How to Get Syrup Out Of Carpet

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How to Get Syrup Out Of Carpet

We love to eat homemade pancakes and waffles in the morning together as a family or even just you. Spilling the syrup on your carpet can be a disaster. If you do not get the syrup out of your carpet in time you can cause your house to get filled with sugar ants.

Syrup in your carpet can also cause a stain base on the color of it and the sugar that it is made of. This article will show you how to get syrup out of your carpet in two ways. One is for cleaning up dried up syrup and the other is freshly spilled syrup, plus how to remove syrup stains from your carpet.

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(Note) – Never apply pressure to the area where your carpet has syrup on. If the syrup has dried up. Doing so can damage the fibers in the carpet and make that area of the carpet look flat even if you clean it.

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Get syrup out of the carpet by scooping up the syrup in a spoon and then wipe the area with warm water mixed with dawn dish soap to take out the sweetness and prevent ants.

Method 1: Getting Out Dried Up Syrup From Your Carpet

This method should be used to get syrup that is dried up out of your that has left a stain. This method will also bring bake the fabric to live that has stuck to gather because of the sugar in the sugar 

Tools Needed:

  • Warm water
  • Cleaning container
  • Scrub brush 
  • Dish soap 
  • Paper towel 
  • Cleaning cloth 

Steps To Take:

1. The first thing you need to do is remove everything around the area where the syrup was spilled on your carpet. This will make cleaning the carpet much easier.

2. Next you will need to catch some warm water in a cleaning container you have and add 3 tablespoons of dawn dish soap or any other dish soap. The warm water will soften up the syrup that is hard and free up the fabric on the carpet.

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3. Now you need to take out a small portion of the water that is enough to wet the area that has the dried up syrup on it. Once you did that let it sit for 3-5 minutes to soak and loosen up the dried up syrup.

4. Once the 3-5 minutes are up, take the scrub brush and brush the area in one direction slowly so you do not spread the syrup more.

5. Now take a sheet of paper towel and wipe out the excess syrup and water out of the carpet. Once you have gotten out of the majority of syrup and water you can dip a cleaning cloth in the warm water with the dish soap and wipe the carpet clean.

6. You now can let the carpet air dry, use a standing fan or hair dryer to dry the carpet if you are in a rush to dry it.

Method 2: Cleaning Up Freshly Slipped Syrup Out Of Carpet 

This method is the best way to deal with syrup on your carpet. Cleaning up the syrup as it gets on the carpet will eliminate the possibility of the syrup damaging your carpet or causing a sugar ant infection.

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Tool needed:

  • Butter knife 
  • Spoon 
  • Cleaning cloth 
  • Paper towel 
  • Dish soap 
  • Cleaning container 
  • Warm water

Steps To Take:

1. As mentioned in the first cleaning method, you need to clear everything around the area where the syrup was spilled. That includes toys, chairs, a table, etc.

2. Take a large enough spoon with a butter knife and scoop up as much of the syrup off the carpet. Using the butter knife, press down on it at an angle then pull it over the area where the syrup was spilled to get out even more out of the carpet.

3. Once you think you have gotten the Majority of the syrup out of the carpet. You Now can fill a cleaning container with some warm water and add a few tablespoons of dish soap.

4. Dip the cleaning cloth in the water and wipe the carpet in one direction until you have gotten out all of the syrup.

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5 Now you can leave the carpet to air dry or use a standing fan or blow dryer to finish drying your carpet.

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Final Thoughts:

Getting syrup on your carpet isn’t good, whether it is from you, your kids, or your partner. The best way to deal with it is by getting it off your carpet as soon as possible so the sugar in the syrup doesn’t stain your carpet.

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