Sunbrella Chart

Stain chart

A comprehensive list of stains and reccommended cleaning solutions.
This chart contains our recommended cleaning methods of Sunbrella® fabric for some of the most common and toughest stains. You may also use Carbona Stain Devil cleaning products. Available from national retailers, Carbona provides 9 formulas made to get out different types of stains. Apply the number indicated for your stain.

 Stain

 Recommended cleaning solutions

 Carbona stain devil no.

 Beer

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water / white vinegar (3 oz.)

 8

 Berry

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water / ammonia (4-8 oz.)

 8

 Bird droppings

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water, or try Goo Gone Grease Cutter (a hand cleaner), Greased Lightning, or Clean Rite Purple Power (available at Wal-Mart, K-Mart, etc.)

 

 Blood (dried)

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water / ammonia (4-8 oz.)

 4

 Butter

 Volatile solvent (acetone) 100%

 5

 Charcoal, pencil marks

 Vacuum, then Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1gallon water

 3

 Catsup or mustard

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 2

 Chewing gum

 Volatile solvent (acetone) 100%

 1

 Chocolate

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water / ammonia (4 oz.)

 2

 Coffee

 Dishwashing liquid / water, white vinegar, volatile solvent (acetone)

 8

 Cola

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 8

 Crayon

 Paint remover (100%), oil or grease remover (mix as directed)

 3

 Egg (raw)

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 4

 Food color

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water / white vinegar (3 oz.)

 6

 Grape juice

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 8

 Gravy

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 2

 Grease (car)

 Volatile solvent (acetone) 100%

 5

 Ink (permanent, india, ballpoint)

 Paint remover (100%), volatile solvent (acetone) 100%, soap and water

 3

 Iron rust

 Carbona™ Stain Devil #9

 9

 Lipstick

 Paint remover, oil or grease remover (mix as directed)

 6

 Mascara

 Paint remover (100%), volatile solvent (acetone-100%), dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 8

 Mildew

 Bleach (1 cup) / Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 4

 Milk

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 8

 Nail polish

 volatile solvent (acetone) 100%

 1

 Oil

 volatile solvent (acetone) 100%

 5

 Orange drink

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 8

 Paint (latex) wet

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 1

 Paint (latex) dried

 Paint remover (100%), oil or grease remover (mix as directed)

 1

 Paint (oil or lacquer)

 Paint remover (100%), oil or grease remover (mix as directed)

 5

 Shoe polish (liquid)

 Volatile solvent (acetone) 100%

 7

 Shoe polish (wax)

 Apply heated iron over towel, volatile solvent (acetone) 100%

 1

 Suntan lotion

 Pine Power® or pine oil detergent / water (mix as directed)

 5

 Tea

 Dishwashing liquid (2 oz.) / 1 gallon water

 8

 

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