How to remove vomit from the carpet

Remove vomit from the carpet: Here's how it works

Vomit is relatively easy to remove from a tile or parquet floor. However, things look different on a carpet. This is where it is especially important to remove the smell of vomit, otherwise it will settle there and get nasty for days or even weeks. Read here how you can clean vomit quickly and effectively and get the smell out of your carpet in the long term.

To soften the unpleasant smell of vomit while you are still cleaning it, ventilate the affected room well and set up a few fragrance lamps, incense sticks, or candles with fragrant aromas.

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Remove vomit in six easy steps

Cleaning vomit is an unpleasant task, but you can master it quickly and successfully with the help of our instructions. That's how it's done:

  1. Put on cleaning gloves and clothes and make sure the room is well ventilated.
  2. Remove any solid remains of the vomit with kitchen paper and throw it in the toilet.
  3. Sprinkle conventional carpet powder on the area and let it work for 10-15 minutes. Alternatively, salt or baking powder is also suitable for this.
  4. Suck the agent off the area with the help of a vacuum cleaner and then treat the area with a carpet cleaner or an effective stain remover, for example from Follow the manufacturer's instructions on the packaging and test the product on a small area of ​​the carpet for the time being, to make sure it is suitable.
  5. Now dab the area with a damp cloth to remove the stain. Don't rub in place or you will push the vomit deeper into the carpet fibers.
  6. Let the area dry overnight.

Remove the smell of vomit: Here's how it works

Despite thorough cleaning, the smell of vomit may still remain in the carpet. If so, follow these steps to remove the unpleasant vomit smell:

  • Instead of letting the area dry, repeat steps three through five above.
  • Clean the area with the help of a steam cleaner. The hot steam kills germs and bacteria and helps remove the smell that vomit leaves behind. Follow the manufacturer's instructions and make sure beforehand that your carpet can withstand the treatment.
  • Treat the area again with disinfectant to make sure that all bacteria are killed. Here too, follow the manufacturer's instructions on the packaging.
  • Finally, spray the area with a conventional carpet deodorant or with a few drops of aromatic oils.

Finished. Brush up on vomit and remove the smell that vomit leaves behind

While it is a very uncomfortable task, you can do it quickly and effectively if you do it correctly. Follow our tips to remove the vomit odor and you will be rewarded with a hygienically clean and good smelling carpet.

  • Salt and baking soda are good home remedies for sucking vomit off the carpet
  • A carpet cleaner or stain remover will help
  • You can also use the steam cleaner to remove strong vomit smell
  • A carpet deodorant or aromatic oils give "the finishing touch"
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