Help with browning and treatment.

ryanh0190

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I am not a professional carpet cleaner.
Just moved into a house that has 25yr old white wool berber carpets. The home has been a vacation home so only seen traffic probably 4 weeks a year. The owners would try and shampoo the carpet themselves and there was brown and yellowish staining all over that looked almost like water stains from wicking. So we bought some chemspec browning treatment and followed instructions. We own a residential grade carpet cleaner that works pretty OK. The staining was definitely lightened, however, we are left with an extremely strong odor. It almost smells like amonia or a very acidic muratic acid type smell on the areas where it was sprayed. Ive been using fresh water to extract with no help and have plenty of fans trying to dry it. Does anyone have any recommendations? Anything would help at this point. Could i sprinkle baking soda once its dry?
Thank you.
 

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Get an Oreck Orbital for 300.00, some Supercap from www.tmfshop.net. Mix up and spray the Supercap one room at a time. Then bonnet each room. Flip bonnets over as they soil. Use a dry bonnet after each room.
 

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check the backing, if its a jute backing then there's your problem.

On wool its going to be permanent
The backing is like a hard glue or something. Figured out that it's the browning treatment that smells so bad. It finally went away but damn it smells....almost like a sour urine. Any ideas how to rid the smell after use?
Thanks again.