How to remove coffee stains from carpet

May 4, 2022 | Carpet Cleaning

Let it be a fresh morning, a lazy afternoon, or a pleasant evening. It’s always a good time to have a coffee, isn’t it? Coffee is one of the best ways to get refreshed.

We Americans love coffee but we don’t like the coffee stains over our carpet, nor does anybody else. Coffee stains not only make our carpet look dirty and messy but also the hot coffee can ruin the fibers of the carpet. Some coffee stains are easy to remove and can be cleaned by yourself. But sometimes you require professional stain removal services to remove coffee stains from the carpet. Here in this blog, we will discuss how to remove coffee stains from carpet.

DIY steps to remove coffee stains from carpets. 

Bloating the Stain

coffee stain on carpet

The coffee stain can be removed easily if it is done as soon as the coffee is spilled on the carpet. To do so, first wet the affected area with water and blot the same. If the coffee stain is dried, wet it with warm water for a few minutes and then start bloating. Try using a cloth to bloat the surface.

Preparing a cleaning mixture

preparing cleaning mixture

You have to continue bloating until the cloth stops absorbing the coffee. You can prepare the DIY cleaning solution using easily available things. To do so, simply add one tablespoon of vinegar and dishwasher liquid or detergent each to two cups of warm water, and mix it thoroughly.

Application of Cleaning mixture

cleaning mixture for stain removal

You can do it in two ways. First, pour the required amount of solution on the stain directly or use a sponge or clean cloth to apply it. Once the solution is applied start bloating the solution from the carpet. You have to continue bloating until the stain vanishes.

Rinsing and Drying 

Once you are done with the bloating of the cleaning solution and you are satisfied with stain removal. You have to rinse the carpet area with normal clean water and again absorb as much liquid as you can. Now you can leave the carpet to air dry for some time.

Some Do’s and Don’ts to remove coffee stains from carpet by yourself

  • Try to remove the stain as soon as possible.
  • Do not use harsh chemicals like bleach.
  • Be gentle while cleaning, harsh scrubbing can damage the carpet.
  • Don’t overuse the cleaning solution.
  • Do not use too hot water for stain removal.
  • Connect local carpet cleaners if it’s hard to remove by yourself.

At the end 

Coffee stain removal is not rocket science. It can be removed using simply do it yourself methods. The only thing that you have to take care of is, do not to use harsh chemicals and cleaning methods if stains are not gone after gentle cleaning; this can make your carpet worse by damaging its fibers. Taking the help of professional carpet cleaning services that are helpful at such times.

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