Kiwi stain removal isn't something you think about too often, until that kiwi juice or fruit salad, containing kiwi, falls into your lap.
Fortunately, kiwi juice does not normally leave a stain that is too difficult to get out.
That is partly because it is light in color, so it doesn't show up to much on your clothing, or other fabrics and fibers such as upholstery and carpet.
However, the sooner you act to remove the stain the easier it will be to remove it, so act as quickly as possible for easiest stain removal results.
Below are step by step instructions for removing kiwi juice stains from clothing, upholstery and carpet so you can keep enjoying this tasty fruit.
Step 1: Run the fabric, inside out, under the cold water to flush out as much of the kiwi juice as possible.
Hint: Make sure the kiwi stain is gone after washing, but before you place in the dryer or you may set the stain. Repeat if necessary.
Step 1: Mix a solution of two cups cool water and one tablespoon dishwashing liquid.
Step 2: Using this solution, sponge the stain from the kiwi juice with a clean white cloth.
Step 3: Next, blot at the stain until the liquid is absorbed.
Step 4: Repeat steps 2-3 until the kiwi juice stains are removed from the upholstery.
Step 5: 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 kiwi.
You can get more information on how to clean upholstery here.
The instructions for kiwi stain removal from carpet is the same as for upholstery.
However, if you don't have luck with the 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.
You may also find this video for removing fruit juice stains from carpet helpful.
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 Kyle McDonald
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