Especially when you have clumsy tendencies, spills happen. Unsightly blemishes still occur, though you do everything you can to keep the carpets vibrant and plush. Since it is a popular drink or ingredient, such as for cereal and other foods, among adults and children alike, milk spills are still very common. It is highly likely people will experience this mess on their carpets because of the frequent use of milk. If not properly treated, stains, and worse, odors can form quite quickly, despite milk not being dark, like say red wine. You can easily remove the milk and any potential stains and odors, if you treat the spill quickly with household ingredients, in most instances. We at Carpet Care 2000 would like to take the opportunity to share with you today, below are a few methods you can use on your Southern California carpets to remove milk.
Patch Test Milk Carpet Stain
Whether it is one below or a commercial product, you want to perform a patch test in an inconspicuous area to prevent any potential color fading or becoming discolored and avoiding fibers from being damaged to ensure the carpet is cohesive to the solution.
How to Get Rid of Milk Smells in Carpet?
1) Sop up the excess milk with a blotting or patting technique, with heavy pressure and using a paper towel or clean cloth or towel.
2) Combined 1 tbsp of liquid dishwashing soap and 2 cups of warm water in your choice of bowl, bucket, or squirt bottle, and dampen a cloth. Repeat until it is removed.
3) Use diluted ammonia; mixing 2 cups of warm water and 1 tbsp of ammonia, in the event the milk is a stain and requires more potency. Treat a fresh cloth with the solution and blot up the tough milk.
4) Make certain to use a water-damp cloth to rinse the solution residue away, no matter which solution or both used.
5) Follow up with a clean towel to blot up as much moisture as possible, once the milk and residues are rinsed.
Spilled Milk on Carpet Smell
1) Blot up the excess milk, promptly use a paper towel or rag.
2) After the excess is sopped up, use a water-damp cloth to pat the milk out.
3) Generously sprinkle baking soda, or corn starch will work in a pinch. Wait for about 30 minutes to let the baking soda or corn starch absorb the remaining milk with the affected area still damp. To draw up moisture and destroy any odor molecules that might have been created, keep in mind baking soda the baking soda will take care of it.
Carpet Cleaning, Stain Removal in Tracy, Livermore, San Ramon, Dublin, Mountain House, Walnut Creek, Danville & the East Bay of California
It can be a challenge to remove, and it will develop bacteria and odors as well, especially once milk has time to dry into the carpets. The experts of Carpet Care 2000 we can remove the milk stains, eliminate any developing odors, and sanitize the area by destroying any growing bacteria. Call us today for a comprehensive carpet cleaning if you are having difficulties or simply want to ensure efficiency.