things not to do to your carpet

posted 2/15/2010 9:24:57 PM by: timothy

1. invite jackson pollock over to your house and have a bucket of paint anywhere in the vicinity.

2. carry a trash bag with the remains of a "2000 flushes"-type toilet bowl cleaner, the one that comes in the form of a jar that you put in the tank, around your basement to collect the trash from the other wastebaskets — and then, notice that the bag has a hole in it which is allowing a roughly 35 foot long 1/2 inch wide swatch of "n-ethyl-n-(4[(4-(ethyl[(3-sulfophenyl)methyl]amino) phenyl)-(2-sulfophenyl)methylene]-2, 5-cyclohexadien-1-ylidene)3-sulfobenzenemethanaminium hydroxide inner salt, disodium salt" or "acid blue die #9" as it's better known, onto your carpet.

after four hours of hand blotting the carpet and nine hours of steam cleaning, normality seems to have been restored partially although i think i have another night of steam cleaning ahead.

neither of these activities can be recommended.

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