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How to Remove Coffee Stains from Carpet

This very thorough video shows very detailed steps on how to remove coffee stains from carpet. Keep in mind this step by step process will only work on fresh or recent coffee stains. If your coffee stains is over 48 hours old it has probably set into the carpet and you will most likely need a professional to remove the stain.

We at Chem-dry of Tampa FL run into all types of carpet stains but the most common stain is coffee.  The best way to remove a coffee stain is to act quickly. Coffee is often used to dye textiles and readily stains most fibers and can easily damage your carpet.

We think this video gives you a very detailed explanation on the process of removing coffee stains with a home remedy treatment.  Although we would suggest adding 2 teaspoons of white vinegar to the solution mixture to aid in the stain removal process.

This video hits on an often overlooked aspect of carpet cleaning.  Always check to make sure the solution you are using is colorfast and will not alter the original look and feel of the carpet.  This includes testing an inconspicuous area and being patient enough to wait until your test area dries before cleaning the stain. In Tampa FL we get a lot of calls from people who have tried to clean a coffee stain using an over the counter carpet cleaner and have damaged their carpets by not testing for colorfastness before cleaning. So always test your carpet cleaner before using it.

We at Chem-Dry of Tampa FL recommend this cleaning process and hope you have success with it.  If this process does not fully remove your stain call a professional carpet cleaner like Chem-Dry of Tampa, we know how to remove coffee stains from carpet.