How To Remove Stains From Carpet

November 18, 2013 12:40 AM

carpet stain removalOOPS! you spilled grape juice on the carpet, the dog or cat left you a little present,  your toddler left you with left overs from their art project, you’re in a panic and you don’t know what to do. Then the million dollar question enters your brain” How To Remove Stains From Carpet?  Here I will give you some great tips on how to do this and still keep your sanity!

Where To Begin First

First off you need to grab a white cloth and blot the stain and dry as you go. Then take some cold water and rinse the stain and repeat the blotting process. RULE # 1 Never Never scrub the spot! You can severely add damage to your carpets fibers which sometimes causes you to replace the carpet. There are many spot removers on the market for different types of stains, choosing the right one is the key. There are some  products you already have in your cabinet or under your sink that are great fixes to remove carpet stains.  If you use natural house cleaning products for you home cleaning then I’m pretty sure you have these items in your cleaning arsenal.

Carpet Spot Removers

Here’s one of my all time favorite recipes for removing stains. Mix up up of 1/4 teaspoon of dish detergent and 1/4  white vinegar) mixed with 32 ounces of water.  This solution cause be used for these types of stains:  Jelly, alcoholic beverages, washable ink, washable paint, gravy, etc… I’m sure you see where I’m going with this.

For tougher stains like blood, chocolate, coffee, and wine here’s a solution you can use. Mix 1 tablespoon of ammonia mixed with 1 cup of water (Do not use on wool or wool-blend carpet; instead use  a dish mild detergent and water). If that doesn’t remove the stain, you can also try one part chlorine bleach to five parts water, but  use only on solution-dyed carpets, such as polypropylene.

If you find yourself in a jam when you spill something on your carpet try using some of these trusty tips on How To Remove Stains From Carpet, I hope you enjoyed tips and don’t forget to share them with your friends or family, or anyone that can use them.  Until next time Happy House Cleaning  

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