An incident happened quickly. But when you spill a stain of red wine on a garment or any other fabric, it is incredibly disappointing!
There are several little homemade tips to help you remove red wine stains. Curiosity Insight is, therefore, presenting you today tips for quickly removing a well encrusted red wine stain.
1. White wine to clean red wine
Do you suddenly have a red wine stain on a tablecloth or a piece of clothing, and you have white wine close at hand? Well, be aware that white wine can help remove a red wine stain.
- Pour some white wine on your red wine stain.
- Rub the stain very lightly
- Finish cleaning with a regular cycle in the washing machine
For even more effective cleaning, you can sprinkle a little baking soda or even Sommières Earth on the stain once it is soaked in white wine.
2. Remove a dry red wine stain with boiled milk
To remove a dry red wine stain from a tablecloth or clothing, boiled milk is a very effective grandmother’s trick. For this trick, you must:
- Boil a little milk and let it cool for a few minutes so as not to burn the garment
- Soak the tissue in the milk to remove all traces of red wine
- Then you have to rinse and wash the tablecloth or clothing in the washing machine
This trick is handy for removing a red wine stain on a white garment or a white tablecloth, for example. Remember to finish cleaning the fabric in the washing machine.
3. Remove a red wine stain with white vinegar
Another miracle ingredient to remove a thousand and one stains, including that of red wine, is white vinegar. White vinegar is indeed an excellent idea for effectively removing dried red wine from a tablecloth or other fabric.
To succeed with this grandmother’s recipe, you must:
- Mix ¼ cup of white wine with ¼ cup of household alcohol
- Then add ½ cup of water and mix everything.
- Then pour a little of this house mixture on the red wine stain.
- Lightly tap the red wine stain to remove everything.
How to remove a stain from already washed red wine?
For a very stubborn red wine stain or worse, an already washed red wine stain, baking soda is beneficial. You can, therefore, add a little baking soda to the mixture suggested above to make it a little more abrasive while cleaning the stain. The great thing about baking soda is that you can use it to clean and deodorize everything around the house.
4. Red wine and salt stain… NO!
There are countless numbers of websites online that claim salt is a great grandma’s trick for removing fresh, dry red wine stains.
Salt can remove red wine stains from a tablecloth somewhat, but it can also damage your fabrics. It is, therefore, preferable to avoid salt to remove a wine stain, whether on a tablecloth or clothing.
However, it’s up to you to decide if you want to try this grandma thing or not. Salt can be handy as a stain remover. So it’s up to you to see what you prefer.
One thing is sure; you should not rub the fabric too hard and even less leave the salt on the garment or the tablecloth for a long time at the risk of damaging it forever.
5. Sparkling water to remove a red wine stain
Another useful tip for removing a fresh red wine stain from a tablecloth or other fabric surface is to use sparkling water.
For this anti-stain trick with club soda you need:
- Coat the red wine-stained fabric with sparkling water
- Gently rub the fabric to absorb the club soda.
- Machine wash and the red wine stain should be gone entirely.
You can also add a little baking soda to the red wine stain to remove it even more efficiently.
6. Make a stain of red wine with boiling water
If you want to quickly remove a stain of cold wine from clothing or tablecloth, then boiling water can be the right solution. Be careful not to burn yourself with boiling water because, for a good result, you must drop the water from a height of 2 to 3 feet.
Here is how to achieve this anti-stain trick with boiling water:
- Boil plenty of water
- Spread clothing or tablecloth in the bath or a clean sink
- Pour boiling water directly onto the red wine stain.
- Repeat as needed and finish cleaning in the washing machine as needed
7. Remove an old red wine stain from clothing
An old red wine stain is not always easy to remove, but with the next tip, it’s finally possible! To remove an old wine stain, alcohol at 70 ° is a quick and effective solution.
- Rub the old red wine stain with 70 ° alcohol
- Leave on for a few minutes to fully dislodge the stain.
- Rinse with cold water and finish with a regular cycle in the washing machine
You can use this trick on cotton clothes. On the other hand, if the fabric is fragile, it is better to test this trick on a small invisible surface to start.
8. Dry red wine stain and shaving cream
Another grandma’s trick for getting rid of a dried red wine stain is to use shaving cream. Yes, yes, shaving cream! Here are the steps to succeed in this trick:
- Spread shaving cream over the red wine stain to cover it entirely
- Rub the stain with the cream to make it penetrate the fabric
- Leave on for a few minutes, about 10 to 15 minutes
- Finish with a wash cycle in hot water to remove all traces of red wine
Remember, this cleaning tip is effective on a dry red wine stain or a red wine stain on an already washed tablecloth.
9. Remove a stain of red wine from white
NONNNNN !!! Have you just spilled red wine on a white garment or your beautiful white tablecloth? Please do not panic, especially there is a miraculous solution to clean red wine on a white garment, and I named bleach.
Be careful. This bleach trick should only be done on white clothes. Also, watch out for delicate clothes and fabrics that can react badly to bleach.
This anti-stain trick is very simple; here’s how:
- Put on washing-up gloves to protect your hands
- Gently rub the red wine stain with bleach (use a cloth or soft bristle brush)
- Rinse quickly and finish with a regular cycle in the washing machine
10. How do I remove a red wine stain? With Vodka, of course!
Another solution to removing a red wine stain from fabric is to use Vodka. Of course, before arriving at this tip, try to get rid of the stain with our other tips and tricks shared above, which are much less expensive than buying Vodka…
- Soak the red wine stain with the Vodka.
- Leave to act on the fabric for about ten minutes.
- Wash in the washing machine to finish cleaning.
The red wine stain should be completely gone with this trick, provided you react quickly, as soon as you stain the tablecloth or clothing.