Curry Stain Removal Solutions

This is your step by step guide to curry stain removal from clothes, fabrics, carpets and upholstery.

Plenty of folks have discovered how delicious curry can be, but not as many know what do to when curry stains appear on their carpet or clothing. Prompt treatment will give you the best chance to remove curry stains if you've spilled a spoonful of your delicious dinner.

Below are solutions on how to remove curry stains from clothes & fabrics and removing curry stains from carpets & upholstery.

Curry stain removalDescription: From the southern Indian word kari, meaning "sauce," comes this catch-all term that is used to refer to any number of hot, spicy, gravy-based dishes of East Indian origin. Curry powder is an integral ingredient in all curries. Curry’s often contain a mix of red pepper, coriander and cumin, among a large variety of other spices. Curry can be used as a gravy or sauce or as a side dish served with rice or bread. It is most often associated with Asian and Indian cuisines, but is served around the world.

Curry Stain Removal from Clothes & Fabrics

Solution 1:

1. To remove curry stains, try soaking in warm water, changing the water if it becomes colored by the curry.

2. Squeeze out the excess water and dab on a mixture of glycerin and water (combined in equal quantities). Leave for an hour.

3. Rinse and repeat if necessary.

4. Launder, using the hottest water and type of bleach (chlorine bleach preferred) that is safe for the fabric.

Solution 2:

1. Pretreat with a prewash stain remover.

2. Launder, using chlorine bleach, if safe for the fabric, or oxygen bleach.

3. If the stain persists, soak in a solution of 1 part hydrogen peroxide to 9 parts cold water for at least 30 minutes.

4. Rinse, and then launder again to finish removing curry stains.

Curry Stain Removal from Carpets & Upholstery

Solution 1:

1. Mix 1 tablespoon of liquid hand dishwashing detergent and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar with 2 cups of warm water.

2. Using a clean white cloth, sponge the stain with the detergent/vinegar solution. Blot frequently with a dry cloth until the stain disappears.

3. Sponge with plain water; blot until the liquid is absorbed.

4. Sponge the stain with rubbing alcohol; blot to remove the stain.

5. Sponge with water; blot until the liquid is absorbed.

6. If the stain remains, mix 1 teaspoon of liquid hand dishwashing detergent and 1 tablespoon of ammonia with 2 cups of warm water.

7. Sponge the stain with the detergent/ammonia solution. Leave it on the stain for at least 30 minutes, blotting every 5 minutes with a clean white cloth and more solution.

8. Sponge with cold water and blot dry.

Solution 2:

1. Scrape off as much curry as possible, while being careful not to spread the stain further.

2. Mix a solution of 2 cups cold water, 1 tablespoon dishwashing liquid, and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar.

3. Using this solution, sponge the stain with a clean white cloth.

4. Blot at the stain until the liquid is absorbed.

5. Repeat steps 3-4 until the curry stain is removed.

6. If that completely removes the stain, use cold water and a new white cloth to sponge the area and remove the cleaning solution. Blot dry.

7. If curry stain is still there, blot with rubbing alcohol, and follow step 6.

Have you reached curry stain removal success? I hope so!

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