For best results, treat stains immediately and allow product to work for 5 minutes. 1. Shake can well before use. 2. Spray Spot Shot on stain. Avoid saturating carpet. 3. Gently blot with clean, white absorbent cloth. 4. If necessary, repeat steps 2 & 3 until stain is gone. 5. After full stain removal, gently blot area with clean cool water in all directions. Repeat and blot area dry. No product removes all types of stains. Old stains should be sprayed and allowed to stand for at least 5 minutes to allow Spot Shot to loosen the stain. Important: To assure 100% evacuation of can during life of product: 1. Align arrow on nozzle with ink dot on can rim. 2. Avoid tilting can more than 60 degrees while spraying. Product will not spray effectively in temperatures under 40 degrees F.