How to Remove Battery Acid from Carpet
Battery acid is very caustic and care should be taken when handling this kind of clean up. Always wear protective gear. Battery acid on carpet is generally caused by a battery that has “exploded.”
- Apply baking soda to spot to neutralize the acid. (If battery acid has had time to dry on the carpet, you must moisten the spot with water in order to neutralize the acid.) Leave baking soda on the spot for up to an hour to ensure that the acid is completely neutralized. The baking soda will have formed a paste.
- Using an extraction machine, rinse the carpet with Matrix All Fiber Rinse diluted at 6 oz per gallon of water.
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