Q:

How do you remove dry tea stains from carpets?

A:

Quick Answer

To remove dry tea stains from carpet or upholstery, try mixing two cups of cool water with one tablespoon of dish washing liquid and one tablespoon of white vinegar. Using a clean white cloth, apply this mixture to the stain and blot until the stain lifts. Afterwards, blot dry.

Continue Reading
How do you remove dry tea stains from carpets?
Credit: suprun E+ Getty Images

Full Answer

Another option is to use a carpet stain remover. Follow the usage instructions of the product closely, as it may damage the carpet if not applied correctly. It is also a good idea to test both the mixture above and carpet stain remover on a hidden area of your carpet as both may have a bleaching effect.

Learn more about Stain Removal

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How can someone remove dried coffee stains from a carpet?

    A:

    To clean a dried coffee stain on a carpet, a person could either use a vinegar and water solution or a dish detergent and water solution. If there was milk in the coffee, it is best to use a laundry detergent that contains enzymes along with another method.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you remove blood stains from a carpet?

    A:

    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.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    How do you remove underarm stains?

    A:

    Underarm stains caused by deodorant and sweat can be removed with vinegar, liquid dish detergent and salt. The vinegar and salt mixture is applied to the garment, then allowed to remain until the stain is no longer visible. The clothing should be washed as usual after the stain has been removed.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are some tips for removing carpet stains?

    A:

    Stain removal tips for carpets include blotting stains when they are fresh, rinsing with clear water and blotting again. If stains have set, use an appropriate stain removal chemical based on the type of stain. Blot beginning on the outer edge of the stain, and work toward the center. Avoid scrubbing the stain to avoid damage to the fibers.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore