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We have tips for removing coffee stains from upholstery

Removing coffee stains in your car

We’ve all had those kind of mornings. The water in the shower wasn’t quite warm enough. You spilled some breakfast on the clothes you were going to wear to work, etc. In hopes of a better day, you stop at your favorite coffee shop and order your favorite drink on the way to work. As you pull out of the driver thru, a teen driver cuts you off. Luckily, you save your beautiful car from what could have been thousands in damage, but your favorite coffee drink is now all over your fine upholstery. Your morning has been tough enough. Let us help you from here. That’s why Ackerman Toyota has put together an overview of removing coffee stains in your car. Read ahead to learn more!

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How to clean up coffee on upholstery

The process of how to clean up coffee on upholstery is fairly simple. Time is not on your side when dealing with stains, so try and do all of this as soon after the spill as possible.

  1. Blot the spill with a paper towel. Keep blotting to remove excess liquid. Do not scrub—that will set the stain further.
  2. Put a small amount of detergent on a dampened sponge.
  3. Gently rub the stain with your sponge. The stain should gradually disappear.
  4. There still may be a faint stain. If so, mix lukewarm water and vinegar, and apply a small amount directly onto the stain.

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