Asked on Mar 24, 2019

How can I clean a black coffee stain that has set on white carpet?



Unfortunately a large cup of hot black coffee got spilled on our white carpet - tried stain remover but its not cutting it so it has set. Any suggestions on how to get this stain up???

7 answers
  • Michelle Leslie
    Michelle Leslie
    on Mar 25, 2019

    Oh dear sorry to hear that Gingee. You can mix one tablespoon of liquid dish soap, one tablespoon of white vinegar in two cups of warm water. Apply the mixture with a a clean, white cloth to the coffee stain. Apply a little bit at a time, blotting frequently with a dry cloth until the stain disappears

  • Unique Creations By Anita
    Unique Creations By Anita
    on Mar 25, 2019

    You can get a carpet stain remover which would be my first choice. Not worth taking a chance with a white carpet.

  • Pam Walker
    Pam Walker
    on Mar 25, 2019

    TRY this formula in a spray bottle: 1/2 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar, 1 Cup Club Soda, 1/2 Cup Dawn Ultimate & 1/4 Cup Lemon Juice. Shake to combine. Spray on stain until saturated. Wait a couple of minutes. With dry paper towels, rub it vigorously until the stain is removed. If one application is not enough, repeat. It usually comes out with our family the first time. Let it dry. That's it. GL

  • Glenda Smith
    Glenda Smith
    on Mar 25, 2019

    I understand that Norwex makes a cleaner that will get ANYTHING out of anything. Sorry, don't know the name but I know it takes out any stain.

    • Gingee
      on Mar 25, 2019

      - I thought the same, using Norwex stain remover but it did not take it out - any other suggestions

  • Judith
    on Mar 25, 2019

    I took a dishwasher pod....diluted it in water......put in on the stain .....let it stand for about an hour.....then rubbed it off with a clean white clothe.......rinsing in warm water till the spot was gone.

  • Dsouther
    on Mar 25, 2019

    Hi, I don't have a suggestion for a carpet cleaner product. However I strongly disagree with "vigorously rubbing" carpet and with using liquid soap. Both of these things mess up the pile of the carpet. Whatever, you use, I suggest that you take a clean soft towel and "Blot" the stain. If this were my carpet, I would just call a carpet cleaning service. Some "private" carpet cleaners can adjust hours to come after hours if you have a career.

    • Pam Walker
      Pam Walker
      on Apr 6, 2019

      It hasn't messed up our pile & we've been using it for a couple of years. Blotting doesn't get enough of the water up & takes longer to dry.

  • Mking
    on Mar 27, 2019

    After working high end hotels ( very high end). The best spot cleaner for wine and coffee. Club soda. Pour it on blot it up

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