Orange juice is a favourite beverage of millions of people and is the ideal way to include fruit in your family’s diet. However, this sweet juice can cause headaches when it is spilt on the carpet, which is why you need to act fast. Although it is not one of the hardest stains to remove, you do need to know what to do to guarantee that your carpet remains stain free.

Any local cleaning company will be happy to help you with stain advice, and in the future can be of assistance when you need your carpets cleaned. Every stain needs a different clean up and treatment, and orange juice is one of the easier ones to clean up. You need to blot as much of the orange juice as possible, which can be done with a clean towel.

It is vital that you do not scrub at the area, which will make the stain worse and cause you to have bigger problems. Once the excess juice has been removed, you will need to mix four cups of warm water, 1 teaspoon of white vinegar and 1 tsp of dish soap. Soak a rag in the solution and wring out until it is damp and perfect to use.

You will need to blot at the area with the rag, and re wet it as it becomes too dry, this can take some time, but the effort is worth it when your carpet is clean. After the stain has been removed, you will need to remove the excess water, which can be done with a dry towel. You will need to let the carpet dry thoroughly, and then vacuum the area.