How do I clean pen ink from my carpet?

A blue pen leaked on our beige carpet, and we’ve not been able to get it out. We’ve tried various solutions including getting a professional cleaner to try, but although the stain has faded, it’s still very definitely there. Is there anything we can do to get rid of it?

Thank you for your email. We have a number of products that can be used to remove ink from the carpet. However if the stain has been there for a while and you have tried different ways to clean it, I would recommend the Oxy Power Stain Remover as this product lifts the toughest stains and works best on dried in stains.

All you need to do with this product is spray it directly on to the stain, leave for 10-15 minutes and then blot away. Always check for colour fasting. This can be purchased in your local supermarket or DIY store for £4.99, or on our website here.

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