Pretreat 61

Clausen Pretreat 61 is a blend of modern surfactants and fast acting solvents for multi purpose use in carpet cleaning. It’s high activity and high solvency rating make Pretreat 61 especially effective in dissolving greasy, oily soil, tracked in blacktop coatings, etc. and thus ideal for pretreating heavily soiled carpet prior to shampooing or extraction. By itself the quickness with which it attacks soil of all types makes it ideal as a bonnet cleaner for high traffic areas.

Pretreat 61 is available in: Gallons


Complex Blend - Contains concentrated solvents to dissolve greasy, oily soil and modern surfactants to penetrate, wet and lift soil for easy removal.

Highly Concentrated - You’re not buying water. Pretreat 61 contains 45% solvents by weight and 16% surfactants.

Multiple Use - This one product will do three important carpet maintenance jobs:

  1. It can be sprayed over traffic lanes for heavily soiled carpet to make shampooing or extraction cleaning more effective and easier. 
  2. It can be used as a bonnet cleaner for fast interim carpet cleaning.
  3. It may be used as a carpet spotter to remove both water based and solvent based spots.

Safe on Color - Dual is safe to use on colorfast carpeting, ensuring a beautiful looking carpet even after repeated cleanings. 


Its concentration of ingredients that attacks both water based and oil based soil make it a universal spot remover. Pretreat 61 is recommended for use on colorfast carpeting of all brands and all fibers including stain resistant nylon.