A popular dip or dressing used, especially this time of year, is ranch dip. It is a prime dipping sauce for main dishes or a condiment used for veggies, chips and other dipping foods. Frequently used at meals, parties, BBQs, and get-togethers, this delicious food is made of an assortment of herbs and spics along with mayonnaise, buttermilk, garlic, salt and onions. Carrots, celery, salads, chicken wings, fried chicken, pizza, and chips in their assortment are all classic favorites used in conjunction with ranch dressing or dip. With such a list of fan foods and with the extra food related activities the summer has, the odds of ranch dip landing on your carpet is incredibly high.
Do Ranch Dip or Dressings Stain Carpet?
One of the worst places for ranch dressing to land on, is carpets because it can be very difficult to remove and can set into a stain quickly. Having stains accumulate on your carpets will make them look unsightly and bring down the overall appearance of any room. With that in mind, we at Steam Magic Carpet Cleaning would like to relate a method on how you can remove that ranch dip or dressing from off of your carpet.
Carpet Cleaning & Stain Removal Equipment
Collection the following tools and equipment:
– Preferred Commercial Carpet Stain Cleaner
– Non-Bleach Laundry Detergent
– 32 ounces of Warm Water
– Squirt Bottle
– Blunt Edged Tool (Spoon, Spatula, or Butter knife)
– Plain White Paper Towels
– Few Clean White Cloths
– Dry White Towel
Steps to Clean Ranch Dressing from Carpet
1) Treat the spill immediately and start by scooping the surface goop with your blunt instrument of choice. Do so carefully as to avoid smashing the ranch dressing in the carpet or spreading it out further. Wipe off the remnants into your paper towel(s) as you go.
2) Whether you use our above concoction or a sore-bought carpet stain remover, perform a patch test in an inconspicuous location to make sure it will not compromise the carpet. If you opt for the store-bought cleaner, follow the directions printed on the label.
If you chose to you use the DIY solution, combine the warm water and non-bleach laundry detergent and mix well. Apply moderately to the spill, being cautious not to over saturate.
3) To allow the ranch dressing properties to break down, and make cleanup easier, allow the solution to sit on the spot for at least 5 minutes. It will help removal be more successful.
4) Use a damp, clean white cloth to blot the outer edges first and work your way to the center to avoid letting the stain spread out. Avoid any rubbing or scrubbing as it will not lift the stain and only make it worse.
5) After spot is efficiently removed, use dry paper towels to absorb any excess moisture. Spray pure water to the area, and blot the area dry with a clean, white towel. This will ensure the area is dry why removing any lingering cleaner residues off the fibers. Make sure the carpet is as dry as possible before you finish.
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Ranch can be hard to remove, especially if it has had an opportunity to sit in for a period of time. If you have any ranch dip or any other stains, call the specialists of Steam Magic Carpet Cleaning and let our team get your carpets stain free.