Red wine is great for cooler weather and will certainly be featured at many upcoming holiday parties. If you have clumsy guests or you’re a little clumsy yourself. This comforting beverage could quickly turn into a nightmare for your carpet. Fear not the red wine spills. You can clean it up. Watch this video for simple to follow steps to cleaning up that stain and go back to enjoying your glass of red.
No time to watch? Here are the basics:
Step 1: Scrape or blot up excess spill.
Step 2: Apply detergent solution (see "Cleaning Solutions"), use damp towel, and leave 3-5 minutes.
Step 3: Blot-don't rub.
Step 4: Apply white vinegar (undiluted), using a damp towel.
Step 5: Blot again. Finish by weighing down a half-inch thick pad of white paper towels to absorb all the moisture. Leave overnight if necessary.
Be prepared for any stain. Don’t forget to download Carpet One Floor & Home’s Stain First Aid App.