Easy Red Wine Stain Removal
You may have already had the experience of having a red or rose
wine spill on your tablecloth, clothing, or rugs. This is not at all
pleasant since often times it leaves a stain if not removed quickly.
Here is a red wine stain removal method that works beautifully.
Firstly, you need to immediately blot the spot (not pressing into
it) with a paper towel, napkin, or a dry white cloth to try to
quicly remove as much of the mess as possible.
Next, if the stain is on your carpet, mix one teaspoon of netural
dish soap (dawn is a very good one), with a cup of hyddrogen
peroxide and pour it over the spill so that it can pre-soak. Just
watch the red wine disappear. You can then rinse any residue with
water,blot the spot, and then put some salt on the spot (the salt
removes moisture). Wait a few hours or overnight and then vacuum the
For red wine stain removal on fabric such as your clothing or
tablecloth, run cold water through the back side of the stain. Some
people claim that if you pour white wine over the stain, it will be
removed. Although I have never tested this one myself, it seems
rather odd to me that a solution to red wine stain removal would be
to add some more wine. By all means, try it, and let me know if it
However, my other solution if the stain doesn't completely fade
by running water through the opposite end of the stain, is to
do the following: Combine 1 cup of water, 1/2 cup of hydrogen
peroxide, and a little bit of dish soap in a spray bottle and
spray the area. I also recommend that you wash your clothes
soon after that, so that the peroxide doesn't have time to settle
and bleach your clothing.
You'll find that this method of red wine stain removal also works
well with coffee and tea