I used this photo to show you the amount of oil/grease that’s underneath all of those cheese’es that we love. The directions below are to remove this stain from your carpet, not your upholstery!
Step #1: Remove and pick up the Pizza and all of the ingredients (sausage/onions and such) so that all that remains is the stain itself.
Step #2: The stain at this point is a combination of tomato sauce, grease and oil – Using a dry paper towel blot up as much as you can.
Step #3: Saturate the stained area with water and allow it to stand for 2 minutes. Water is a natural solvent and will begin to break down the stained area. After it has dwell’ed, blot dry with paper towels.
Step #4: Apply a small quantity of cleaner to the stain. (To make the cleaner solution – mix 1/4 teaspoon of a hand dish washing detergent such as Dawn® or Joy® with a large cup of water) Use a blotting motion to work the cleaner into the affected area. If the stain is being removed continue applying detergent and blotting with a white paper towel until the stain is gone.
Step #5: Rinse with tap water using a spray bottle, blot dry to remove excess moisture.
Step #6: The next day, if the stain is still there: You are going to use a very common household product of 3% Hydrogen Peroxide. Moisten the stained area with the Hydrogen Peroxide (using a spray bottle) and let it stand for one hour. Repeat this one hour later if necessary. If any staining remains – Agitate, rough up the area with a paper towel, spray once again and then put a folded paper towel on the stain and a weight like a brick on top of the paper towel and let stand until the next day.
NOTE: Light will cause peroxide to change back to water so no rinsing is necessary.