5 Tried & True Ways To Get Red Wine Out Of A Carpet

Have you ever tried white wine? It’s not a stain treatment.
Red wine from carpet is the most common cleaning technique, aside from scrubbing crayons off walls. Children color on the walls. The adults spill wine all over the carpet. Classic.

Carpet stain removal is something we are experts at. We have 5 solutions for carpet stain removal. One for every glass of wine that you drank last night.

How to make red wine from carpet
1. Baking soda
A white-carpet woman removes red wine stain from her dress.
To absorb excess liquid, use a dry, clean rag.
To saturate the red wine stain, pour a little cold water on top. Depending on how large the stain, we recommend 1/4 cup. Water will help you blot and dilute red wine.
Continue rubbing the wet stain until you see it begin to disintegrate.
Mix 1 part water with 3 parts baking soda to make a paste. The paste should be thick like a cake batter.
Apply the baking soda paste generously to the red-wine-stained rug.
Allow the paste to sit for approximately 20 minutes before it dries.
Cleanse the carpet of baking soda residue.

2. Club soda and salt
Use a dry,  remove the wine stains from rug.
The (cold!) The club soda should be poured directly onto the red-wine stain. The carpet fibers should be lifted by the soda’s carbonation.
Salt can be added to the club-soda-saturated stain. The salt acts as a buffer to prevent the stain setting.
Allow the salty soda solution to dry for approximately 20 minutes.
The salt can be vacuumed.

3. Vinegar
White vinegar and Dawn dish soap can be used on kitchen countertops.
To absorb excess liquid, use a dry, clean rag.
2 cups warm water and 1 tablespoon white vinegar. Although we are aware that we didn’t say to use warm, warm water is best for diluting vinegar or any other liquid. Trust us, the acidic vinegar will reduce water temperature. Vinegar neutralizes the red wine’s color pigments.
Use a rag to soak in the vinegar/water solution, and then start blotting.
Continue to blot until the red wine stain is gone.
After the stain has been removed, use a dish soap like Dawn and water to wipe the area clean.
To get rid of any soapy residue, use a damp rag to wipe the area clean.
Blot the area with a dry cloth and allow it to air dry completely.
Are you still smelling vinegar? To remove the vinegar smell, spray some Febreze Fabric on the carpet.

4. Hydrogen peroxide & baking soda
Warning: Hydrogen peroxide can cause major color changes to your carpet. You might make the situation worse if you test it on a small section of carpet first.
Use a dry, clean rag to remove excess wine.
Spray hydrogen peroxide on the red-wine-stained area.
Dollop a spoonful of baking soda on top of the hydrogen-peroxide-soaked stain.
Allow the mixture to sit for approximately 5 minutes.
Clean up any baking soda residue that has dried out.
To finish, use a damp, clean rag.
Let the spot air dry.

5. White wine
Red wine is your preferred choice, but you should also have a bottle of white wine on hand. Red wine’s pigment is neutralized by white wine. It’s true.
Place some white wine on the red-wine-stained rug. Do not overdo it. Just use enough white wine so that the red wine stain is completely covered. Once you have successfully removed the stain, save the remainder for a celebratory glass.
Blot the stain. Use a damp, clean rag to blot the stain.
You can add salt or baking soda to the white wine to help it swell if it is stubborn. Let it sit for 5 minutes.
Continue blotting until you are free of any baking soda or salt residue.
After the stain has been removed, use a damp rag with Dawn dish soap and water to wipe the area clean.
To get rid of any soapy residue, use a damp, clean rag to wipe the area.
Blot the area with a dry cloth or let it air dry completely.
Does your carpet still smell drunk? To freshen up your carpet, spray some Febreze Fabric.
No harm, no foul. Next time, keep your wine in the glass. It’s a fun trick to use at parties, such as mixing white wine with red wine. To get rid of embarrassing red wine stains on their clothes, many people order club sodas at the bar.

We’re sure you noticed that we brought up wine spillages elsewhere in your home. Perhaps on the floor of the kitchen, or perhaps on your countertops or cabinets. Hey, spills happen. We’re here to help you when they happen.

And, oh, and before you go: wineglasses might be dishwasher-safe. Double-check them, then put them in the machine.

Katherine L. Branton

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