Our Best Holiday Stain Removal Tips and Techniques
Don't let holiday spills mess with your spirit. Here are solutions (and soaps and sprays) for every seasonal stain.
'Tis the season for hosting, trimming, and decking the halls. But all of that rocking around the Christmas tree can lead to some unfortunate and unwanted arrivals like red wine spills on the carpet, coffee stains on the table linens, and more. Keep those "oops, I did it again" moments from bringing down your merry hosting mood with these stain-fighting tricks. For more helpful tips, see How to Remove Stains.
Meet the pros who shared their expertise for this article:
Shawn Bisaillion, an IICRC Certification Instructor of upholstery and carpet cleaning and owner of Professional Carpet Systems, in Denver, Colorado.
Cindy Boland, a product-care representative for Shaw Floors, in Dalton, Georgia.
Jack Haynes, the owner of Jack's Upholstery, in Olympia, Washington.
Debra Johnson, the training manager at Merry Maids, in Memphis, Tennessee.
Brian Sansoni, the vice president of communications for the American Cleaning Institute, in Washington, D.C.
Ruth Travis, the director of WoolSafe North America, in Centennial, Colorado.