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How To Remove Chocolate Stain From Your Rug

Remove Chocolate Stain From Rug, Who’s there not to want a piece of chocolate as a snack? Chocolate, in all its various forms, is one of the most popular food all around the world. There are different health problems that chocolate can solve, such as bad cholesterol, blood pressure, sunburn, and depression, but what about when the chocolate itself is the problem?! When you spill it on your priceless rugs, it becomes a problem.

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In this article, you can learn the best way to remove chocolate stains from your rug. We’ve also discussed whether you can get your stained rug professionally cleaned. But first, let’s find out what chocolate is made of to understand why it’s sometimes hard to clean its stain.

What is chocolate made of?

The chocolate’s components are the causes of its healing qualifications. The cocoa beans’ minerals are a great mood booster and highly recommended for those who have depression or can’t get out of a bad mood. Moreover, it boosts brain function, triggers skin cells’ regeneration, and protects them against the sun. 

Unprocessed cocoa beans are actually a deep, reddish color. Similarly, the dark brown chocolate that we know and love today didn’t take on that shade of brown until chemists got their hands on some chocolate!

Is a chocolate stain permanent?

Theobromine, an alkaloid in its natural state, is a component of chocolate. This indicates that it can interact with various substances and chemicals to create molecules that are insoluble in water. One such material is methylene glycol, which permanently stains carpets and clothing. You can wash the stained clothing in water to get rid of milk or coffee stains. However, if you spill chocolate on your clothing, the stain will not fade away with simple washing since it has become permanently linked to the fabric fibers.

All in all, it’s possible for chocolate stains to get stuck on your rug permanently if you don’t remove them quickly enough. Learn the best way and right tools for removing chocolate stains from your precious rug, so, that no big brown stain will be left on it. 

Also Read: How to Het Chocolate out of the Couch?

What do you need to get a chocolate stain out of your rug?

It’s vital to act immediately and remove the chocolate stain before letting it go deep down the rug’s layers and fibers. One of the advantages of homemade removal methods is that you can remove the stain using the regular substances and materials you have at home. To remove chocolate stains from your rug, you’ll need the following: 

  • Mild dish detergent
  • Juice of ½ of a whole lemon
  • Terry cloths
  • Baking soda

What is the best way to remove a chocolate stain from your rug?

The solution below is very useful for removing rug stains at home, but note that it might be slightly harmful to some old and antique rugs. To ensure you don’t damage the rug while cleaning the stains, you can consult Khazairugcleaning’s professional team to come up with the best solution and technique.

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1. Make a homemade solution

Mix ½ tsp. Of mild dish soap and one cup of cold water. Then, cut a fresh lemon in half and squeeze all of the juice out to mix it with water and soap.

2. Soak the stain in the solution

Apply the solution directly to the stained area. Make sure the chocolate stain is entirely soaked by the solution and let it sit for 3-5 minutes.

3. Blot the area

Blot up the stained area with a terry or cloth. Repeat the process until you altogether remove the chocolate stain from your rug.

To make sure the rug is completely dried, you can cover the stained area with baking soda, let it sit for 5-6 hours or overnight, and vacuum it away. That absorbs the destructive residual moisture from the rug’s foundation.

Also Read: RUGS 101: Pet Stains on Your Rug

In addition to the fact that you can always rely on our team to consult the best stain removal method, you can leave your rug to our rug cleaners’ hands to properly take care of it. Khazairugcleaning hired the best rug experts to help people all over the USA with their rug problems. So, why don’t you just request a quote now and let us remove the chocolate stain from your rug?

Picture of Author: David Khazai
Author: David Khazai

David Khazai is a 5th-generation rug proficient and certified rug appraiser. As an omniscient author, he explores components and symbolism, making him an exceptional expert in the rug cleaning & repair industry

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