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Getting Red Juice Stain Out of Beige Carpet

I know there have been requests for this before, but I just can't find them.
We had a spill of juice/kool-aid (some red beverage), and now we have a big red stain in our carpet.
What's the best product to use? I have 3yo and a 9mo old who both play in the area, so I'm concerned about chemicals, etc...

What can I do next?

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C., have you ever heard of the wellness company Melaleuca? They have amazing products that are all chemical free and work better than any others I have ever used.
My sister went into her daughters bathroom one day to find black hair dye on a very light carpet. It had been over a week since her daughter had colored her hair so the dye was set in and dried!!!! She uesd one of Melaleuca's products and it came completely OUT. I am partnered with the company and can help you shop direct with them at wholesale prices.
Give me a call if you are interested and I can tell you more about it.
Have agood day and hope to talk to you soon. :-)
P.
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if it is dry. Then get it wet again with some warm water. Then put salt on it..
I learned this from spilling drinks.. the salt will soak up the liquid from the juice..

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We ended up with the red dye on our beige carpet as well and we used the blue dawn dish soap and an iron and it worked surprisingly well. My husband found this on the internet too. We soaked a towel in soapy water, then put the warm iron on the towel on the stain and eventually...the stain went away. It took awhile, but we didn't see the actual spillage so it was dry by the time we tried this and I have to say, I was shocked it worked!

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C., have you ever heard of the wellness company Melaleuca? They have amazing products that are all chemical free and work better than any others I have ever used.
My sister went into her daughters bathroom one day to find black hair dye on a very light carpet. It had been over a week since her daughter had colored her hair so the dye was set in and dried!!!! She uesd one of Melaleuca's products and it came completely OUT. I am partnered with the company and can help you shop direct with them at wholesale prices.
Give me a call if you are interested and I can tell you more about it.
Have agood day and hope to talk to you soon. :-)
P.
###-###-#### home or ###-###-#### cell

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Well, I know boiling water gets out grape juice stains...I don't know how it would work on carpet, but you could give it a try...probably blotting the area after you pour some of the hot water on it.

Also, there are MANY brands of biodegradeable , environmentally friendly, non-toxic cleaners out there...just go to WHOLE FOODS and you'll find them. Good luck!

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I don't know if this works on kool aid, but it works on red wine and blueberries. I miss some hydrogen peroxide with a little baking soda, put it on the stain and it just disappears. You would want to test a small corner of your carpet first to make sure the peroxide doesn't bleach it, but so far, none of my son's clothes ave been bleached by this mixture.
Good Luck,
J.

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I had a grape juice spill, the only thing I could find in the house that I thought wasn't going to be to harsh was, OxyClean powder. I worked like a champ. I called our carpet sales man and he said its a great product because it doesn't leave any thing behind for dirt to stick to like some soaps will. Good luck!

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Hi there, Sol-u-Mel from Melaleuca!!!!
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S.

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if it is dry. Then get it wet again with some warm water. Then put salt on it..
I learned this from spilling drinks.. the salt will soak up the liquid from the juice..

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Try a product called Wine Away. It does amazing things.

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dry oxy clean... just put a pile of it on the stain, then pour club soda over it, get it really wet... dump some more dry oxy clean on the spot, just a tiny bit more club soda, just enough to dampen any remaining dry oxyclean... let it sit over night and voila...clean carpet. at least it has worked many times over on our reading circle's carpet. i hope it does as much for you

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white vinegar will fade it to light blue if it is a natural red dye. Then you wash with a little soapy water, then vinegar again until the red color has disappeared. It has something to do with acids and bases. Works on grape juice stains too.

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Spray & Wash & Mr Clean Magic sponges are my friend wih 2 active boys. It will take red wine, coffee, all juice, pen crayon, you name it. I haven't found a stain it won't take out and its handy and easy to use. Yes I use it on the carpet and even walls. I just spray the area and let it sit for a few mins and then get a warm wet towel and pat it and you will be shocked. Make sure you rise the area if you use a lot of it. You may have to scrub for more stubborn stains. I will use the magic sponge to get little spills on chairs, walls and hard surfaces and sometimes carpet. Just be careful as it will fall apart. I just get it really wet and leave some water in it and use a corner and pat the area. Simple Green has a horrilb oder and can leave the green stain on some materials. also something else i learned, baby wipes work great for cleaning leather. Talk about handy clean up for leather furniture with kids. LOVE!!!! Good luck. I finally ripped up all my carpet in my main living area and put in laminate flooring after my second baby came. LOVE IT!! No smells or orders and easy to clean. My son just decided to color my bedroom carpet with a purple crayon yesterday. Spray and wash to the rescue.

SAHM/Zombie 40yrs with 2 sons. super funny active 3yr and a 7month old that is on a mission to walk before 8 months. Love the outdoors and waterskiing. A glass (bottle) of wine helps at night when the kids are sleeping.

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Oooh, sorry about that. That's horrible. I see you have a lot of recommendations for Oxyclean, and I can tell you- these people are right! Once when I spilled red wine on a white chair, I just mixed some dry Oxyclean with some water and dabbed it on the chair- the stain lifted instantly! I was amazed. I know I sound like a commercial, but seriously, that stuff rocks. Best of luck!

I've had to get red dye #40 out of light carpet recently. I did research online and this is what I found that works: take equal parts ammonia and water and spray the affected area with this mixture until it is saturated. Then take a barely damp towel and lay it on top and place a hot iron on top of the towel for 30 seconds at a time. Repeat, moving towel around as needed, until stain is gone. Good luck!

The product 'red out' available at vacuum or carpet specialty stores is wonderful. I've been able to completely get out red stains every time.

Simple Green or OxyClean. Those are the only two products that I have ever had any success with and they won't harm your children. OxyClean actually comes in a spray bottle now which makes it really easy! My husband actually just spilled wine on our white carpet and I used the OxyClean spray and it worked like a charm. I prefer SimpleGreen if you are using a steam cleaner. It foams less than OxyClean. Good luck!

I highly recommend ChemDry. Despite its name, it is not full of chemicals. It comes in a blue canister (I think you can get it at Home Depot), and it works like magic. Just spray a shot on the stain, wait, and blot it out with a clean towel. I have gotten out chocolate stains, red wine stains, you name it. If you can't find that, heat up some club soda in the microwave, with a few drops of Simple Green. That works well, too (though not as "magically" as the Chem Dry).

just try some white wine it may help
or windex
marie

I use hot spot or is it shot....that stuff takes any stain out...but if you don't want those chemicals hanging around...then maybe steam clean afterwards with a baking soda water mix.

spot shot or oxy clean (they have a spray now)

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