With the holidays fast approaching, it goes without saying there will be parties and gatherings that you will be hosting. Beverages will be served and accidents happen. If any of the popular beverages such as red wine, hot cocoa, eggnog, or apple cider should tarnish your carpet, we at Leading Carpet Cleaning have the solution for you.

1. Removing Cider Stains from Carpet
– Immediately blot the excess moisture with paper towels or a dry cloth.
– Combine 1 tbsp ammonia and 2 cups of warm water and mix well.
– Using a clean cloth, sponge on the solution onto the blemished surface.
– Gently work out the cider in circular patterns in addition to blotting, working the stain from the outside in.
– Rinse with warm water
– Towel dry the remaining liquid.
– Allow to air dry and follow up with a vacuum once it is thoroughly dried.

2. Cleaning Eggnog Spills from Carpet
– Use paper towels to remove excess or a clean cloth, if necessary, you may need to use a spoon to scoop up the bulk of the substance.
– Mix ¼ tsp liquid dish soap in 2 cups warm water.
– B sure to avoid using detergent or even a higher concentrated mixture.
– Rinse out the stain with warm water, be sure to blot up moisture in between, you do not want your carpet soaked.
– Sponge your mixture to the area and gently pat up the stain.
– If a residue persists, use a vinegar solution of 1 cup white vinegar and 2 cups warm water, and gently work the solution thoroughly.
– Rinse with warm water
– Using a clean and dry towel blot up all remaining moisture.
– Vacuum the area once it is completely dry

3. How to Get Hot Chocolate Cocoa Stains Out of Carpet
– Blot excess liquid with paper towels or a clean dry cloth.
– Mix together 1 tbsp dish soap liquid, with 2 cups warm water and mix well.
– Sponge the mixture on to the stain. Do not over saturate
– Blot until all liquid is thoroughly sopped up.
– Allow to air dry.

4. How to Get Red Wine Stains Out of Carpet
– Blot the spill immediately with paper towels, and continue to blot until the liquid as stopped blotting up.
– Drop a few ounces of cool water directly over the blemished area, and blot again.
– In a container of your choice, mix together 1 tbsp liquid dish soap, 1 tbsp white vinegar, and 2 cups of warm water mix we.
– Soak clean cloth in the mixture and began dabbing the remaining stain. Dab a clean, dry cloth in between treatments to keep moisture contained. You do not want the carpet soaked.
– Rinse the area with cool water, and blot dry with a dry cloth.
– Once area is fully dry, vacuum.

**NOTES** Never use hot water; it can set stains into your carpet. Whether you decide to use our homemade remedies or store bought products, always perform a patch test in a inconspicuous area to ensure it does not compromise the integrity of your carpet. Use plain white cloths or paper towels as dye or print can transfer to your carpet.

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If stains persist, contact Leading Carpet Cleaning today to extract the stains!