Having fresh breath is always essential to have before you go out of the house to start your day. You never want to have bad breath when talking to your friends, family, or acquaintances thus you should always see to it that your breath is always smelling nice and fresh. Proper dental hygiene is essential to have fresh breath and brushing may not always be enough so using mouthwash is something that you need to do as well.
Mouthwash is a very useful item to help you get your breath to smell nice and fresh. Be alert not to spill it though as it can create a very nasty mess that could stain your clothes, upholstery, and even your rug at home. Staining your rug with mouthwash is not something you want to do so if you are dealing with such as situation you must quickly follow the guide below to find out what you need to do to remedy the situation.
• Try to quickly absorb the spilled mouthwash on your rug using some paper towels. Removing the liquid as fast as possible will help make it easier for you to clean up the mess. Continue to absorb the mouthwash using the paper towels until there is no more liquid coming out of the rug fibers.
• Pour some isopropyl rubbing alcohol on a cotton ball and the blot the mouthwash stain using the latter. You should try to apply some pressure when doing so to really be able to remove some of the stain particles out of the rug fibers. Repeat this until the cotton ball dries up.
• Get a cup of warm water and add a teaspoon of non-bleach laundry detergent to it in order to make a homemade rug cleaning solution for the mouthwash stain. Pour some of this on the mouthwash stain and then blot it repeatedly with a clean white cloth. You will see that the stain is becoming lighter and lighter as you do this which means that it is working. Repeat this as often as necessary until the mouthwash stain is totally eliminated.
• Remove the residue which could be left behind on your rug by rinsing the area you cleaned with a cup of room temperature water. Afterwards simply dry the spot with the help of some paper towels and the rug should be back to the way it was before the stain.