Directions: Step One: Vacuum carpets and rugs thoroughly before cleaning. Shake bottle and add 4 oz (1/2 cup) per gallon to hot tap water. Step Two: Deep clean carpets and other soft surfaces following machine instructions. Allow carpet to dry thoroughly before putting furniture back in place. Before using apply a small amount in a hidden area. Blot using a white paper towel. After one minute, make sure no color has transferred to the paper towel.