how to get chocolate out of rug

How To Remove Chocolate Stain From Your Rug

We all know that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and chocolate comes in a very close second! There is no problem that a box of chocolate can’t take care of, they say. Cocoa is a rich source of Antioxidants, attacking cancerous cells. It also safeguards your heart by reducing blood pressure, increasing HDL (Good Cholesterol), and reducing LDL (Bad Cholesterol). 

The cocoa beans’ minerals are also 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 and triggers the regeneration of skin cells, and protects them against the sun. So pragmatic-wise, chocolate is a much better friend than those diamonds!

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.

So far, we have discussed the issues that chocolate solves, such as bad cholesterol, blood pressure, sunburns, depression; But what about when the chocolate itself is the problem? Well, not in your body, but when you spill it on your priceless rugs, it is a pressing problem.

This article has put together a proven method to get chocolate out of a rug using home remedies. Your rugs look sweet with no stains on them, so follow the guideline below to remove the chocolate stain from your precious rugs.

Before getting to the heart of the matter, please make sure to get help from our comprehensive food and beverage stain removal guide for any other food stain incidents.

“Using a fresh cut lemon, warm water plus liquid dish washing detergent can be one of the best solutions to use on a chocolate stain”

Things You’ll Need To Remove Chocolate Stain

Mild Dish detergent  │  Juice of ½ of whole lemon  │  Terry cloths  | Baking soda

Note: The solution below is very useful for removing rug stain at home, but it might be slightly harmful to some old and antique rugs. To make sure you don’t damage the rug while cleaning the stains, consult with our rug experts to come up with the best solution and technique. We’ll always be happy to help via phone calls, emails, and Facebook messages.

  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 solution.

  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 terry or cloth. Repeat the process until you completely remove the chocolate stain from the rug.

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

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