Orange juice stain removal is important when you or your child accidentally spills that orange juice all over themselves, the chair and the carpet.
The most important thing to do when you spill or drip orange juice, or any liquid for that matter, is to blot up the excess liquid as quickly as possible.
Further, the quicker you can begin to treat the orange stain the easier it will be to remove.
Of course, you can get out orange juice stains even if they are old, but it takes more time and effort.
Below you will find how to remove orange stains from fabric, upholstery and carpet.
(Also please note that I have a round up of fruit and vegetable juice stain removal guides here if you need them.)
Step 1: Rinse the excess liquid from the fabric, and flush the stained area with cool water, being careful not to spread the stain further.
Step 2: Pretreat the stain with a laundry stain remover.
Step 3: Launder in the hottest water the fabric will allow to get out the stain, and either chlorine bleach if the fabric will allow it, or color bleach if not.
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.
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 orange 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 orange stain is 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 orange juice stain.
You can get more information on how to clean upholstery here.
The instructions for orange juice 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.
You may also find this video on how to remove 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 D-32, Flickr Creative Commons
Hi, I'm Taylor, a busy mom with 3 kids, so I have lots of hands on experience with house cleaning, laundry and my fair share of spots, spills and other messy catastrophes. Thanks for visiting my site.
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