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How Do You Remove Feces Stain

Summary

    – Removing Feces Stain from Leather

    – Removing Feces Stain from Fabric or Clothing

    – Removing feces stain from wood

    – Removing an excrement stain from a floor or a wall

    – Removing feces stain from smooth flooring

    – Removing feces stain from metal

    – Removing feces stain from stone

    – List of detergents for cleaning feces stains

 

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Feces stains are an inconvenience faced by the parents of a newborn or the owners of a young puppy.

Here’s how to remove feces stain depending on the type of stained surface.

Removing Feces Stain from Leather

To remove feces stain from leather, wait until the stain is dry, then:

    – Dip a rag directly into a bottle of ammonia.

    – Rub until the stain is gone.

Other effective detergents: hydrogen peroxide, spirit vinegar.

On suede

    – Mix make-up remover with ammonia.

    – Apply this mixture to the stain with a cloth.

On nubuck

Rub the stain with a cloth soaked in cleansing milk with ammonia.

Removing feces stain from fabric or clothing

Feces stain on clothing is a fairly common occurrence in the lives of young parents. Here is how to remove it depending on the type of fabric.

On a synthetic fabric

    – Dip the stained fabric in a bath of Marseille soap.

    – If there are still traces, dab a handkerchief moistened with ammonia.

    – Clean in the washing machine.

On cotton

    – If the cotton is white: rub the stain with a cloth moistened with hydrogen peroxide.

    – If the cotton is colored:

        ◦ Immerse the cotton in a basin of water and Marseille soap for a few minutes.

        ◦ If the stain is embedded, rub it with a wadded cloth soaked in ammonia.

    – Place the cotton cloth in the washing machine.

On jeans

    – Place the jeans in a bath of water and Marseille soap.

    – Let it soak for a few minutes.

    – If the stain is still there, polish with a brush soaked in ammonia.

    – Put the jeans in the machine.

On linen

    – Prepare a mixture of water and Marseille soap.

    – Put the linen in the mixture for a few minutes.

    – If any residue remains, apply a little ammonia with a cloth.

On silk, satin, or velvet

Rub the stain with a cloth soaked in diluted sodium percarbonate.

On wool

    – Mix water and spirit vinegar.

    – Dab the stain with a cloth soaked in the mixture.

    – Put the garment in the washing machine.

On goat or sheep hair or skin

    – Rub the stain with a cloth soaked in diluted spirit vinegar.

    – Wash with clear water.

On natural fur

    – Sprinkle the stain with talcum powder and ammonia.

    – Let it act for a few moments.

    – Brush.

On synthetic fur

    – Rub the stain with a cotton ball soaked in diluted spirit vinegar.

    – Brush with a wet brush.

On waxed canvas

    – Pick up the stain with a paper towel.

    – Clean the stained area with a sponge, liquid soap, and a few drops of ammonia.

    – Wash with clean water.

Cleaning Feces Stain on Wood

Feces stain leaves a mark deep in the wood. Therefore, it will sometimes be necessary to rub the wood with sandpaper to remove the stain.

On white wood

    – Wipe the surface of the stain with a cloth.

    – Then rub with a cloth soaked in soap and water.

    – If there are still traces, apply sandpaper.

    – Vacuum to remove sawdust.

On waxed wood

    – Scrape the dirt off the surface with a knife.

    – Then polish with a cloth soaked in soap and water.

    – Finish this treatment with a steel wool brush.

    – Vacuum the residues.

    – Wax and polish.

On painted wood

    – Remove excess with a spatula.

    – Rub the remainder with a cotton pad moistened with soapy water.

    – The stain resists? Gum up the last traces with glass wool.

    – To remove the dust, vacuum.

On teak

    – Remove the top part with a spoon.

    – Soap the rest.

    – If there are still traces, rub with glass wool.

    – Vacuum.

Removing feces stain from a floor or wall

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Ammonia is often used to clean feces stain on a floor or wall. Take precautions when handling this product: wear gloves and avoid breathing the fumes.

On natural fibers (sea rush, jute, coir)

    – Apply a cloth soaked in warm water to the stain.

    – Then dab a cotton ball containing ammonia.

Another effective detergent: hydrogen peroxide.

On sisal

Rub the stain with a dry stain remover.

On carpet

    – Rub the stain with an abrasive sponge.

    – Apply a cloth soaked in ammonia.

    – Sponge.

    – Heat with a hairdryer.

Another effective detergent is white vinegar.

On lino

    – Remove excess with a scraper.

    – Soak a cloth in a mixture of liquid soap and ammonia (a few drops).

    – Apply the cloth to the stain.

    – Sponge.

On tiles

    – Rub the stain with a sponge moistened with black soap diluted in cold water.

    – Don’t forget to rinse!

On cement or concrete

Rub the stain with a cloth soaked in liquid scouring powder.

On terracotta or brick

To remove feces stain from a terracotta or brick floor, rub with a damp abrasive sponge.

Another effective detergent is hydrochloric acid (rinsing required).

On wallpaper

    – Dab the stain with a cotton swab dipped in 28% ammonia.

    – Squeeze a wet cotton ball to loosen the detergent.

    – If this treatment is ineffective, change the wallpaper.

Removing an excrement stain from a smooth floor

Removing feces stain from a smooth floor is relatively easy.

On plastic or rubber

    – Scrub with the abrasive side of the sponge to remove the surface stain.

    – Mix warm water, soap, and a few drops of bleach.

    – Apply this detergent to the stain with a clean cloth.

    – Wipe with a damp sponge.

    – Rub with an absorbent cloth to dry.

On glass or crystal

    – Place the glass under a tap of hot water.

    – Add dishwashing liquid and scrub.

On ceramic, earthenware, or porcelain

Rub the stain with a cloth soaked in hydrogen peroxide.

On enamel

    – Rub the stain with a cloth containing ammonia diluted in dishwashing liquid.

    – Rinse.

Cleaning feces stain on metal.

Here’s how to remove feces stain from metal, whether stainless steel, copper, or brass.

On stainless steel

    – Soap with a bit of elbow grease until it disappears completely.

    – Dilute baking soda.

    – Apply this solution to the treated area with a sponge.

On copper

    – Rub the stain with a cloth moistened with diluted oxalic acid.

    – Soap.

    – Wash with warm water.

    – Polish.

On brass

    – Leave a paste made of salt, flour, and vinegar for two hours.

    – Rub with a sponge.

    – Use a chamois to polish the brass.

Removing feces stain from stone

To clean feces stain from stone:

    – Remove the top of the stain with a spoon.

    – Mix scouring powder and ammonia.

    – Brush the stain with this solution.

    – Sponge.

On marble

    – Mix polishing powder with a bit of ammonia.

    – Apply this paste to the stain.

    – Rinse.

On stoneware

Rub the stain with scouring powder and baking soda on a clean cloth.

On granite

Scrub the stain with a mop of water and black soap.

List of detergents to clean excrement stains

Ammonia $1.50/liter
Mild eye makeup remover $2/250 ml
Hydrogen Peroxide $6/liter
Alcohol vinegar $1/liter
Soap $1/piece
Liquid black soap $1/bag 30 g
Bottle of sodium perborate $5/500 g
Baby powder $3/300 g
Sandpaper $0.50/sheet
Steel wool/iron wool brushes $2
Hydrochloric acid $1/liter
Dry shampoo for carpets and rugs $7/750 ml
Cans of bleach $1.50/2 liters
Baking soda $3/300 g
Oxalic acid (sorrel salt) $12/750 g
Scouring powder $1/kg
Bag of wheat flour $1/kg
Table salt $4/200 g
Bottle of polishing powder $16/125 ml

Note: prices are given as an indication.

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