Feces Stain Removal Solutions




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

It can happen for a variety of reasons such as small children, if someone is really sick, if you have pets, or possibly you have an over flow or a back up in the bathroom. Excrement stains may not be an easy one for you to tackle but you know it has to be done.

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


Description: Waste matter eliminated from the bowels; excrement. There’s no getting around the fact that most people turn up their noses at a feces stain. Even though it comes from the body and is natural, it’s just not terribly pleasant stuff. Many people are used to dodging doggy-do on the sidewalks, but that’s a less common sight these days due to more stringent laws.

Feces stain removalSince both people and animals must empty their bowels regularly, even daily, feces stains can occur any time of the year. During an accident, a person can embarrassingly stain his or her own undergarments, trousers or bed linens. When changing a baby or cleaning out the litter box, those who neglect to roll up his or her sleeves beforehand may fall victim to this particularly nasty stain. The same goes for cleaning up after Rover in the park.

Since adults do not soil themselves as a matter of course, this sort of stain knows no particular time. Early morning or late night, are the most common hours for incurring a feces stain while cleaning up after a pet or changing a baby.


Feces Stain Removal from Clothes & Fabrics

Solution 1:

1. Use a dull knife or spoon to remove as much as possible.

2. For fresh stains, soak and agitate the fabric thoroughly in cold water. For dried stains, soak fabric in a soapy mixture of cold water and liquid enzyme detergent for 30 minutes or until the stain has loosened.

3. Rinse well.

4. If the stain remains, rub a liquid enzyme detergent into the stain and let stand several minutes.

5. Launder according to garment label.

6. If the stain remains, soak in an enzyme detergent mixture and cold water mixture up to 30 minutes.

7. Rinse Well.

8. Apply a laundry presoak (spot stain remover) and launder again. On white fabrics, especially baby clothes, bleach any remaining stain by blotting with lemon juice and setting to dry in the sun.


Feces Stain Removal from Carpets & Upholstery

Solution 1:

1. Use a dull knife or spoon to remove as much as possible.

2. Blot the stain with paper towels or an old white towel to absorb any moisture.

3. Blot the spot with a terry-cloth towel dipped in white vinegar.

4. When dry, fluff up the area with your hand or a soft brush.

5. After the carpet has dried, sprinkle baking soda over the area to get rid of any lingering smell. Apply it to the area and leave it for at least 24 hours, then vacuum it up. The smell should be gone.

Solution 2:

1. Follow steps 1 and 2 from Solution 1.

2. Blot the area with club soda, then cover with a dry white towel and weight it down with some heavy books so the towel can absorb the moisture from the rug. If the towel becomes damp, replace it with a dry one.

3. Follow step 5 from Solution 1.

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


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