Tracked in Mud
This happens more often than you think, and it’s always the men
Step #1: Let it dry. Mud turns to dirt, dirt is much more brittle and easier to remove. After it dries, vacuum to remove the majority of the dirt.
Step #2: Apply a small quantity of cleaner to the stain. (To make the cleaner solution – mix 1/4 teaspoon of a hand dish washing detergent such as Dawn® or Joy® with a large cup of water) Use a blotting motion to work the cleaner into the affected area. If the stain is being removed continue applying detergent and blotting with a white paper towel until the stain is gone.
Step #3: If the stain is still there, flush with water to remove the cleaner, blot with paper towels and then let this stain rest until the next day. At this point the carpet fiber needs to rest and dry. You have done a great job in preparing for step #4 the next day.
Step #4: repeat steps #2 and #3. In just about every case this will resolve the problem.