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Recent studies have shown that the main culprits of spaghetti sauce spill on carpets are in fact adults, who find it difficult to aim for their mouths while scrolling through their phones. And here you were thinking babies and toddlers were the main culprits.

Whatever the reason for the mess on your carpet, we’re here to help you!

Below is a simple yet effective guide to removing a spaghetti sauce spill on carpet.

Method 1: How to clean up a spaghetti sauce spill

Like with every stain, it’s best to get working on it as soon as possible. Most pasta sauces are red and contain food dye that can discolour your carpet if left.

 

  • Remove all the loose pasta before getting to work on the stain.
  • Mix one tablespoon of washing up liquid with two cups of cool water.
  • Using a clean white cloth, sponge the stain with the detergent solution. Be sure not to scrub the stain as this will work it further into the carpet and can damage the carpet fibres.
  • Blot until the liquid is absorbed.
  • Rinse with cool water so no residue is left behind.

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Method 2: How to clean up a spaghetti sauce spill

Be sure to wear protective clothing and test the solution on an inconspicuous area of carpet first.

 

  • Mix together one tablespoon of ammonia with 1/2 cup of cool water. Never mix chlorine bleach and ammonia – this could cause hazardous fumes!
  • Sponge the stain with the ammonia solution.
  • Blot until the liquid is absorbed.
  • Sponge with cold water and blot dry to remove the ammonia solution.

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