is fresh orange juice kicked over by a child, a typical type of stain
where children of all ages sit and play.
how the stain looks before any treatment. It's been there for 2 weeks
but it still looks like a drink stain with an orangey colour.
results on this type of stain use dilute acetic acid (about 3:1 water to
acid) but you can use malt vinegar (around 1:1 mix with water or even
neat) to very good effect. However, you can get a professional solution
by clicking through to our professional stain treatments on
200ml in your spray bottle and spray evenly and liberally over the whole
want to get the reagent into the fibres. Use your hard brush to
"tamp" the stain. This involves effectively hitting it
by first raising the brush...
then letting it fall under its own weight onto the stain. Do this all
over the stain for around 2 minutes to ensure the reagent gets into as
many fibres as possible.
brush in fresh warm water and tamp the water into the stain. Keep
putting more water on the brush and repeating until the whole stain is
|Start vacuuming away the liquid working towards you...
keep repeating until you have removed as much liquid as possible.
stain should now be gone but if it isn't don't panic. Go back to the top
and repeat the process. If there isn't very much of a change in the
stain you probably haven't guessed the right kind of stain. Simply try
for food if you've tried for drink and visa-versa.
wash out your spray bottle or go and treat another stain. If you have a
few bottles it may be a good idea to keep a mixture permanently in the
sprayer ready for new stains (especially if you have children).