Chocolate Stain Removal Solutions
This is your step by step guide to chocolate stain removal from clothes, fabrics, carpets and upholstery.
When chocolate makes it into your mouth it’s a yummy delight. However, it can create a gooey mess if it ends up on your clothes or carpet.
If you improve on your aim, I’ll help with that gooey mess.
Below are solutions on how to remove chocolate stains from clothes & fabrics and removing chocolate stains from carpets & upholstery.
Description: Fermented, roasted, shelled, and ground cacao seeds, often combined with a sweetener or flavoring agent. In its nearly three thousand year old history, chocolate has been more than just a popular dessert or snack. It has served as a medicinal tonic, religious symbol, currency, and even aphrodisiac. Today 600,000 tons of chocolate are consumed in the world each year.
A chocolate stain can appear in any season but is especially prevalent near holidays – particularly Christmas, Halloween, and Easter. For women in particular, there is an increased chance of chocolate stains following a break-up. It is common to remove chocolate stains from the fronts of blouses and shirts, but they aren’t confined to those spots. Chocolate ice cream can travel as far as the pants, skirt or shoes. A chocolate stain will likely appear at dessert time.
Chocolate Stain Removal from Clothes & Fabrics
Solution for Milk Chocolate:
1. Blot the stain with cold water.
2. If stain remains, blot with mild laundry detergent and water.
3. Rinse thoroughly with water.
4. If the stain persists, blot it with the detergent and water solution, with a few drops of ammonia added.
5. Rinse thoroughly with water.
6. If the stain persists, try blotting with an enzyme-based detergent.
Solution for Dark Chocolate:
1. Perform the first 2 steps above.
2. Rinse thoroughly with water.
3. If the stain persists, then mix some white vinegar with the detergent and water, and blot.
4. Rinse thoroughly with water.
5. As a final step for removing dark chocolate stains, try blotting the spot with a small amount of hydrogen peroxide.
Chocolate Stain Removal from Carpets & Upholstery
1. To remove a chocolate stain, sponge with mild detergent (1 teaspoon neutral detergent – that is, no alkalis or bleaches – in 1 cup lukewarm water).
2. Next, sponge with ammonia solution (1 tablespoon household ammonia in ½ cup water).
3. Repeat step 1.
4. Sponge with clean water.
1. Saturate the stained area with ½ cup of hydrogen peroxide mixed with 1 teaspoon of ammonia.
2. Allow to sit for 20 minutes, and then blot.
3. Repeat this process until stain is removed.
4. Flush the area with club soda and blot.
Have you reached chocolate stain removal success? I hope so!
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