How to remove a grape stain from clothes? These grape and especially grape juice stains on clothes and fabrics can be difficult to clean.
Here are some great tips and tricks to help remove grape stains from clothing and other surfaces and textiles.
1. Grape juice stain on white cotton
To remove a grape juice stain from a white cotton garment, you can use bleach.
- Pour a few drops on a cloth and gently dab the grape stain.
- Rinse the fabric quickly in cold water and finish in the washing machine.
Do not let the bleach act too long because you risk damaging your white cotton garment.
You can also use this bleach trick to remove red wine stain from white. But beware, this tip really should only be tested on white cotton clothes.
2. Grape stain on colored cotton garment
Did you just stain a colored cotton garment with red or black grapes?
Acetic acid and 90 degree alcohol will be perfect for removing that grape stain. Here’s how:
- Pour a little of each liquid onto a cloth and dab the stain with grape juice.
- Rinse the cotton garment in cold water and finish the machine wash.
This trick is also effective for removing jeans stained with grape juice or other liquids.
3. Grape juice on synthetic fabric
For a synthetic fabric garment, soap and water will be enough to clean the grape stain.
- Simply immerse your fabric in soapy water, leave to act and rinse.
- Repeat as needed and finish with a normal cycle in the washing machine.
You can use this cleaning tip for other types of stubborn stains provided you react very quickly.
4. Grape stain on wool
If you have just spilled a little grape juice on a woolen garment then white vinegar is a good natural solution.
So here’s how to untie the wool:
- Soak the grape stain with a little white vinegar and leave to act for 1 minute.
- Then soak a cloth in vinegar and rub gently task.
- Then machine wash the wool garment to completely remove the stain.
5. Dishwashing liquid on the grape stain
Another solution for removing a grape or grape juice stain from a fabric is to use dish soap.
- Soak the grape stain with dish soap.
- Rub gently with a cloth soaked in a mixture of water and vinegar.
- Leave on for 1 minute and rinse the fabric with water. Repeat as needed.
6. Remove a grape stain from wood
To remove a grape stain from wood, it is important to act quickly so that the stain does not become more embedded in the wood.
On white or painted furniture, here is how to clean this stain:
- First absorb the excess grape juice with a paper towel and then rub with a cloth and bleach.
- If the stain is a little embedded in the wood, finish by gently rubbing the stain with steel wool or sandpaper.
7. Clean grape juice on a carpet
An effective trick to remove a carpet stained with grape juice is to use 90° alcohol. Here’s how:
- Dilute 90° alcohol with water and soak a cloth.
- Gently dab the grape stain with this solution.
- Dry with a clean cloth and repeat as needed.
8. Grape Stain on Tile and Lino
To remove an old grape stain on a tile or lino here is an effective solution:
- Soak a cloth or sponge with black soap and soda crystals.
- Rub the grape stain until it disappears.
- Rinse with a clean cloth and water and dry to finish.
9. Grape stain on wallpaper
Did your child just splash grape juice on the wallpaper? Here’s how to remove wallpaper effectively:
- Mix equal amounts of white vinegar and lukewarm water.
- Rub the grape juice stain from bottom to top.
- Lightly dampen a new cloth to rinse the surface of the wallpaper.
It is best to test this trick on a small, inconspicuous area to avoid damaging or discoloring the wallpaper.
10. Grape stain on leather
Finally, if you are looking for a trick to detach smooth leather or even nubuck, here is how to go about it:
To clean leather: Dampen a cloth with water and a little rubbing alcohol and dab the grape stain. Rinse and dry to finish cleaning the leather.
To clean nubuck: Rub the grape stain gently with a cloth and 90° alcohol. Rinse and dry the leather.