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Mar 31, 2009 12:45 PM

Spilled a glass of red wine on beige carpet!

Tried vinegar, Woolite, a product called Wine far nothing worked. Do you have any tips? Are there any products? Help!!!!

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  1. Gosh, that sounds like a job for Billy Mays... and OxiClean.

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    1. re: Channa

      You got that right. Let it soak about half an hour then steam clean.

      1. re: Channa

        It's not Billy Mays, It's BILLY MAYS!!!

      2. I've heard that white wine will get red wine out. But I think that is only if it is freshly spilled. Try it and if it doesn't work, drink the wine to make yourself feel better

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        1. re: lbs

          My wife was able to get a red wine stain out that had set using white wine and someother sort of witchcraft she found on the internet. I asked her, but she doesn't remember what it was. Red wine and grape juice has been banned in our living room. I'd do a little research on line if it were me.

        2. Try this:

          Note it says if it's already set or this doesn't work to try Oxy Clean.

          1. It's way too late for this one, but the simplest solution: pour a ton of salt on the stain. Cover it completely, and about an inch thick. You have to do this basically right after it happened. But then the salt will work its magic and suck the wine right out of the carpet -- et voilá: no stain.

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            1. re: linguafood

              I can vouch for the salt trick working. I wonder if you poured water on the stain now to re-wet it and then poured the salt on if it would work now.

            2. uh-oh, time to rearrange the furniture : )