Chocolate Stain Removal
Kids and chocolate, you already know there's going to be trouble. Chocolate stains are a real pain and there is no disguising the rich colour of our favourite confectionary. Vanish Preen Oxi Action Carpet Stain Remover has been specially formulated to help carpet stain removal. Vanish Preen Oxi Action Carpet Stain Remover has been designed to help tackle these types of stains with speed and efficiency. Follow the instructions below to find out how to lift these stains from your carpet.
HOW TO REMOVE CHOCOLATE STAINS
To help get chocolate stains out, we recommend using Vanish Preen Oxi Action Carpet Stain Remover.
Always patch test a hidden area for colour fastness and leave overnight. For a fresh stain: remove the excess by blotting with a clean colourfast cloth or sponge then spray the product onto the stain, and allow to work for 5 minutes. After full stain removal, remove product residue by gently rubbing treated area with a clean damp colourfast cloth or sponge. Rinse cloth and repeat until no lather is produced. Take care not to saturate the carpet.
For a dry stain: spray the product, allow it to work for 5 minutes and then rub treated area with a clean damp colourfast cloth or sponge. Rinse cloth and repeat until no leather is produced. Take care not to saturate the carpet. Repeat application may required for tough stains.
Important: Always follow the usage instructions on the Vanish packaging.
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Chocolate Stain Removal Tips
Often, a chocolate stain may leave a faint oily mark if removed without a proper carpet cleaning product; make sure to check for this before drying the stained item otherwise this mark will become very difficult to remove.
Removing Chocolate Stains - Handy tips
If you don't have a Vanish stain removal product on hand then don't worry. We're still able to provide some handy hints on removing stains. Vanish can treat stains even when they've dried in.
- Remove as much chocolate as possible with a knife or spoon, being careful not to spread it further.
- Gently rub in some soap to the damp chocolate stained area and dab with a damp cloth to break up the stain.
- Use clean water to rinse and then blot as much fluid out of the stained area as possible with a clean cloth or napkin.
- Use Vanish Powershot as soon as possible to remove the remaining stain.
Other Useful Stain Removal Tips
What Causes Chocolate To Stain So Badly?
Chocolate stains so badly because of its low melting temperature coupled with the fact that it contains cocoa butter and milk solids; two ingredients which cause unpleasant stains.
Important:Always follow the usage instructions on the Vanish packaging. Do not use on velvet materials, brocrade or silk and oriental rugs.