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Hard Candy / Jell-O Removal

Hard candy and Jell-O contains water, sugars, and some dyes. Option 2 of the basic method is to be used when the dyes from the Jell-O have started to set in the carpet, and is only to be used after completing option 1.

Basic Method Option 1

  1. Apply Matrix Spot Out undiluted. Tamp and blot with a spotting brush and spotting towel.
  2. Apply Matrix Release undiluted. Tamp and blot with a spotting brush and spotting towel.
  3. Rinse with water and repeat steps 1 and 2 if needed.
  4. Apply Matrix Target Tannin Stain Remover undiluted. Tamp and blot with a spotting brush and spotting towel.
  5. Rinse with water.

Basic Method: Option 2

  1. Apply Matrix Red be Gone mixed with equal parts of solution A & B.
  2. Press a damp white spotting towel to the spot.
  3. Place steam iron at lowest steam setting on top of towel. Check towel every 10-15 seconds for color transfer. Be careful not to transfer carpet color.
  4. Once all dye is gone, rinse area with water.

Warning and Cautions: Always test material for colorfastness, follow label directions, and never mix product unless specified in the label directions. Each situation reacts differently and results may vary.

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  1. Hand Towels (12 PK)

    Hand Towels (12 PK)

    For any spotting job, you need clean, white towels. Not only do they help you do a good job, but they really impress your customers. Don't be caught without a fresh supply at your next job!
    • Sold per dozen
    • Each measures 18 x 24 inches
    • 100% cotton terry towels
  2. Nylon Spotting Brush

    Price: $9.14

    Sale: $7.77

    Nylon Spotting Brush

    This 10-inch-long spotting brush is ideal for tamping because it is constructed with short, stiff, white nylon bristles for thorough cleaning performance and durability.
    • Ideal for use on tough spots
    • Stiff nylon bristles maximize your results
    • 10 inches long
  3. Matrix® Release

    Starting at: $7.83

    Matrix® Release

    As well as being a highly effective pre-spray for heavily soiled, greasy traffic lanes, Release makes an excellent general-purpose spotter that may be mixed with solvents or water.
    • Great pre-spray and spotter
    • Removes oil and water combination stains
    • pH: 10.0–12.0
    • Safe for stain-resistant carpet
    • Variable dilutions
  4. Matrix® Spot Out Spotter

    Starting at: $6.78

    Matrix® Spot Out Spotter

    Spot out is a water-based product that removes even the most stubborn oil- and water-based stains fast, so you can get on with your cleaning.
    • All-purpose spotter
    • Removes oil- and water-based stains
    • pH: 8.8
    • Safe for stain-resistant carpet
    • Ready to use
  5. Matrix® Target Tannin Stain Remover

    Starting at: $8.57

    Matrix® Target Tannin Stain Remover

    Target is ideal for removing alkalines and tannin stains, such as coffee, tea, urine, perfume, and others. This acid-side spotter can also be used for correcting browning, dye reversal, and setting fugitive dyes. It is also excellent for removing ice melt residue.

    • Acid spotter ideal for correcting browning
    • Removes alkalines, coffee, tea, urine, and perfumes
    • pH: 0.05–1.0
    • Safe for stain-resistant carpet
    • Dilute 2–6 ounces per gallon of water
  6. Matrix® Red Be Gone

    Starting at: $14.49

    Matrix® Red Be Gone

    Red Be Gone has a unique chemistry that removes food dye stains by chemically altering their color to make them invisible.

    • Removes red food dye stains
    • Chemically alters color making spot invisible
    • pH: 7.0 (when mixed)
    • Safe for stain-resistant carpet
    • Mix equal parts A and B solutions

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