Apple stain removal is important, especially when you have kids, because they can get apple juice, apple sauce and even apples on their clothes, your chairs and your carpet.
These apples that get all over everything can also come in the form of baby food, apple pie, or apple butter.
Fortunately, since apples are such a popular food, the stains from them are relatively easy to remove if you follow the right steps.
Below are instructions for how to remove apple stains from fabric, upholstery and carpet.
As usual, the most important rule for stain removal is to treat the stain as quickly as possible.
The quicker you begin these steps the better results you will find.
Step 1: Scrape off any excess apple or apple sauce from the fabric.
Step 2: Run the fabric, inside out, under the cold water to flush out as much of the apple juice as possible.
Hint: Make sure the stain is gone after washing, but before you place in the dryer or you may set the stain. Repeat if necessary.
You may also find my answer to a reader's apple cider stain removal question helpful.
Step 1: Scrape off any excess apple or apple sauce from the upholstery.
Step 2: Mix a solution of two cups cool water and one tablespoon dishwashing liquid.
Step 3: Using this solution, sponge the stain from the apples with a clean white cloth.
Step 4: Next, blot at the solution until the liquid is absorbed.
Step 5: Repeat steps 3-4 until the apple stain is removed from the upholstery.
Step 6: Now that the stain is removed you should get plain cold water and a new white cloth and sponge the area to remove the cleaning solution, and then blot dry.
Hint: Be sure to get the upholstery only as wet as necessary to remove the stain from the apple.
You can also get more information on how to clean upholstery here.
The instructions for apple stain removal from carpet is the same as for upholstery.
However, if you don't have luck with this stain removal method above you can also do something additional with the carpet stain, which is to mix a solution of one tablespoon of ammonia with two cups warm water, and use this as a stain removal solution.
If you are trying to get apple juice out of your carpet you may also find this video on removing juice stains from carpets helpful.
You can share your own stain remover reviews here, sharing which ones worked well for you to remove apple stains, or any other spot or mark.
I'm always looking for more tips and ideas for how to remove stains. You can share your tip here, for removing stains caused by apples or anything else.
In addition, as you may have guessed, this is one of the top Halloween spots and spills. You can check out my article for removing the top 10 Halloween stains here, if you're a victim of such a scary problem!
Are you a stain magnet like me? If so, check out the A to Z Stain Removal Guide which gives directions for how to remove over 100 types of stains from all kinds of surfaces.
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CAUTION: This website is provided for informational purposes only. It is provided as is, without warranties or guarantees. Some stains and messes just won't come out, and are permanent. Further, some cleaning methods can harm your item, so if what you want to clean or launder is sentimental or expensive call a professional. See disclaimer of liability for more information.
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