Baby Stains – How to Get Rid of Smells and Stains

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Carpet Stains - Carpet Cleaning

Remove Common Baby Stains from your Carpet – How-to-Guide

 

1. Baby poop carpet stain removal

One of the most common dirt and stains to remove from carpets is the baby poop. You will need to clean the mess and remove the smell as well.

What to use:

  • Liquid soap
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • Sponge
  • Cloth

 

What to do:

If the poop is dropped on the carpet, be careful in scooping it out without spreading its dirt on the carpet. In a bowl, mix the water, vinegar, and the liquid soap. Use the sponge to clean the stained area. Use the clean dry cloth to absorb the liquid and wetness from the carpet. Repeat this process if needed, or there are still some dirt and stains to remove.

For stubborn stains caused by the baby poop, the said formula can be added with a drop of hydrogen peroxide together with a drop of ammonia. This is a powerful solution for stain removal from carpets.

 

2. Baby urine carpet cleaning

Baby urine will not leave stains on the carpet but a foul odor that may need extreme carpet cleaning.

What to use:

  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • Towel

 

What to do:

Your first task is to take away the urine from the carpet so that it will not sink deeper into its fabric. You can do it by simply blotting out the wetness using towel.

For the cleaning or treatment solution, mix the water and vinegar of equal portion in a cup or bowl. With a sponge, clean the area and wash the urine away. To take off the wetness from the carpet, blot the area with the towel and let it dry.

In case the urine dried up already, add the solution with a drop of liquid soap and sponge the affected area to remove the urine and the stains. Dry it afterwards with a cloth or towel.

 

3. Baby vomit carpet cleaning

Baby tends to vomit after mealtime. Even if you have that cloth always ready on your shoulder, the vomit may still drop down on the carpet. To prevent the vomit from staining the carpet, you will need to clean it away immediately.

 

What to use:

  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Spoon
  • Baking Soda
  • White Vinegar
  • Liquid soap
  • Sponge
  • Towel

 

What to do:

If there is vomit left on the carpet, scrape it off without spreading the mess on the surface. Once the vomit is removed, sprinkle and spread the baking soda on the affected area and let it stay for about 15 minutes to absorb the liquid. After 15 minutes, clean out the baking soda with a vacuum cleaner.

To remove the stains from the vomit, use the solution. Mix the liquid soap with the white vinegar and warm water in a cup or bowl. With a sponge, brush away the stain and dry it with a clean cloth. Make sure there is no soap left on the carpet.

 

4. Blood stain carpet cleaning

When accidents happen and kids bleed from bruises or cuts, the carpet gets stained unnoticeably. If you notice it right away, you can simply act fast in cleaning it with cold water. If the blood dried out already, here is what you need to remove the blood stain.

What to use:

  • Liquid soap
  • Ammonia
  • Sponge
  • Towel

 

What to do:

Brush the dried blood first using soft bristle brush or an old tooth brush. Mix a few drops of liquid soap with the cold water for the solution. Sponge the blood stained area, but not too hard to spread the blood on further parts. Dry it out using a towel or cloth. Repeat the steps in case the blood stain is still there.

 

5. Removing chewing gum from the carpet

Kids like chewing gums, and they also like to leave those gums in the carpet. Once you spot one in the carpet, remove them right away. If the gums dry out on the carpet, you have better ways to clean and remove them away from the carpet.

What to use:

  • Ice cubes
  • Butter knife
  • Old Tooth brush
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Liquid soap

What to do:

Put the ice cubes in a clean plastic bag and place it on top of the area where the gums were hardened. Lift the gum away from the carpet fabric carefully using the butter knife. Rub a small piece of the ice cube over the remaining gums in the carpet and slowly pull it off as it hardens with the ice.

The tooth brush can be used also, to remove the remaining gums. Clean the area with the liquid soap to prevent ants and insects from infesting the carpet. To dry out the carpet, use a clean cloth and damp it on the fabric until it absorb the wetness to dry.

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