How to Remove Beer and Liquor Stains from Clothes and Carpet

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Thank god its Sunday !! This might act as a saviour from the week’s weariness as you have got a chance to mingle with peers and friends at home in the evening. And in the same be-wilderness, when the music is loud and everyone dancing to the tunes of DJ mixes of Badshah with their glasses in hand,  Someone just jostles and the drink spills on your shirt and carpet too. Since you are a courteous host, you gulped the malice which you felt while someone accidentally poured beer/ liquor on the carpet. The Laundry House with the expertise of carpet cleaning shall be sharing some tips to ease your woes on cloth and carpet cleaning as its not doomed and beyond repair. Our carpet cleaners in Gurgaon suggest the following remedial treatment for fabric and carpet stains :

Beer is a water based stain. So you don’t need to freak out. But dark and fruited beer should be straightaway tended to prevent stains from clothes and carpet.

First thing to do : Grab for a paper towel and absorb as much as you can because blotting up the spill before introducing liquid based detergents.

Treating beer stains :

From clothes

For these tedious looking stains this tip on fabric cleaning is a bliss as recommended by our fabric and carpet cleaning experts:

It’s wise to blot up as much beer as you can using paper towel. Next step is dilute a small amount of liquid laundry detergent in lukewarm water. Then dab a sponge or a rag in detergent and dab at the stain until it is lightened. And then wash as usual and dry it in dryer.

On Carpet

Method # 1

Using paper towels,  soak up as much of the beer stain as quickly as you can to prevent the beer from being absorbed into the carpet. Our carpet cleaners in Delhi and NCR clearly suggest combining  1 tablespoon of white vinegar and 1 tablespoon of liquid dishwashing detergent with 2 cups of warm water. Then using a sponge that’s soaked in this solution, work from the outside of the stain in, blotting the affected area of the carpet. The beer stain should begin to gradually disappear.To remove any remaining vinegar, sponge the carpet with cold water and pat dry using a towel.

Method # 2

After soaking up any remaining liquid using a clean towel, take a good amount of baking soda and sprinkle it directly on the beer stain and leave it for 24 hours. This will help soak up any remaining smell that the beer may leave behind. After 24 hours, vacuum up the baking soda and there is no stain.