Written by Stacey Kelleher.


When spills and stains show up, forget about calling in the professionals. No need to spend hours of scrubbing stains when you've got the best carpet stain remover for the job.

Make quick work of unsightly spots and smells with the best natural carpet stain remover and carpet shampoo.

Make Vacuuming Part of Your Regular Routine

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There's a reason it's recommended to vacuum before shampooing a carpet: When dirt, dust, and grime get wet, they create a huge mess. 

1. Focus on Specific Areas 

For high-traffic areas, break the vacuum out at least once per week (more often if you own pets).

2. Vacuum Slowly 

Pushing your vacuum too quickly means that its spinning brush and air suction won’t pick up as much debris. Use overlapping passes and count to 3 for each forward and backward stroke. 

3. Pick the Best Vacuum for Your Needs

Before buying a new vacuum, check out its functions and reviews. You probably don’t need the most elaborate option: If you take good care of it, your machine should stay operational for years. 

Tackle Fresh Stains When They Happen

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The best way to remove stains? Acting quickly. The longer spills sit, the tougher they are to erase. 

1. Remove as Much as Possible 

For thick/chunky spills, remove any mess on the surface with a spoon/spatula. Gently lifting the mess away will help you avoid rubbing it deeper into carpeting. 

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2. Dilute and Blot!

If the stain is fresh, dilute it with warm water. Because scrubbing will push the spill deeper into the carpet fibers of the carpet (and even cause damage), grab a dry, clean microfiber cloth. Blot gently yet firmly to lift stains out of the carpet. Continue blotting until the cloth doesn't pick up any more color.

If you’ve tried the steps above and the blotch simply won’t budge, it's time for the best carpet stain remover. 

Break out Your Puracy Carpet Stain Remover

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From blood to berries to wine to grass, Puracy Stain Remover is a powerful enzymatic cleaner that targets thousands of stains and odors from area rugs to wall-to-wall carpeting. We use 6 plant based enzymes (our closest competitor only uses 3) to break down stains until they’re completely gone. 

Even better, this 99.96% natural carpet stain cleaner does it without damaging the color and texture of your carpets, clothing, linens, upholstery, and other washable fabrics.

Pro Tip: For urine stains (and other stains caused by bodily fluids), we recommend using Puracy Pet Stain and Odor Remover.

How to Spot Treat with The Best Carpet Stain Remover

The directions for our Natural Stain Remover depend on what caused the spot:

For General Stains

For run-of-the-mill messes, spray the soiled area with Puracy Natural Stain Remover and wait at least 15 minutes. The longer the spray sits, the better your results.

Note: Only leave this stain remover on wool and silk for a maximum of one hour.

For Tough Stains

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For tougher stains (like tomato sauce and wine), spray this natural stain remover on the area and let it sit for at least eight hours. Next, gently agitate loosened dirt with a paintbrush or other soft-bristled brush.

Help the stain remover work its magic by placing a heavy skillet, brick, or book in a sturdy plastic bag, then laying it on top of the soiled area. Use a quality plastic bag: Cheaper options puncture easily and the ink is notoriously weak when exposed to moisture. 

Rinse the Affected Area

After pre-treatment, move on to rinsing. If you have a carpet cleaning machine, fill the canister with warm water and use according to manufacturer instructions. If you don’t have a carpet cleaning machine, you can do it by hand.

How to Clean a Carpet By Hand 

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For area rugs, check the care instructions before putting them into the washing machine. These should be laundered in the warmest water that their fabrics will allow.

For larger carpets, fill a bowl with warm water. Saturate a clean cloth with water and press into the stain, blotting it with light pressure. Rinse the cloth with fresh water and repeat the process until the stain remover (and the stain) is lifted from the carpet. 

How to Use Puracy Natural Carpet & Upholstery Shampoo 

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If you’ve followed the above instructions and realize that you need to clean a much larger area, don’t worry: Puracy Carpet & Upholstery Shampoo rapidly removes the most stubborn stains, soils, and odors from carpets and upholstered surfaces.

Like our Stain Remover, its plant-based enzymes break down tough stains without damaging fibers or changing the color and quality of upholstery.

First, dilute the concentrated Puracy Natural Carpet Shampoo by adding 1 oz. of cleaner to 100 oz. of water for an eco friendly carpet cleaning solution.

Using a Carpet Cleaning Machine

For machine-cleaning, fill the removable tank with your diluted carpet shampoo solution. Shake the tank before reattaching and shampooing your carpets (or use an attachment to clean other upholstered surfaces).

After cleaning, fill the tank with clean water and complete another cleaning cycle to remove all of the remaining cleaner and stain particles.

Pro Tip: We highly recommend investing in a carpet cleaning machine. If you don't want to purchase one, most hardware stores offer affordable hourly rentals.

How to Shampoo Carpets by Hand 

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Soak a clean microfiber cloth in your cleaning solution and gently blot (don’t scrub!) affected areas of your carpet. Using a second clean cloth and warm water, blot the area to pick up remaining shampoo. Repeat until there’s no more foam and the stain and/or odor are gone. Finally, use a dry microfiber cloth to blot up any excess moisture.

Say Goodbye to Life’s Little (and Big) Messes 

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Puracy products are formulated by teams of PhD chemists and doctors and trusted by millions of families. With our Natural Stain Remover and Carpet Shampoo, you're getting the best natural carpet cleaner duo anywhere. Minimal work, maximum results!