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Discussion in 'General Automotive Chat' started by S80DDE, Feb 26, 2010.

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    [Feb 26, 2010]
    i have a nice muddy footprint on the carpet in my left footwell, ne ideas on how best to remove it without damaging the material. i drive 56 S3 by the way. thanks in advance
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    [Feb 28, 2010]
    Cleaned my A3s carpet yesterday with some hot water with a few drops of Fairy in it, with a clean rag. Just make sure you don't over wet it because mine took ages to dry. I think I might hire a wet vac to do mine cos it's still not completely clean.
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    The most common advanced carpet cleaning technique is often known as steam cleaning, also known as hot water extraction. Steam is not actually used, hot water is. Steam may actually breakdown the carpet and can cause it to contract. Hot water extraction employs hot water and combines it with a formula that is placed on the carpet by using a sprayer.
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    [Oct 10, 2012]
    wait for it to dry completely and use a nail brush or scrubbing brush or similar and dry scrub and hoover at the same time, sucking the dust up as you go and you should remove 99% of it.
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    [Oct 10, 2012]
    So the steam that comes our of my steam cleaner isnt really steam then.Its hot water.Thanks for that.Got any more 'steamy' pics like your avatar??? Now that WOULD be useful!!
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    [Oct 11, 2012]
    hmm ? i dont think so ?
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    [Oct 11, 2012]
    really, worked for me????
    suppose it does depend on the soiling i suppose!
    but i would try the dry method i suggested first before using any sort of wet treatment or chemicals on it!
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    [Oct 11, 2012]
    hmm ok ok
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    [Oct 11, 2012]
    I keep mats on the mats,so the real mats dont get dirty
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    [Oct 12, 2012]
    is that effective?
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