How do I clean red dye stain off white laminate kitchen cabinets?

by Angela

Accidentally spilled red hibiscus and passion fruit tea down my white laminated kitchen cabinet. I have tried bleach and Ajax. Nothing happened. Any suggestions. Thanks Angela

  12 answers
  • Redcatcec Redcatcec on Dec 14, 2019

    Some have suggested 7th Generation stain remover and had luck with that.

    Another thought would be a paste of baling soda + water, leave it on for 5 min to soak in, use a soft plastic bristled brush, like a tooth brush to gently scrub.

    Or give nail polish remover on a cotton ball-for this use in a small area to see if it works at all.

    Best to you.

  • Megan Megan on Dec 14, 2019

    Try a small amount of vinegar and water. I've had luck with that! I've also had luck with a magic eraser!

  • Rymea Rymea on Dec 14, 2019

    You say you used bleach but I always used clorox cleanup on our white laminate countertops to remove coffee stains, wine etc. Spray it on, let it set for a min. It always worked.

  • Try Magic Eraser.

  • Make a paste with baking soda and water. You can use a damp sponge or a soft-bristled toothbrush to apply the paste to the stains, scrubbing gently as you go. Leave the paste on the cabinets for a few minutes, and then wipe it off with a clean sponge.

  • Pamela Pamela on Dec 14, 2019

    Have you tried magic eraser ? Red eye is very hard to get out 😢 good luck !

  • Laura Cooper Laura Cooper on Dec 14, 2019

    I think this is an excellent application for a magic eraser.

  • Angela Angela on Dec 15, 2019

    Thanks DIYers. Nothing worked. Guess I’ll call the manufacturer to see if the have a solution. If not maybe they can make me a new drawer front. Thanks for helping.


  • BObby WerhoWskii BObby WerhoWskii on Sep 01, 2021

    You have probably experienced it before that whenever you accidentally spill a drink over your clothes, it leaves some stains behind. Sometimes, those stains are lighter and easy to remove whereas sometimes those stains are difficult to remove.

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    Upon discovering the red stain, it's important to act as quickly as possible before the stain sets into the carpet fibers. Use a few clean paper towels to soak up any red stain.

  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jul 31, 2023

    Barkeepers Friend?

  • Mogie Mogie on Aug 06, 2023

    The best way to clean a tea stain from a worktop is to use the same mix of bicarbonate of soda and water you would use for mugs and teaspoons. You can also try using half a lemon dipped in salt on laminate or wooden worktops.

  • Dee Dee on Dec 04, 2023

    Remove stains with a paste made from baking soda and water.

    Peroxide or Clorex will also take the stains out.