In Santa Cruz we may go through one or two quarts of a one part 'red dye" remover a year. Dye stains are so rare that "Sorry Mam, it's permanent" works fine.
Now over here in NV, although the bulk of my work is for retired folks who don't drink KoolAid or eat Otter Pops, I'm attracting a certain element from my Facebook campaigns and if this military Housing contract goes through, I'm going to need to brush up on my synthetic dye removal techniques.
What other tips do you have?
- Do the one part products work if, like peroxide on organics, you apply upon arrival and let dwell?
- Or is dry steam/heat almost always needed?
- Are wall paper steamers still the way to go or has something newer and easier now available?
- Are the new Poly's any easier to remove stains from?
- Is covering the stain with plastic and letting dwell a safer alternative with the One Parts?
- If so, will a return visit be needed to rinse the solution away.
- When you turn a red stain yellow in the removal process, whats better to rinse with, acid or alkaline?
This job yesterday was the most extreme food dye job I've seen in 30 years. I'm sure many of you have seen worse, but I've never been an apartment hack per say..
Just after pre vacuuming..
Half way through
Found on the side of the house/rental. Maybe I should go back and grab a few yards for testing..