperature is not necessary but dwell time is important).
Red Relief will continue to work on stains which have penetrated dye sites even after you have rinsed the carpet clean. Because of this, you will find that if the slightest tinge of red remains following your treatment, it will disappear overnight.
The preferred type of steam iron that works best with Red Relief is an iron which has steam vents covering the ironing surface rather than one with with a single row of vents around the perimeter of the ironing surface as illustrated here.
Video: How to Remove Food Dye Stains like Kool-Aid from Nylon Carpet Using Red Relief - Presented by Bane-Clene’s Chemist, Donald Tery
Presentation at a Bane-Clene training class by Bane-Clene’s chemist on How to Remove Food Dye Stains like Kool-Aid from Nylon Carpet Using Red Relief.
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