How to remove milk from carpet and upholstery

How to remove milk from carpet and upholsteryNo matter how careful you try to be on your carpet, spills happen. When it comes to dealing with milk spills, there are a few effective and affordable ways to clean them. Read below for some easy tips to easily remove milk stains.

When you notice the stain, be sure to act fast. Blot as much as you can before the liquid penetrates deep into the fibers. Then apply your preferred cleaning method to get rid of the stain. However, it’s best to apply the solution on an inconspicuous area first, to avoid any damage to your carpet or upholstery.

Removing milk stains from carpet

Make a mixture out of two cups of warm water and a few drops of dish-washing detergent. Apply the solution on a clean cloth and sponge the affected area on your carpet. Blot to absorb the excess liquid. Repeat sponging and blotting until the stain is gone.

If you still see the stain, make a cleaning solution of 1 tablespoon of ammonia and 2 cups of warm water. Sponge and blot until the liquid is absorbed.

Finally, sponge with cold water and blot dry.

Another cleaning method includes using cold water and cornstarch. Use a cloth soaked in cold water to scrub the area. Sprinkle cornstarch onto the carpet and let it sit for about half an hour. Then, vacuum the mess.

Removing milk stains from upholstery

Apply a dry-cleaning solvent onto a clean white cloth and sponge the stain. Then, blot to absorb the solvent. Repeat sponging and blotting until the stain is gone.

Another way to remove milk stains from upholstery is to use the above mentioned solution of two cups of warm water and a few drops of dish-washing detergent. Apply the solution on a clean cloth and sponge the affected area on the fabrics. Blot to absorb the excess liquid. Repeat sponging and blotting until the stain is gone.

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