If you’re an avid coffee drinker, chances are you’ve spilt (on your favorite shirt, couch, or floor) a number of times. Lucky for all of us who love a morning cup of joe, there are tips and tricks to help you clean coffee stains off of all these surfaces and more!

Next time this happens to you, don’t panic! Here’s how to fight those stains and get back to your daily routine:

Shirt – Use the basic rules of spot removal. Put a few drops in one area of the shirt, count to ten, then examine the results. Next, work from the outer edge and work your way towards the center of the stain. After some time and patience, your stain should be removed thoroughly.

Couch – The same rules apply for couch cleaning, except you’ll want to know which solutions you can use for which fabrics. For many fabrics, you can use a little liquid dish soap and cool water. However, you might want to apply a ProSeal fabric protector to protect your furnishes against accidental spills. Click here to learn more.

Carpets – Your carpet was probably a large investment, so it’s important to clean them with the utmost care. First, apply a small amount of dry cleaning solvent or alcohol, but be sure not to over-wet. Mix one teaspoonful of white neutral detergent with a cup of lukewarm water. Mix one tablespoon of household ammonia with a half cup of water and one-third cup of white household vinegar with two-thirds cup of water. Lastly, blend a solution of powered enzyme laundry detergent following label or box directions.

For more tips on how to quickly remove accidental coffee spills, click here.

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