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Mirror Mastic on White Carpet

RON X

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Contractor called me to remove Mirror Mastic from New White Carpet, The Tech wasn't suppose to be in the closet as it was masked off but decided to break down the barrier any way and walked in with feet filled with Mastic. I used Go Clean's Eraser, It removed all of the mastic from the stone and laminate floor with no problem. I scraped all the thick mastic off and proceeded to blot with a towel, the mastic was dissolving into the carpet fibers. I went through several cans and it really didn't do much. My Question now is, What should I use now, or stop as solvents will destroy the backing of the carpet.
 

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Contractor called me to remove Mirror Mastic from New White Carpet, The Tech wasn't suppose to be in the closet as it was masked off but decided to break down the barrier any way and walked in with feet filled with Mastic. I used Go Clean's Eraser, It removed all of the mastic from the stone and laminate floor with no problem. I scraped all the thick mastic off and proceeded to blot with a towel, the mastic was dissolving into the carpet fibers. I went through several cans and it really didn't do much. My Question now is, What should I use now, or stop as solvents will destroy the backing of the carpet.
Don't own their problem.
The contractor is liable.
They will probably have to replace the carpet.
Bill them for your time and get out.
 
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Have you tried a solvent gel spotter type solution?
 

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Have you tried a solvent gel spotter type solution?
No, but there is so much mastic on the carpet it is thinning and bleeding, the ERASE is much stronger than a gel spotter.
 

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Yeah....carpet is done.
Get paid move on...
We can't save them all
 
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Spray small amount of solvent on each spot use white towel to remove . Then re clean with extractor. Had the same just last month white carpet looked like new after both cleanings. jz
 

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Spray small amount of solvent on each spot use white towel to remove . Then re clean with extractor. Had the same just last month white carpet looked like new after both cleanings. jz
I Did do that, The mastic was like cake frosting, globs and globs, if it were light amount, that would have worked. Thanks