I recently tried some of The Natural brand products from TripleClicks (TC) and so far I've been very pleased. Most recently I tested The Natural Stain Treatment.
I have two dogs and they are both fourteen, so they are getting quite old. The one has frequent accidents. I wish I could work from home and didn't need to leave him, but we do have a friend that stops in daily while we're both at work to check on the dogs and let them out. However, my one boy still has frequent accidents which can be difficult to clean and keep from leaving stains.
The Natural Stain Treatment has been reviewed 34 times at the time I write this and has a 4 star rating (out of 5 stars), so that's pretty good. It arrived within just a few days with standard shipping. I was actually a bit skeptical that this product would work, but it was worth trying since it is not tested on animals, is a "natural" product, contains no animal ingredients, and I get bonuses for using the product. So why not, right??
Anyway, the photo at the site shows green liquid but the product I received was basically clear. I have only purchased it once thus far, although I plan to purchase again, so I don't know if it comes in two different versions or what... The product has a very light peppermint aroma which is pleasing to me, but was the product effective?
I followed the directions and shook the product, saturated the stained area, and let it sit a few minutes. Then I lightly scrubbed the stain and let it sit another minute or two. Finally, I took a clean paper towel and patted the area dry. The stain came up almost completely. If you didn't already know the area had been soiled on the carpet you would REALLY have to strain to spot it.
This product works MUCH better than other products I've tried, and many of the products I've used in the past were name brand products that are supposed to be the best of the best. Well, I can honestly say, for price and performance, there is NO comparison! This product wins in both departments.
For a quart it is less than $6 and a gallon can be purchased for less than $19. I can testify that it performs well on different types of stains. I don't want to gross anyone out, but I've used this product to clean blood, feces, urine, and different food items on upholstery, clothing, and carpet. It performs well across the board not only for fresh stains, but also for set-in stains that are a few hours old. It did not release old stains that were previously cleaned with other products many weeks ago, but I didn't really expect a stain that set for a month to be cleaned at this point.
I highly recommend this stain treatment product. It's better for the environment, your family, animals (no animal testing or animal ingredients), AND it works incredibly well in my personal experience.
Photos of the product I received:
Here is the description directly from TripleClicks:
This remarkable laundry, carpet and upholstery stain treatment removes organic based stains caused by wine, blood, soil, grass, mold, food, vomit, feces, urine, and perspiration. Utilizing the power of natural enzymes, it breaks down and deodorizes organic matter as it cleans, leaving a fresh peppermint scent.
Shake just before use to energize the enzymes.
Stains and severe odors: Apply directly to odor source or stain after removing encrusted matter and solids. Let stand for 15 to 45 minutes. Scrub with a white rag or soft brush. Blot with a white towel. Rinse if desired.
Drains, grease traps, bowls & urinals: Use 4 oz. per fixture weekly to eliminate odors and build-ups. Keeps drains free running and odor free.
Laundry pre-spotter: Mix with 1 to 10 parts water and apply directly to spots and stains 15 to 45 minutes before washing.
Deodorizing garbage cans/dumpsters: Mix with 3 parts water and apply to source of odor.
Natural Enzymes, Non-Ionic Surfactant (naturally derived detergent in an ethanol derivative), Peppermint Oil, Propylene Glycol, Ozone Treated Water (for purification). Contains no preservatives.
Compared Products: K2R Spot Lifter | The Natural
Price-per-Ounce $0.74 | $0.25
Price-per-Quart $23.62 | $8.06
ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH
* All ingredients are biodegradable or break down into harmless natural elements.
* Biodegrades without forming micro toxins.
* Contains no hazardous ingredients as per OSHA regulations.
* Free of petroleum distillates, butyl ether, ammonia, chlorine, phosphates, benzene, pine oil, or strong acids.
* Free of all known or suspected carcinogens.
* Gray water and septic tank safe.
* Biodegradable without effluent treatment process.
* Cruelty free.
* Contains no animal ingredients.
* Has not been tested on animals.
Keep out of reach of children. Not for internal consumption. Avoid contact with eyes. In case of contact, flush thoroughly with water.