Pudding stain removal tips and techniques come in handy if you are as brave as the parents in the photo below who allowed their little girl to help make the pudding.
Plus, it's chocolate pudding in the picture, no less, which is generally the hardest pudding stain to remove.
The directions below will work, generally, for removing most pudding flavor stains, such as vanilla, butterscotch, rice, banana, pistachio, and of course chocolate pudding stains.
Note however, that if you have trouble with these general stain removal directions below you should consult the A-Z Stain Removal Guide for the specific ingredient contained within the pudding spilled for more help.
Step 1: Scrape off any excess pudding from the fabric, being careful not to spread the stain further.
Step 2: Run the fabric, inside out, under the cold water to flush out as much of the pudding 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.
Step 1: Scrape off any excess pudding from the upholstery, being careful not to spread the stain further.
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 pudding with a clean white cloth.
Step 4: Next, blot at the stain until the liquid is absorbed.
Step 5: Repeat steps 3-4 until the pudding 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 pudding.
If this pudding stain removal method for upholstery does not work you can also try removing the stain with dry cleaning solvent.
You can get more information on how to clean upholstery here.
The instructions for pudding stain removal from carpet is the same as for upholstery.
However, if you don't have luck with these stain removal methods 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 to remove the stain.
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 joelester
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