Removing Cranberry Sauce From Dining Room Chairs and Tablecloths

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A necessity for making meats absolutely perfect during the holiday season, cranberry sauce is one of many staples that transform Thanksgiving dinner into a bonafide feast. But what happens when the cranberry sauce gets all over your dining room chairs and your tablecloth? What is always evident during any family dinner is a mess happening somewhere around the dining room table.

This year, COIT wants to help you prepare for those messy Thanksgiving and other holiday dinners. COIT understands as the year comes to an end, we have a lot to be thankful for, and a clean house should be one of them.

Here are our tips on removing cranberry sauce from dining room chairs and tablecloths.

How to Remove Cranberry Sauce from Dining Room Chairs

Stain remover ingredients: 1/4 cup distilled vinegar, 1 tbsp laundry detergent, 3/4 cup water. Combine in a spray bottle.

  • Blot the cranberry stain with a wet towel.
  • Blot the cranberry stain with a dry towel right after.
  • Repeat this blotting step to remove all visible cranberry sauce stains.
  • Apply your homemade cleaning solution to the stain.
  • Blot the cranberry stained area with a wet towel followed by a dry towel again.

This should take care of any stains caused by a meal with dropped cranberry sauce.

When Cranberry Sauce Dries Up On Tablecloth – How to Get Rid of It

Stains are pesky things, and they can sometimes escape our sight after a long day of cooking, entertaining, and cleaning. We might not notice when the stain gets onto our upholstery, our carpet, or our tablecloths.

To remove a cranberry stain that has dried up over time, here is what you need to do.

Using the same solution we mentioned before, spray the stain and let the solution sit for 10-15 minutes. Once the solution has settled in, blot it dry with a wet towel, and then a dry towel.

How to Remove Cranberry Sauce from Carpet and Upholstery

Blot the cranberry sauce stain as much as possible making sure you do not spread the stain

  1. Mix a solution of 2/3 of a cup of rubbing alcohol and one tablespoon of white vinegar.
  2. Using this solution, sponge the spot with a clean white cloth.
  3. Blot the stain until the cleaning solution is absorbed.
  4. Repeat steps 3-4 until the stains are removed from the carpet.

When in Doubt Just Call COIT – The Best Professional Cleaning Service

For really stubborn stains just call COIT and we will be able to remove any stain you encounter. Stubborn stains can stick and they can also discolor fabrics. Do not let a pesky stain ruin the look of your upholstery, carpet, or floors. COIT puts the most innovative cleaning technologies to work when we operate in your home. Have us apply our trademarked stain protector as an added defense to ensure long-term protection.

For any and all DIY stain removals, please use COIT’s Spot Removal Guide as a reference.