Learning baked beans stain removal tips and techniques can be important when you or your loved one makes a mess at the family picnic.
Although baked beans sauce can be barbeque or tomato based, if you treat the spot quickly it will be much easier to get out.
As with almost any stain, the older it is before you begin treating it, the more difficult it will be to remove.
Therefore, the most important first step in successfully removing baked beans stains is to treat them quickly.
Below are instructions for removing these spots and splatters from fabric, upholstery and carpet.
Step 1: Scrape off any excess baked beans from the fabric.
Step 2: Run the fabric under cold running water (not warmer water), letting the water run over the back of the stain so it does not spread it further.
Step 4: Rinse well.
Step 5: Use a white cloth to sponge white vinegar onto the spot, and then rinse thoroughly.
Step 6: Repeat steps 3-5 until you have removed as much of the spot as possible.
Hint: The sooner you do this after the stain occurs, the easier it will be.
Step 7: Pretreat with a laundry stain remover and wash as normal.
Step 8: Make sure before you place the item in the dryer that the stain is completely removed. If it is not then do not place it in the dryer, as it will set it.
Step 9: If step number 7 did not get out the stain again coat the stained area with liquid laundry detergent and let it soak in warm water for around half an hour. Then, launder again.
Step 1: Scrape off any excess baked beans 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 baked beans stain 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 spot is removed from the upholstery.
Step 6: Now that it 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 for baked beans stain removal.
You can also try vinegar for baked beans stain removal, but be careful on upholstery to test first in an inconspicuous location to make sure the vinegar will not discolor the upholstery fabric.
You can get more information on how to clean upholstery here.
The instructions for removal of baked beans stains 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 to use as a stain removal solution.
CAUTION: Since vinegar is an acid and ammonia is a base, using one after the other in attempting to remove stains will just neutralize the effects of both if you do not thoroughly rinse the solutions from the surface before using the next one.
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.
Third photo by J Wynia
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