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How to Remove Coke, Soda, Cider, Hot Chocolate Cocoa Red Wine, Alcohol & Other Holiday Drink Stains from Carpet in Calabasas, CA

Steam Green Carpet Cleaning knows the holidays often means hosting parties and gatherings. Food and beverages are usually a part of the equation. Add carpets, clumsy gestures, goofy antics, and maybe even a little alcohol and you have a recipe for disaster. Often these beverages end up besmirching your carpets and you need to know how to get rid of the stains quickly. Below you will find a compilation of some common holiday beverages that might need to be removed from your carpet.

General Carpet Stain Removal Tips

**NOTES**. Use plain white cloths or paper towels, as dye or prints can transfer to your carpet. Whether you decide to use our homemade remedies or use a commercial ready-made product, always conduct a patch test in an inconspicuous area to ensure it does not compromise the integrity of your carpet or ruin the color. Never use hot water; it can set stains into your carpet.

Removing Red Wine Stains from Carpet

– Blot the spill immediately with paper towels work from the exterior and continue towards the center, and continue to blot the liquid until the moisture discontinues blotting.
– Over the blemished area sprinkle approximately 2 ounces of cool water and blot again.
– In a spray bottle or bucket, combine 1 tbsp liquid dish soap, 1 tbsp white vinegar, and 2 cups of warm water mix well.
– Apply the mixture on a clean cloth and begin dabbing at the remaining stain. Once the cloth has been consumed by moisture, get a new. Do not over saturate the carpet.
– Blot excess moisture.
– Rinse the area with cool water, and blot dry with a dry cloth.
Vacuum the area once it has been completely dried.

Removing Hot Cocoa & Chocolate Stains from Carpet

– With paper towels or a clean dry cloth blot the excess moisture.
– In a bucket or bowl combine 1 tbsp dish soap liquid, with 2 cups warm water and be sure it is well mixed.
– Sponge the mixture on to the stain. Do not over saturate
– Blot until all liquid is thoroughly sopped up.
– Allow to air dry and vacuum the area.

Cleaning Eggnog Spills on Carpet

– Start by using a spoon to remove the bulk of the clumps and remove excess moisture with paper towels or a clean cloth.
– In a spray bottle, combined ΒΌ tsp liquid dish soap in 2 cups warm water.
– Avoid using detergent or even high concentrations of the mixture.
– Rinse out the stain with warm water, be sure to blot up moisture in between, you do not want over saturate the carpet.
– Sparingly spray your mixture to the area and gently pat and blot up the stain.
– If a residue persists, use a vinegar solution of 1 cup white vinegar and 2 cups warm water, and gently work the solution thoroughly.
– Rinse with warm water.
– Using a clean dry cloth or dry paper towels to blot up all remaining moisture.
– Vacuum the area once it is completely dry.

How to Remove Cider Stains from Carpet

– Blot the excess moisture with paper towels or a dry cloth.
– Mix together 1 tbsp ammonia and 2 cups of warm water in a squirt bottle or bucket.
– Using a clean cloth, sponge on the solution onto the blemished surface or sparingly spray the solution on the area.
– Gently work out the cider in circular patterns in addition to blotting, working the stain from the outside in.
– With warm water rinse the area thoroughly.
– Towel-dry the remaining liquid.
– Allow to air dry and follow up with a vacuum once it is thoroughly dried.

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