What product should you use to clean a vomit stain on a carpet? Whether it is the carpet in the car or in the living room, vomit of an animal or a human, it is necessary to act as quickly as possible not to task does not become encrusted and only the bad smell emerges everywhere. Find out 10 tips and 10 products which will eliminate both the vomit and their odor.
Vomit stain – 5 tips
– Before any stain removal, remove the vomit
Scrape it with a spoon, wooden or plastic spatula
2 – Do not rub the stain too vigorously
By rubbing the stain you will only spread it.
Remove it by dabbing with a sponge or a clean white cloth impregnated with the stain remover.
3 – Do not pour all the stain removers directly on the carpet
But always pour it on a cloth, and use that cloth to clean the stain.
4 -Test the cleanser
Some rugs can bet pilling under the action of a stain remover, or fade if the carpet is very colorful or with a pattern.
Before using any of the cleaners we offer, test it on a very small area.
5– Be careful removing the stain on the carpet
If the carpet is colorful, under the action of a stain removal humid, his patterns can rub off and disgorged on top of each other.
A preliminary test, using a cotton swab on a less visible corner of the carpet is therefore recommended.
If ever a little of the carpet color was on the swab, do not try to loosen it, dry clean it or have it cleaned by a dry cleaner.
6 – If the stain is old or encrusted
Dilute it first using a damp sponge with a drop of white vinegar.
Then stain with the appropriate cleaner.
7- Avoid halos
The only way to avoid a halo is to remove the still damp stain before it penetrates the fibers of the carpet.
Sponge it up as quickly as possible with sheets of absorbent paper.
If the stain is dry, just after stain removal, in order not to create a halo, it will be necessary fully clean the carpet.
8 – Rinse after stain removal
After cleaning the stain, stop the action of the stain remover by passing a damp sponge or cloth.
9 – Dry the detached area
Dry the still wet area by rubbing it gently in all directions with a clean, dry terrycloth washcloth.
10 – Protect the carpet from stains
Protect from tasks and dirt your carpet with some Texguard, a stain resistant waterproofing.
10 tips for effectively cleaning a vomit stain
Scrape off excess vomit with a tablespoon or spatula, then use one of these products.
1 – Alcohol at 70 °
Dab wine stains with a sponge soaked in a mixture of equal parts water and alcohol.
2 – Ammonia
Hands protected by household gloves, being careful not to breathe the vapors given off by this product, dab the wine stain using a sponge dampened with lukewarm water with a few drops of‘ammonia.
Sponge with a clean cloth.
Repeat until the stain has completely disappeared.
3 – Baking soda and lemon juice
Apply to the stain a paste composed of baking soda and a little juice lemon.
Scrub gently with a soft bristle brush.
Leave on for a few minutes then rinse with a sponge soaked in lukewarm water
4 – Soda ash
In a bowl, mix the contents of a tablespoon of soda ash and hot water.
Hands protected by household gloves, soak a cloth with this mixture, then gently dab the stain.
Sponge with paper towels.
Repeat until complete disappearance.
5 – Sparkling water
This solution is especially effective for removing recent stains that are still wet.
Clean up stain by pouring sparkling water over it.
The bubbles will loosen the stains.
Sponge and if necessary then start again.
6 – Oxygenated water
After scraping, clean the stain by dabbing with a cloth impregnated withoxygenated water.
Rinse as soon as possible after stain removal.
Hydrogen peroxide because it has a whitening effect is especially suitable for white carpets.
7 – Oven cleaner
If no product has come to the end of these stains, if the fabric is solid, hands protected by household gloves, spray product to clean the oven and then rub.
Rinse as soon as possible.
The oven cleaner removes the most stubborn stains on white carpets.
It is a professional stain remover and cleaner that homeowners can easily use to easily remove even the most encrusted stains from even the most fragile carpet.
Spray the TexClean® directly on the stain.
Leave on for 10 to 15min.
Rinse with a damp sponge.
Let it air dry or use the lukewarm air of the hair dryer.
9 – White vinegar and soapy water
Clean these spots with lukewarm water with a little white vinegar.
Rub gently with a brush or a sponge, adding a drop of liquid detergent then rinse after this stain removal.
10 – Vsour + alcohol + water hot
Scrub the stained area of the carpet using a sponge or brush soaked in a mixture of equal parts white vinegar and hot water and a little70% alcohol.
Remove the smell of vomit – 3 natural deodorants
In principle after the stain removal and cleaning of the carpet the smell should be gone, but if it still smells bad here are natural products that will make it disappear:
1 – Water + vinegar + liquid soap
For a slower and more in-depth cleaning, use a sponge impregnated with a mixture of water and white vinegar in equal parts + a drop of liquid soap (dishwashing detergent, liquid soap or shampoo).
Spray a mixture of hot water plus a tablespoon of baking soda, a teaspoon of lemon juice and 3 drops of‘lemon essential oil.
This solution will also have the advantage of acting as a disinfectant.
It is therefore not useful to rinse.
2 – Bicarbonate + hydrogen peroxide + liquid soap + vanilla.
Spray on the carpet this vomit anti-odor mixture composed of 2 tablespoons of baking soda + 2 spoonfuls ofoxygenated water + 2 tablespoons of liquid dish soap + 2 cups of lukewarm water +1 tablespoon of vanilla extract
3 – Lemon + liquid detergent + lemon essential oil
Remove the smell of vomit on the carpet by rubbing the loosened area with a cloth soaked in a solution consisting of the juice of half a lemon + 2 drops oflemon essential oil diluted in a teaspoon of liquid detergent or shower gel.