HELP! Gatorade Stain on Carpet - Aurora,IL

Updated on April 05, 2007
G.B. asks from Lake View, NY
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Mamas please help, we have a large orange Gatorade stain on our beige carpet. I have tried Resolve and Oxyclean and neither even faded it. Suggestions??? Thank you.

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So What Happened?

Thank you for all the responses! We finally did get the Gatorade stain out but only due to my husband's perseverance. I had already given up hope. (I always knew he was more stubborn than me!) We tried Spot Shot, Resolve, 409, Shout, Oxy and a few others. What worked in the end was an amonia solution, a cloth diaper and a hot iron. Unbelievable! To the mom with the red Gatorade stain: there is hope, our stain had toally dried out before we started treating it.

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K.

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Try to use Spot Shot this always works for stains in my beige carpet. Its gotten red juice,pop,other spills,make up,vomit,and mud out of my light carpet.

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C.S.

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I had red wine on my carpet for 3 months and nothing worked but this product. The name is TEK it is sold at most stores. it is in a white bottle with red and black detail on the front I got it from Meijer. I hope you can use this

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Try to use Spot Shot this always works for stains in my beige carpet. Its gotten red juice,pop,other spills,make up,vomit,and mud out of my light carpet.

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L.M.

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Spot Shot. It works wonders. You may need to do a couple of applications. It THAT doesn't work (and I'd be surprised), you'll probably have to bring in the big guns and hire a professional. I recommend Bella Carpet & Drapery Cleaning by Gary Giovannelli ###-###-####). Gary's a great, honest guy. You won't get "taken".

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A.G.

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I LOVE BORAX!!! You can buy it in the laundry section. I got grape juice out of our beige carpeting with it. Although it was still wet. Maybe if you dampen the stained area first, they apply a paste of borax there and let it ist until it dries and vacuum. That's what I did with the grape juice and it worked like a charm.

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V.D.

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SPOT SHOT....like 2 other ladies have mentioned. Spot Shot is a WONDERFUL stain remover product...it has gotten EVERYTHING (blood, ink, finger nail polish, red mud...just to name a few)out of my light beige carpets. You can find it just about anywhere, Wal-Mart, Target, and even some grocery stores carry it. I would be shocked if this doesn't work. Good Luck!

D.

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Try spot shot! It worked for me!

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J.B.

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CALL ACTIVE ###-###-####

HIS NAME IS VLAD, HE'S VERY FAIR ON SPOT CHARGES.

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S.

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Try a product called Folex - it's at Target, Dominicks. It has gotten out EVERYTHING I have tried it on.

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M.L.

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Have you contacted Gatorade? Maybe they could help
If you go to their site there is always contact info.

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M.W.

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Can you forward me your email address and I'll send you a brochure of what I use? My friends used this same 3 in 1 cleaner to remove paint from the carpet in their home so I"m sure gatorade is not match.

____@____.com

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J.

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I would try a carpeting spot cleaner - I've had good luck with the products you can buy at any hardware store or kmart. There is one product in particular - can't remember the brand, but it's a foaming cleaner in an aerosol can with a built-in brush, and the can is dark purple. When I lived in an apartment with white carpeting before I was married, I lived by that stuff.

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D.R.

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I wish I could help! I have a large red gatorade stain on my carpet. You name it, I've tried it. If you find something that works, please let me know! I do have Spot shot and that didn't get it out either--the dyes that gatorade uses must be really harsh

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J.P.

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Hi G.,

I recommend a product called Sol-u-Mel, it's manufactured by a company called Melaleuca. I have been shopping from Melaleuca for environmentally safe cleaning and personal care products for 4 years. It's a co-op shopping system and I can give you all the information you need, including Sol-u-Mel. Please email me at ____@____.com or call me at ###-###-####. I live in Oak Park, IL.

Sincerely,

J. Penfield
www.teamwahu.com
____@____.com
###-###-####

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C.S.

answers from Chicago on

I had red wine on my carpet for 3 months and nothing worked but this product. The name is TEK it is sold at most stores. it is in a white bottle with red and black detail on the front I got it from Meijer. I hope you can use this

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S.

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I have gotten gator aid out of everything (baseball uniform, soccer uniform, van seat, van carpeting, baseball bags, family room carpet, etc.) by using Shout. I know that it is laundry spot remover but whenever I get a stain on my carpeting, furniture or clothing I spray with shout and let it sit for about 1 hour and then clean with my carpet cleaner. I do also put my favorite carpet cleaning shampoo in the cleaner to give a double dose of cleaning. It has gotten out stains that my husband put in the carpet over 5 years ago (I steam clean my carpet every 6 months! )

Good luck!

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J.G.

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Keep it wet, don't let it dry. If you call Stanley Steemer they can tell you what's best to put on there to get rid of it. If they can't help let me know, my dad works for them and I can ask him for you. :) Good luck.

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S.N.

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spot shot - it gets anything out! you can buy it at target - blue can with orange lettering

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P.D.

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G.:

call Unique Carpet... talk to Larry... ###-###-####

P., RLC, IBCLC
Pres. Lactation Support Group, Inc
www.lactationsupportgroup.com

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