Cleaning Wine Stains from Your Carpet

How can you remove wine stains from your carpet?

Have you just had a new years party or an event at home? Did somebody spill their drink? This is so common but not a good look when it is on your flooring, especially when it is on a light coloured floor and it is a dark drink. The stain will eventually get darker so now is the time to get rid! The longer you leave it, the harder it will be to remove. These simple tips in the article below will definitely get rid of the stains and make your flooring look new again.

Do you know how to clean wine stains from your carpet? No? You need to read the complete article!

 

Removing Fresh Wine Stains

If you’ve just spilled the wine recently, the first move is to gently blot it with paper towels to sop up as much liquid as possible. That won’t get everything, but wine absorbs into most carpet fibers very slowly, so time is still on your side here.

The next move is to use an appropriate substance to absorb the rest of the liquid that has begun seeping into the fibers. There are a number of options, but one of the cheapest and most readily available ones is simple salt! Salt is actually highly effective — just pour it generously all over the stain and give it at least an hour before vacuuming it up. If for some reason you have kitty litter in the house but not salt, you can use that too.

 

Removing Old Wine Stains

There’s no secret folk remedies that work magic here — a powdered sodium carbonate peroxyhydrate formula is going to do the best job possible. You can buy these in a number of brand names, but the one that is probably the most common and readily available is OxiClean. Just follow the instructions to make the paste, letting it sit for several hours to do its thing to loosen the stain from the carpet fibers.

 

Author: Mariah Harris

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