After the kids go to bed. On your girls’ night. A sunny Sunday at a vineyard. A luscious Italian dinner. When you’re having wine, you can get a spill, and spills lead to wine stains. A red wine stain makes people cringe, but with OxiClean™ getting out wine stains is not just possible, it’s simple.
How to Remove Red Wine Stains with OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover
If you knocked your wine glass over and spilled wine on your lap, don’t despair. We’ll show you how to get wine stains out of clothes in five easy steps. The power of OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover is formulated to tackle food-based stains and lift them out of fabric fibers. For wine stain removal success, do the following:
- Mix a solution of OxiClean™ and warm or hot water. Do not boil. Fill the scoop to the Line 4 per gallon of water. Follow the instructions on the package and mix until completely dissolved.
- Submerge wine-stained items in the OxiClean™ solution.
- Soak for 1-6 hours. For best results, soak for the full 6 hours.
- After soaking, transfer the items to the washer and wash as you normally would with your detergent and add a full scoop of OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover to the drum with your clothes.
Always test OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover on an inconspicuous area first. Rinse, and allow it to dry. Safe on colorfast fabrics only. Always follow manufacturer’s instructions for water temperature and for cleaning the garment or item. Do not use on wool, wool blends, silk, silk blends, leather or on fabrics labeled dry-clean only.
How to Get Red Wine Stains Out With OxiClean™ Laundry Stain Remover Spray
Sometimes the wine stain you need to remove is more of a spot where a single drop of wine fell to your shirt or lap. OxiClean™ Laundry Stain Remover Spray is made to tackle all sorts of tough dried-in stains, including wine. It’s made for targeted stain removal, such as a spot wine stain.
Follow these steps to remove small wine stains from clothes:
- Remove as much of the excess stain as possible. For best results, treat stains while still fresh.
- Pre-treat the wine stain by spraying OxiClean™ Laundry Stain Remover Spray directly on the stain. Do not treat the garment while wearing.
- Rub into fabric and let stand for up to 10 minutes. Do not allow to dry on fabric.
- Wash with your usual detergent at the temperature settings recommended on the item’s label. Boost the stain-fighting power by adding a scoop of OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover™ directly to the drum with your clothes.
Always test OxiClean™ Laundry Stain Remover on an inconspicuous area first. Always follow manufacturer’s instructions for the item for water temperature and for cleaning. Do not use on wool, wool blends, silk, silk blends, leather or fabrics labeled dry-clean only.
How to Remove a Wine Stain from Carpet
When you’re sipping a lovely glass of red while bingeing your favorite show, it’s all-too-easy to spill some on your carpet or upholstery. OxiClean™ has a special formula made just for getting stains such as wine out of carpet and area rugs. Grab your bottle of OxiClean™ Carpet & Area Rug Stain Remover Spray and follow these steps:
- Immediately blot up the excess wine as much as possible. The quicker you can treat the stain, the easier it will be to remove.
- Test OxiClean™ Carpet & Area Rug Stain Remover on an inconspicuous area of carpet, such as behind a door or piece of furniture. Let stand for 10 minutes. Do not use on wool, leather, or silk.
- Spray OxiClean™ Carpet & Area Rug Stain Remover directly and liberally onto the wine stain. Saturate the area so the solution can penetrate the carpet fibers and dissolve the stain.
- Wait 10 minutes to allow the product to penetrate.
- Blot the area with a clean, color-fast cloth or sponge. You should notice the wine stain transferring to the cloth or sponge as you blot. If the stain persists after drying, repeat a second time.
- Vacuum the area after it is completely dry.
How to Get Wine Stains out of Upholstery
Removing a red wine stain from your couch is possible using a solution made from OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover. The basic steps are:
- Remove excess wine before treating the area.
- Fill your OxiClean™ scoop to Line 1 and add to 16 ounces of warm or hot water to make a solution. Do note boil. Make sure it fully dissolves.
- Do not apply the solution directly onto the upholstery stain. Instead, apply it to a clean white towel, and use it to blot the stain. Continue applying solution to the cloth and the cloth to the upholstery until the stain is no longer visible.
- Then, dampen a second clean white towel with water and blot the area to rinse.
- Let dry. You might consider covering the stain with a towel while it is drying to prevent further dirt accumulation.
Only use OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover solution on water-washable upholstery. Always test OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover on an inconspicuous area first. Rinse, and allow it to dry. Safe on colorfast fabrics only. Always follow manufacturer’s instructions for the item for water temperature and for cleaning. Do not use on wool, wool blends, silk, silk blends, leather or on fabrics labeled dry-clean only. Always refer to packaging for instructions.
Three Ways to Get Wine Stains Out With OxiClean™