How To Remove Accidental Carpet Stains On Holiday Rentals

Carpet stains are irritating and annoying. However, they are unavoidable as accidents are an everyday occurrence.

Stains can be caused by a host of things for instance; tea, coffee, dirt, food etc.

It is imperative to have the knowledge that allows one to get rid of carpet stains quickly and without damaging the carpet as this can rescue you from an embarrassing situation.

These five tips promise to get rid of all types of stains

1. Detergent solution

Mix any available non-bleach detergent with water. Carpet cleaning Hatfield advise to dab the stain with a towel dipped into the solution. Detergent solution especially works for water soluble stains such as milk and ink.

2. Baking Soda

Baking soda deals quickly with urine and vomit stains. First, wipe what you can with a white towel then pour the baking soda over the affected area. Let it dry then vacuum. Baking soda not only cleans it also sanitizes.


3. Vinegar solution

Vinegar is king as it can deal with almost all types of stains. Mix half a cup of water with half a cup of white vinegar and gently blot the stain with a white towel saturated with the vinegar solution.

4. Shaving Cream

Ordinary shaving cream can remove a wide range of stains. Gently apply the shaving cream over the stained section and leave for 30-40 minutes. After the time has elapsed, use a white towel to blot the stain away.

5. Ammonia solution

Special water soluble stains, e.g. coffee and blood respond quickly to ammonia solution. Mix one tablespoon of household ammonia with one cup of water to make the solution.

Whatever kind of stain you are dealing with, it will respond to either one or two of the above methods.


-Always use a white towel.
-Never rub a stain but simply dab or blot.
-Always deal with a stain from the outside in.
-Test over a small area first as a precaution to avoid destroying your rug.