Emergency! Spot Cleaning Your Rug after a Spill

Jim Williams
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Cleaning & Maintenance

Oh no! The instant when a spill happens on your rug can be nerve racking. Take the stress out of spills with this easy guide for spot cleaning your rug after a spill.

  • Blot with cold water.
  • Make a detergent with 1 teaspoon dishwashing liquid and one cup cold water and blot with the cleaner.
  • If the stain is stubborn, mix 1/3 cup white vinegar with 2/3 cup water and blot clean with mixture.
  • Blot with a lint-free cloth.

Don’ts of spot cleaning

  • Don’t wipe!
  • Don’t let the stain set in.
  • Don’t use harsh cleaners – use baking soda, vinegar, OR a mild dish soap.

The next time a spill happens on your rug – don’t panic. Use these tricks and homemade cleaners to get rid of the spot quickly and easily.