How to Get Red Wine Out of a Fake Leather Couch

Following a long, hard day, it is nice to kick back and unwind with a glass of your favorite red wine. It’s not so calming, however, when that blood-red wine spills on your faux leather sofa. Fake leather is not quite as fragile as the real thing, therefore it is a lot easier to wash. To knock out the stain, first consume just as much wine as possible, then finish up by dissolving any remaining discoloration.

Blot the wine stain with a clean cloth as soon as possible after it occurs. Do not rub; doing so will only embed the wine farther in the upholstery.

Moisten the stain with a small amount of white wine, if wanted. White wine helps neutralize the redness, which makes the stain easier to eliminate.

Scatter table salt evenly over the stain. Wait for five minutes. As the salt absorbs the wine, you will see it turn pink. Blot the area with a damp cloth.

Mix 1 tbsp liquid dish detergent with 2 cups cool water. Dampen a clean cloth with the solution, then dab the stain with it. The wine will move to the cloth. Continue blotting until no longer wine will come from this sofa.

Dampen a cloth with dry-cleaning solvent if the stain hasn’t disappeared fully. Blot the stain with the solvent until it fades. Alternatively, combine equal parts cool water and white vinegar, then dab the stain with a cloth dipped in the answer. Allow it to set for three to five minutes, then wipe the area with a clean, damp cloth.

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