Tips to Remove Ketchup Stain from Couch

Tomato ketchup is one of the most sought-after spreads to be found on the dining table. Be it pizza, burgers, sandwiches, pasta, different snacks and different the mishaps also become frequent. Suppose you are eating a snack with ketchup, you mistakenly spill it over the couch. This not only stains the couch but can also be harmful to its life, as fungus may form on it id left unattended. 

This arises the need for couch cleaning and stain removal in order to keep the couch dust and stain-proof and keep its long life intact. Many different fabrics require different stain removal ways. Couches though have different types of fabrics, but the cleaning methods are pretty much the same for all of them. Also, if you are from “location” you can rely on “company” for this chore, as they are professionals, respect the value of money, and root out any stain/dust from your upholstery. 

Remove Ketchup Stain from Couch Service
Remove Ketchup Stain from Couch Service

Some Tips for Couch Cleaning are Also Mentioned Below –

  1. Bleaching Powder –

    Bleaching powder is a very effective disinfectant, as per popular public opinion. It has a history of being used as an industrial cleaning agent. Bleaching powder when spread over the ketchup stained area during Couch cleaning Brisbane, can clean it to roots and keep it clean and fresh.
  • Mix bleaching powder with a powder detergent and salt.
  • Spread it over the stained area.
  • Let it sit for a while.
  • Rub it off with a moist cloth.
  • Pat and let it dry.

    In case there is an odour, one can use only bleaching powder or maybe along with some baking soda to remove the extra odour.
  1. Detergent –

    Detergent is sometimes underrated and considered only for mild cleaning. But if used correctly it can very well treat your couch cleaning problems, including stain removal too. All you got to do is to-
  • Mix detergent in hot water and store it in a container
  • Spray it over the ketchup stain.
  • Let it sit for a while.
  • Scrub it off with a moist cloth until the stain disappears.
  • Pat and let dry under dry air.
  1. Baking Soda – Salt –

    Tomatoes have a large concentration of citric acid. And being an acid, many other basic agents don’t work that good on the ketchup stains. What one can do is to use baking soda and salt mixture to get rid of tomato stains from the couch during couch cleaning. All you have to do is-
  • Mix baking soda and salt in a dish.
  • Spread or sprinkle it over the stained area.
  • Let it sit and don’t disturb it.
  • After a while, scrub it off with a moist cloth.
  • Pat dry and blot the excess moisture using a dry tissue.
  • Let it dry in the open air only if the atmosphere is dry.
  1. Odour and Dust –

    Sometimes, after the stain is lifted, the odour stays behind and makes the sitting experience quite uncomfortable. To tackle this, one must follow the below-mentioned way to ensure odourless couch cleaning.
  • Spread baking powder over the stained area after cleaning.
  • Let it sit for a while.
  • Dust it off using a brush.
  • A steam vacuum is preferred as there is a thorough cleaning in that case.
Remove Ketchup Stain from Couch
Remove Ketchup Stain from Couch

Sometimes these stains can cause problems. Suppose you are expecting guests and your kid spills ketchup on the upholstery, and you don’t have the time to clean it and dry it, which can be a really tiring and time-taking process. Although this might sound silly, “Back 2 New Cleaning”, also mentioned above, can do it in real-time. As they guarantee to complete the cleaning process in less than 30 minutes, and they have an office chain in every neighbourhood, so they are also not very far away, so choose wisely, live well.