How To Remove Coffee Stains from Carpet

coffee on carpet As with all stains, the best thing to do is to quickly blot up coffee stains with white paper towels or napkins and soak up as much as the liquid as possible. Avoid rubbing, as rubbing can push the coffee further into the carpet fibers.

If the carpet is an antique carpet or natural fiber carpet (wool, cotton, silk) it would be best to call a professional carpet cleaner to ensure the carpet won’t be damaged.

  1. Mix 2/3 cup of warm water with 1/3 white vinegar (or a teaspoon of dishwasher detergent)
  2. If the coffee contained milk, cream, or sugar, use a little enzyme laundry detergent as well.
  3. As with any carpet stain, apply the cleaning solution to an inconspicuous spot before you move on to visible areas
  4. With a spray bottle, spray the solution on the carpet and then blot it up.
  5. If the spot comes out, rinse the area with water and blot to try to remove the vinegar and detergent.
  6. If the spot is very wet, put some paper towels or a white cotton towel on the spot and put a couple of very heavy books over the towels to soak up as much of the liquid as possible.

If you are not able to remove the coffee stains you may try a safe pH balanced spot cleaner from the store, or better yet, call your local carpet cleaning company.

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Posted on September 9, 2014, in carpet cleaning, carpet stain, carpet stains, fabric cleaning, upholstery cleaning and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on How To Remove Coffee Stains from Carpet.

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