Ball Point Ink: Use hair spray and be sure to rinse the entire area well with water when finished.
Blood Stains: Flush with cold water. Avoid hot water as heat will set the blood stain.
Candle Wax: Put a brown paper bag over the dried wax and run a hot iron over it. The bag will absorb the hot wax.
Grass Stains: Apply rubbing alcohol liberally to stained areas.
Grease and Oil Marks: Gently rub in talcum powder, cornmeal or cornstarch. Let it set then brush or sponge powder away.
Gum: Freeze the gum with ice and use a dull knife to remove.
Red Wine: Use club soda to flush the wine from the carpet fibers.
Soft Drinks: Apply a solution of one quart water with one teaspoon mild detergent and one teaspoon of white vinegar.