Why are butter stains in carpet so difficult to remove?
Butter pairs so well with some fresh biscuits out of the oven, or some homemade cornbread. Oftentimes you may find yourself on the couch grabbing a snack that includes butter in the mix. However, one bad move and the butter can easily go flying and land right on your pristine carpeting. Butter stains are difficult to remove because butter is essentially milk fat. Milk-based products can cause a very unpleasant smell if left on the carpeting for days. Furthermore, fat loves to stick to carpet fibers and is really tricky to get our of your carpet. Are you looking easy yet thorough methods to remove butter stains from your carpet?
Be sure to steer clear of DIY methods that many natural blogs promote. These do-it-yourself carpet cleaning methods often encourage you to pour salt, or sugar on the stained area. However, this can easily damage your carpet and even increase the severity of the stain. Carpet is an expensive item and therefore should be handled with care and cleaned with professional products.
Luckily Bio Oxy Stain Remover is specially formulated to attack butter and grease stains in your carpeting. But be aware, the quicker you can attack the stain, the better. So, head on over to our online shop to pick up some Bio Oxy Stain Remover of your own.
Tips for preventing butter stains in carpet
How on earth did that butter end up on your beautiful carpeting? No matter how the accident occurred, it is very important to think about how to prevent future butter carpet stains on your luxurious carpeting.
One quick solution for preventing carpet stains is to ensure that family members do not eat in carpeted areas. With a little practice and encouragement, your family can easily eat meals and snacks in the kitchen, or other non-carpeted rooms.
Another quick trick for preventing butter carpet stains is to ensure that the butter is not placed on the floor. Oftentimes you may place the butter dish on the floor with the knife right on top of the butter. This delicate balancing act is a surefire recipe for disaster. Always keep the lid on the butter and put the knife down on a napkin on a table.
How to remove butter stains from carpet
Here’s what you’ll need to remove the butter stains from your carpet:
- A damp rag or sponge
- Bio Oxy Stain Remover
- Two to three dry rags or paper towels
- A vacuum cleaner
- A heavy weight
- A large dry towel
How to remove butter stains with Bio Oxy Stain Remover
- Start out by using one of the paper towels or dry rags to scoop up the excess butter from the top of the carpet. Do not bear down on the spill, as this can increase the stain.
- Now it’s time to bring out the big guns. Use Bio Oxy Stain Remover to thoroughly clean the area by spraying the entire carpet stain area.
- After 20 minutes, use the wet sponge to rinse the product off of the carpet. You can also use the paper towels to soak up the excess moisture.
- Once you have thoroughly soaked up the product, your carpet will be quite wet. Therefore, place the dry towel over the area.
- Place the weight on top of the dry towel and leave overnight.
- The next day remove the towel and allow the area to dry.
- Repeat the steps if needed if the butter carpet stain persists.