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.
To take the usual stain suspects out of carpets and upholstery, these are the best homemade solutions (apply each with a towel):
- Dish soap: ¼ teaspoon nonbleach product (such as Dawn, Joy, or clear Ivory) plus 1 cup water.
- Vinegar: 1 part white vinegar, 1 part water.
- Ammonia: 1 tablespoon clear household formula plus 1 cup water.
- Hydrogen peroxide: ½ cup plus 1 teaspoon household ammonia. (When using the store-bought cleaners or solvents mentioned below, follow the package directions. For all the treatments, test on an inconspicuous spot first.)
For help keeping your house spotless, see more tips for removing carpet stains.
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