The Most Common Stains that Stick..and What to do About Them

There’s not a whole lot worse than discovering a fresh stain on your brand new couch, rug, or carpets, but it’s an unfortunate incident with which most of us are familiar.


So what foods or liquids do you need to particularly watch out for? And what do you do when you (gasp) have one of them in your home?


The Most Common Types of Stains:


• Red wine


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• Coffee


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• Juice


Succo di pomodoro


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So now that we know what the most common types of stains are, how do we eliminate them?


The most important thing to know about stains is to fix them quickly. The minute you spill or notice the stain, immediately tend to them so they don’t set. Grab a microfiber cloth and add a bit of mild dish soap to dab at the spot. NEVER rub or scrub a spot. I know it might be your first instinct, but this can often make spots a lot bigger, making them even more difficult to get rid of.


If your spot is resistant to the mild dish soap and dabbing, your spot most likely needs attention from a professional. To prevent stains from setting, you may want to consider applying carpet protectant  in order to keep your home as beautiful as the day you moved in.


7 thoughts on “The Most Common Stains that Stick..and What to do About Them

  1. These are some good spot removal tips you have here. The quicker you can get to the spot the better your chances of removing it. Also, staying with a mild detergent or just water is a good tip. This way if you can’t remove it, the professional still might be able to. If you mess with the spot to much you could set it and then it will never come out.

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