HOW TO REMOVE CHOCOLATE STAINS AS TEMPERATURES RISE
By Waterbridge - May 27, 2017
Even Waterbridge chocolate cannot hide from rising temperatures! School is almost over and summer is just around the corner, which means you will soon have a full house. Whether you are spending a weekend at the cottage with guests or your kids have invited their friends over, Waterbridge chocolate and other treats will be in reach. All of this adds up to messy moments.But we have an easy to follow guide on how to remove certain chocolate stains from clothing and around your house!
Removing Waterbridge Chocolate Ice Cream Stains From Clothing
Sometimes you are lucky enough to treat an ice cream stain while it is still wet. Other times, it ends up drying. Below, we have simple steps to cover stain removal when you find yourself with chocolate drizzle on your shirt.
If your chocolate ice cream stain is still wet:
- Put the fabric in cold water for 5 - 10 minutes.
- Avoid hot water! This will set the stain.
- Rub a small amount of liquid laundry detergent onto the stain.
- Soak the stained fabric for 30 minutes in room temperature water.
- Rinse the fabric.
- Add stain remover to the fabric and let it sit for up to 10 minutes.
- Rinse the fabric again.
If your chocolate ice cream stain has dried:
- Remove as much of the dried stain as possible with a dull item such as a spoon.
- Rub liquid laundry detergent onto the stained fabric and soak it in cold water for 45 minutes to an hour.
- While it’s soaking, continue to rub the stained fabric every 5 minutes.
- Repeat the stain remover instructions above, allowing the fabric to soak a little bit longer.
Removing Waterbridge Chocolate Stains Around the House
The couch and carpet in your home is not able to escape daily stains, including chocolate. Follow our guide below to remove a chocolate stain from your upholstery.
- Remove as much of the excess chocolate as possible with a dull item such as a spoon.
- Fill a container with 2 cups of cold water.
- Mix in 1 tablespoon of liquid dish soap.
- Dampen a clean cloth with the solution above onto the chocolate.
- Dab the area with a clean cloth.
- Wipe with a dry cloth and let the surface dry.
- Repeat steps if necessary until stain is gone.
- Avoid hot water as this sets the stain.
- If you do not have liquid laundry detergent, you can use liquid dish soap.
- If you see a discoloured area after the stain had seemed to disappear, repeat the stain removal steps as many times as you need before drying the fabric or upholstery