No matter how careful we are people are clumsy. The spilling of red wine is not just bad because of the waste of a natural resource it just might stain something. Here are a few tried and true ways to remove that red spot. We will discuss what works best on wet and dry stains.
Wet Stain Removal
- Club Soda. Pour club soda on the stain gradually until the stain dissappears.
- Salt Method. Cover the stain with table salt and allow it to dry for an hour, then brush up the salt.
- Club Soda and Salt. Use club soda to soak the stain then cover completely with salt, let dry then brush off the salt.
- Milk. blot up the wine as much as possible never rub. Then cover the stain with fresh milk and allow to set for an hour.
- Soap and Hydrogen Peroxide. Blot red wine out of the fabric using clean cloth or paper towels, making sure not to rub. Mix equal parts of fabric safe soap and peroxide together in a bottle. Spray on the area and blot with a dry paper towel until stain is gone.
Dry Stain Removal
- Shaving Cream. Put white shaving cream on stain let the fabric absorb it then wash in warm water.
- White wine and baking soda. Soak the stain with white wine then apply a thick baking soda paste. Wash as usual.
- Vodka Method. Soak the stain with clear unflavored vodka then wash as usual.
We are sure there are many more methods as these are just a few. There are even special cleaners to specifically remove red wine. Make sure to test for color fastness on fabrics before using any of the above methods.