To remove a blood stain, clean the area with dish detergent and water or rubbing alcohol, rinse the carpet with a small amount of cool water and remove excess moisture with paper towels. Use ammonia or hydrogen peroxide to remove stubborn blood stains.Continue Reading
To remove a fresh blood stain, mix 2 cups of cold water and 1 tablespoon of liquid dish detergent, blotting the mixture over the stained area with a paper towel. Continue blotting until the stain is lifted, replacing the paper towel as needed during the cleaning process. If the stain persists, combine 1 tablespoon of ammonia and 1/2 cup of warm water and apply the mixture sparingly. Rinse the carpet with a small amount of water and dry the carpet.
Rubbing alcohol also removes blood stains. Pour a small amount the alcohol on the stain, blot with paper towels and rinse with cool water. If the stain persists, clean the area with a mixture of 1/4 teaspoon liquid dish detergent and 1 quart of water, and rinse with a small amount of water. To remove dried or difficult stains, spray hydrogen peroxide on the stain. Allow the peroxide to remain for one hour, blot dry and reapply as needed.Learn more about Stain Removal