Guests Leave Red Wine Stains On Your Carpet? Here's 2 Natural Solutions To Get Rid Of The Stains

One of the problems with having a big party at your home, is finding hidden stains after the party's over. Those stains can be next to impossible to get out of your carpet. Red wine is one of the toughest stains to get out, especially if you have light colored carpeting. Before you consider replacing your carpet, there are a few DIY methods you can try. These methods call for household products that you probably already have in your kitchen. Here are some tips for getting rid of those tough stains.

Salt And Vinegar

Red wine gets in the fibers of your carpeting quickly. It's important that you stop the stain from setting while you're cleaning it up. The salt keeps the stain from setting, and the vinegar gets the stain out of the fibers of your carpet.

Supplies You'll Need

  • Table salt
  • Vinegar
  • Dish soap
  • Warm water
  • Small bowl
  • Paper towels
  • 2 soft cloths


  1. Gently blot the stain to remove as much liquid as possible.
  2. Sprinkle table salt on to the stain and let it sit while you prepare the cleaning solution.
  3. Mix 1 ½ tablespoons each of dish soap and vinegar in a small bowl.
  4. Add 1 ½ cup of warm water and mix well.
  5. Dip the end of your cloth into the cleaning solution.
  6. Gently blot the stain with your wet cloth.
  7. Blot the stain with a dry cloth.
  8. Alternate between the wet and dry cloths until the stain is gone.

Baking Soda And Peroxide

This is another easy way to get red wine out of your carpeting. You can even use this method to get rid of set in stains.

Supplies You'll Need

  • Baking soda
  • Peroxide
  • Warm water
  • Small bowl
  • Rubber gloves
  • Soft cloth


  1. Put your gloves on.
  2. Fill a bowl with warm water.
  3. Sprinkle baking soda onto the stain and work it into the carpet fibers with your fingers.
  4. Pour a ¼ cup of peroxide onto the stain and allow it to set for about 10 minutes.
  5. Gently work the peroxide into the fibers with your fingers.
  6. Blot the area with a soft cloth.
  7. Pour a small amount warm water onto the stain.
  8. Blot the area with a clean portion of the cloth.
  9. Repeat the process until the stain is gone.

Don't stop having parties just because your carpeting gets stained. Use these simple methods to get your carpet clean. Keep your cleaning products on hand for the next stain you find on your carpet. If your efforts aren't ad successful as you would like, consider a professional carpet cleaning company.

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