BBQs happen year round where barbeque sauce floats around since it is commonly used as key ingredients in meat preparation and the final topping in many dishes. A spill or smudge on the upholstery or carpet from saturated fingers and drops as the barbeque sauce is made ready is inevitably found by quite a few homeowners. Like most substances, the sooner the BBQ sauce is cleaned up, the easier it is to remove. We at Steam Magic Carpet Cleaning would like to offer a method to help you remove the BBQ sauce stains and spots from your upholstery and carpets.
Remove the Globs of BBQ Sauce
Scrape off the excess sauce and wipe it onto the paper towel while being armed with a spoon, spatula, or another blunt tool, as well as plain white paper towels. Gently blot out the remaining moisture with a clean, white paper towel after the bulk of the BBQ sauce is carefully removed. You can move on to the next step once you can no longer get any more sauce to transfer to the paper towel.
Prepare Cleaning Solution
If the area requires further treatment in 2 cups of warm water mix in 2 teaspoons of dishwashing detergent. Use a cloth dipped in the solution to remove the BBQ sauce, starting on the outer rim of the stain and work your way towards the center. Instead of scrubbing and rubbing can cause the barbeque sauce to spread, only blot. Use dry paper towels or cloth to blot excess moisture in between solution application to avoid oversaturating the area. Make sure that you use a fresh corner as the older corners are overwhelmed with sauce and once the rag, rinse it out under the tap before dipping it into the solution.
Treat Area of Stain & Rinse
After you are satisfied with BBQ sauce removal, you will need to rinse clean the residual cleaner from the upholstery or carpet. Leading to unsightly brown spot manifestations, dirt will instantly attract the soapy residue. After you used a dry towel to absorb all the lingering moisture you can, expedite the drying process with fans if possible. Vacuum the area well, once dry.
Removing Old, Dried Barbeque Sauce Stains
Finding the stain later is a problem that can be presented. To remove old barbeque stains with the help of an oxygen-based bleach and cool water following package directions and that is safe on upholstery and carpet. You should treat the area with the solution by the edges of the stain and worked towards the center. Allow the solution to soak in for 30 minutes or so before blotting. Rinse the area well, let dry and vacuum. If the upholstery is vintage, call a professional for treatment.
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In order to ensure the color fades or the integrity compromised of your upholstery or carpet, any cleaning solution, store-bought or homemade, should be tested as a patch test. Call Steam Magic Carpet Cleaning and let us take care of the stain quickly and efficiently since barbeque stains can be difficult to fully remove, the above steps prove to only fade the area and requires more attention.