To remove water stains on upholstery, vacuum the upholstery, spray it with a mixture of distilled water and distilled vinegar, blot the stain and dry the area using a hair dryer. Vacuuming the upholstery before cleaning ensures that you do not create more stains.Continue Reading
Secure the upholstery cleaning attachment to your vacuum, and thoroughly vacuum the upholstery. Be sure to remove all dirt, pet hair and other debris. Leaving loose dirt on the seat can spread stains or create new stains during cleaning.
Pour a mixture of 2 cups of warm distilled water, and 1/2 cup white distilled vinegar into a clean spray bottle. Spray a discreet area and check for discoloration. Spray the stain directly, and immediately blot with a clean, white cloth. Fold the cloth so you have a clean area to work with each time. Start from outside of the stain, working your way in. Work gently and slowly for best results.
Set a hair drier on a low setting. Hold the dryer 8 inches away from the stain, and dry the area. Be sure to dry the fabric completely, and avoid wetting the upholstery too heavily to prevent mildew infestation on the padding.
To remove a red drink stain from carpet, blot any liquid from the fibers, apply a solution of dishwashing liquid and water, clean the area with a vinegar solution, remove any remaining stain with an ammonia solution, and rinse the area with water. Begin the stain-removal process quickly to achieve the best results.Full Answer >
To remove black soot stains from a wall, vacuum up any leftover soot, wipe the area with a dry sponge, dab rubbing alcohol on the stain and wash the area with a soap and water solution or a soot cleaning solution. Dry the wall completely.Full Answer >
To clean hard water stains from faucets, use a cloth, vinegar and a soft sponge. To complete this task, you need white vinegar, a cleaning cloth, a soft sponge and water.Full Answer >
To get red wine out of a cream carpet, blot the carpet immediately with an absorbent cloth; sponge the stain with a mixture of water, dishwashing liquid and white vinegar; sponge the area with cold water; and blot it dry. Repeat this process until the stain disappears.Full Answer >