The Best Stain Removing Products and Cleaning Tips
How to vanquish the stains that are taking over every surface in your house. Plus, some indestructible home products that will repel just about anything your kids can dish out.
Let dry, then vacuum up loose particles. Next, apply a solution of warm water and dish soap. Remove soap residue with a damp towel; blot. Repeat until the stain is gone. Or try Shaw R2X Carpet Stain & Soil Remover ($10 for 32 ounces, shawfloors.com).
For more help, see how to remove dirt stains from carpet and how to remove grass stains from clothing.