Easy Solutions For Red Wine Stain Removal

Photo Credit: Channel 4 website It happens to all of us oenophiles and newbies alike eventually: the red wine spill. Whether you are at a party, a restaurant or in your own home, it’s bound to happen. To parody a favorite movie line of mine: On a long enough time-line the chance for a spill with any red wine drinker drops to zero. But there are steps you can take in red wine stain removal if you are quick to counteract the stain from setting and ruining your shirt, carpet or whatever fabric the wine encounters. Removing Red Wine Stains From Clothing With red wine stain removal, clothes are probably the easiest to address. The important thing is to stay cool. Don’t freak out and start rubbing at the stain with a napkin or paper towel. You want to excuse yourself to a restroom or any place where running water is available. Let’s say a kitchen, to eliminate variables. Take a wash cloth or paper towel, get it damp without soaking it and blot the red wine stain until it stops absorbing the wine. DO NOT RUB the stain. This will spread it out over the fabric and makes matters [...]

Need To Remove Red Wine From Carpet?

A rapid reaction is probably the most vital aspect to remove red wine from carpet. That means move your ass. The quicker the spill is tended to, the higher the chance will be of removing the wine stain completely. The first step in removing red wine from carpet is to extract as much of the wine as possible. Paper towels are helpful in removing the excess wine, but a shop vac works best. The shop vac should be positioned over the spill and the vacuum will do it’s job. For those using paper towels, place a several towels on top of the spill and apply pressure. The paper towels should stay put for about 20 minutes or until fully soaked and replaced with a fresh stack if necessary, until the area is almost dry. When most of the liquid has been absorbed, the stain treatment can begin. There are several options to choose when trying to remove the stain. One way to remove it, surprisingly, is with more wine. Not red wine, but white wine. White wine dilutes the color of the stain. White wine can be used to extract the wine as well. The spill area can be doused [...]