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How to Remove Blood Stains from Upholstery

Blood can put upholstery’s resilience to the test. Luckily OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover and some clean towels can help save your furniture.

Removing Blood Stains from Upholstery

If you need to remove a blood stain, act fast! Treat the stain before it dries. Follow these simple steps for how to remove blood stains from sofas, office chairs, couches and more:
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1. Remove

Remove excess stains before treating the upholstery. For fresh stains, treat with cold water first to prevent the stain from setting into the upholstery.

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2. Fill

Fill scoop to line 1 per 16 ounces of water and mix well to create a solution.

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3. Apply

Do not apply solution directly to the blood stain. Apply the solution to a clean white towel and use the towel to blot out the stain. Repeat until the blood stain is not visible. Then, dampen a separate clean white towel with water and blot the area to rinse.

Always test OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover on an inconspicuous area first. Rinse, and allow it to dry. Always follow manufacturer’s instructions for the item for water temperature and for cleaning. Do not use on wool, wool blends, silk, silk blends or leather. The upholstery being treated must be water-washable. Metals must not be soaked and must be rinsed immediately and thoroughly.
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