Removing Chocolate from carpets and Upholstery

Removing Chocolate from carpets and Upholstery

Easter time means chocolate – and lots of it. So, children and adults will be snapping bits off Easter eggs and small shards of chocolate will fall on the carpet, on the sofa seats and even on your car seats on the way home from a family Easter visit.

Here are our TOP TIPS for removing melted chocolate from your carpets and sofas…

Removing melted Chocolate from Carpet

Drip a little cold water directly over the chocolate stain. Then get a clean cloth with a spot of detergent and rub in a circular motion. (this prevents spreading the stain by rubbing side to side). Allow it to soak in for ONE whole minute, then rinse off with a finger under a damp clean cloth, again in small circles and it should be gone.

Removing melted chocolate from upholstery

Pour 2 cups of cold water into a saucepan or bowl. Mix 1 tablespoon of Fairy liquid (or other brand) into the water. Damp a clean cloth into the solution and wring out. Start at the outside edge of the chocolate stain and apply the cloth in small circles. Rinse cloth wring out and repeat to rinse, then press dry with a Tea towel or paper towel.

Removing dried in chocolate stains

Try white vinegar diluted with a little water about 2:1
Or try toothpaste and baking soda, by wetting the stain and applying a little toothpaste, then sprinkle baking soda and rub gently until the stain disappears.

Removing Food Colouring from Carpets

First blot any excess liquid with paper towel, or if it’s a dry stain, just wet with a little water. Then make a solution of 1 Tb Spoon of white vinegar and 1 Tb spoon of Fairy liquid (or similar) mixed into 2 cups of warm water. Dab with a dry clean cloth.

Any stubborn stains?
Give us a call and our commercial solutions will probably do the trick!