Ever had that one moment where you’re just living your life and then all of a sudden, orange juice spills on the carpet? I’m not sure if it’s the lack of sleep, but this seems to happen more often than not. Well, don’t worry because today we are going to show you how to get rid of those pesky stains!
5 Steps to Clean New and Old Juice Stain from Carpet
Need to remove the juice stain as soon as possible because:
- Orange juice contains citric acid. So it can become bleach agents when exposed to the sun.
- Orange juice can also become a sticky residue over time.
Remove Juice stain from Carpet Step by Step:
Step 1: Remove excess liquid from the carpet with a towel. Do not rub or blot, as this may spread the stain. Blot until no more liquid is removed from the carpet.
Step 2: Mix dishwasher detergent and water at a ratio of 1:1 and apply to the stained area with a paper towel. Do not let dry.
Step 3: Mix vinegar and warm water, at a ratio of 1:1 and blot out the remaining soap solution. Blot until no more liquid is removed from the carpet.
Step 4: If the stain is still visible, try 3% hydrogen peroxide. Apply to the carpet with a paper towel and blot again.
Step 5: Allow the area to air dry and vacuum when completely dry.
Remove an old juice stain from the carpet:
Step 1: Use a spoon to break up any juice residue, making it easier to scrape off.
Step 2: Blot the carpet with a clean cloth. Alternate between blotting with clear water and blotting with a mild detergent until no more color comes out of the carpet.
Step 3: Mix ammonia with water to form a 1:1 solution and apply it to the juice stain. If you do not have ammonia, use vinegar or hydrogen peroxide mixed with water (3 parts water to 1 part cleaner).
Step 4: Dry the carpet using a hairdryer in the hottest setting.
The sooner you remove the juice stain, the better. There are a few methods for the removal of an old juice stain from carpeting. Let us know if you have any questions or need help with this process!