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What's the best way to get grape juice out of white carpet?

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Asked by ourbabykins at 4:07 AM on Jul. 7, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • ..pre-treat it with white wine. it'll break up the color pigment if its set in.. then definitely buy some folex. its incredible. oh, and if its true white carpet? a clorox bleach pen couldnt hurt, but do the whole 'test inconspicuously' thing first.

    Answer by eatapeach at 4:34 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • I find that Nature's Miracle gets most stains out of my carpets. It's available in the house breaking aisle at pet stores.


    Answer by JSD24 at 7:25 AM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • Awesome, ladies! Thanks!

    Comment by ourbabykins (original poster) at 1:30 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • This product is awesome! I have 3 kids and a dog! I use this any time there is a stain and it works like magic:BlueMagic 912 Heavy Foam Carpet Cleaner with Stain Guard - 22 oz.

    Answer by josie726 at 10:50 PM on Jul. 7, 2011

  • Grape juice is a parent's worst nightmare, but kids love it and it's a very healthy drink. The best way for you and your children to enjoy grape juice is to be prepared for that inevitable spill. When disaster strikes-and it will-here's how to be ready:

    Get to it! Time is your enemy when it comes to grape juice spills. The faster you react, the easier it will be to deal with a grape juice stain.
    Blotting is best. To begin, blot up as much of the spill as you can. Resist the urge to rub the stain, as this will only grind the grape juice into the carpet fibers.
    Lift and separate. Club soda or white wine will help lift the grape juice out of the carpet fibers. Wet a clean cloth with either liquid and press it against the stain for several seconds. Try not to saturate the carpet with liquid.

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 7:52 AM on Jul. 11, 2011

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    But there's no time! If you absolutely don't have time to deal with the stain right away, pour a generous amount of table salt over the stain. The salt will absorb the grape juice while you're away and can be vacuumed up later.
    Like magic. Once all excess liquid has been blotted up, it's time to attack the remaining stain. Mix 1 tablespoon of mild dish detergent (lanolin and bleach free) with 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide. Gently apply this mixture to the stained area until damp (not saturated). Wait a few minutes and then blot the mixture up with a clean cloth. Rinse the area with a clean, water-dampened cloth and allow the area to dry.

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 7:52 AM on Jul. 11, 2011

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