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4 of the Hardest Upholstery Stains to Remove

May 3, 2023 | Upholstery Cleaning

4 of the Hardest Upholstery Stains to Remove

It can be hard for homeowners to clean their upholstery and furniture, especially if there are stains. Sometimes trying to do it yourself can make the stain worse and hurt your furniture. If you can’t get rid of a stain, ask a professional for help. They know how to make your furniture look new again and remove the stain. This is especially true for four common types of stains that are hard to take off.

Red Wine

Red wine can notorious for causing stains. If you enjoy it or have people over for dinner, don’t worry about those pesky stains getting on your furniture or chairs. Upper Chesapeake Chem-Dry has lots of experience getting rid of red wine stains from upholstery. And no, contrary to popular belief we don’t just pour white wine on the stain. Our specialty cleaning solution breaks down and removes the stain at the source to remove it for good.


Chocolate can make a big mess on furniture, especially melted chocolate. It is hard to get off because it has protein, fat, and sugar in it. And its dark color makes the stains really noticeable on lighter fabrics. Chem-Dry has a wide range of special stain removal products that can help lift the stains away. If you accidentally get chocolate on your couch, call Upper Chesapeake Chem-Dry for help.


If you or your children often get scrapes and bruises, you may end up with blood stains on your upholstery. These stains can be hard to remove because of the protein in the blood and the bright color it has. Fortunately, our team has experience in removing this type of stain effectively. Instead of worrying about the stain, focus on taking care of the injury and leave the stain removal to us.

Tomato Sauce

Removing tomato sauce stains can be tricky because of the bright red color and greasy consistency. Don’t let your fear of spills ruin your enjoyment of Italian cuisine! If you do end up with a tomato sauce stain on your upholstery, rest assured that our team can help you tackle it.

Avoid Further Damage By Calling Our Upholstery Cleaning Team

If you find a stain on your upholstery, avoid attempting to remove it yourself by rubbing, scrubbing, or using various cleaning products. These methods can cause more damage by making the stain become more difficult to remove and potentially harming the fabric. It’s better to let our experts handle the job instead of trying to remove the stain yourself. We have the knowledge and experience to safely and effectively remove stains from various types of fabrics.

We offer upholstery protectant services that create a layer of protection around the fibers of your upholstery, giving you more time to clean up spills before they become stains. In addition to that, we also provide professional stain removal services.

Leave upholstery stains to the experts at Upper Chesapeake Chem-Dry! Call 443-232-2525 today to speak to a stain removal expert in Bel Air.

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