This is the time of year that many people are constantly battling viruses that seem to plague us. The stomach flu being one of them. There is nothing worse than waking up to the sound of one of your kids throwing up. It is enough to send any parent into panic mode. What’s worse that your little one feeling awful is the process of cleaning it up. When vomit has gotten on the carpet or upholstery in your home, it can be difficult to remove the stain as well as the odor. Orange County Steam Masters is here to share some tips to help you get vomit stains and odors from your carpet and upholstered surfaces.
Vomit Removal from Carpet
When you have vomit on your carpet, the first thing you will want to do is to remove as much of the vomit as possible right off the bat. This may require the use of a spoon if it is chunky. Otherwise, you can use baking soda to soak up the liquid sitting on the fibers of your carpet. You will need to let the baking soda sit for up to a half hour to get rid of the liquid and work to remove some of the smell. After letting it sit, use your vacuum to remove the soda and gat to work with a mixture of a tsp of dawn dish soap, a TBS of white vinegar and two cups of warm water. Saturate the stain and using a clean, white cloth blot it to remove it. If the smell lingers, douse the area with baking soda and let it sit overnight before using the solution to repeat the cleaning process.
How to Clean Vomit from Couch Cushions & Upholstery
If you have little kids, sometimes, they don’t know when they are about to throw up. This means that you could end up with vomit on your furniture no matter how attentive you may be. You will once again need to use something to scrape off the vomit as much as possible before using your favorite upholstery cleaner work at getting rid of the stain. If you have an upholstery cleaner, this is a good time to bust it out and knock out this vomit once and for all. You may find that you have to clean it more than once to completely get rid of it. If the smell persists, consider using baking soda on your furniture as well to completely remove any vulgar smells.
Carpet & Sofa Cleaning, Stain & Odor Removal & More in Santa Ana, Irvine, Anaheim & Huntington Beach California
Vomit can be one of those stains that is awfully difficult to completely remove from your carpet and upholstery. This is why it will sometimes require the experts at Orange County Steam Masters to assist in removing it for good. We have the training as well as the equipment to get rid of any trace of sickness on your carpet and furniture lickety split. Call us today!