How to remove spilt milk from carpets

how to clean spilt milk

Don’t cry over spilt milk – is an old saying.  However, if you don’t clean up spilt milk quickly, you may be in tears – as it’s hard to get rid of the stain (and the terrible smell).


Follow our 7 easy steps to remove spilt milk off your carpet (formula or bottled) and you won’t be crying any more!

7 Easy Steps:

  1. Absorb excess milk with a old clean tea towel or microfibre cloth.
  2. Mix solution of dish washing liquid and luke warm water (1/2 cap to 500ml) and gently spray on.
  3. Daub, don’t scrub, the stain.  Leave for five minutes.  Daub again and absorb.
  4. Treat with white vinegar & water (30mls/500mls luke warm water).
  5. Absorb again with an old clean tea towel or microfibre cloth.
  6. Sprinkle with Bi-Carb of Soda or alternatively kitty litter crystals
  7. Leave to dry – vacuum up afterwards.

By following these steps the stain should be completely removed (and smell-free).


Good Luck from the Cleaning Guru!

BLOGGER: Paul Mitchell, Owner/Operator of Alpine Carpet & Tile Cleaning, Perth. 
 Alpine Carpet & Tile Cleaning


Please note that this and any other tips given in our D.I.Y blog is to assist you in minimizing any discoloration or staining damage. Please follow instructions and measurements carefully as use of different quantities may have unintended consequences.  These tips do not take in account individual circumstances, and we cannot be held responsible for any claim or action that may arise from using the information on this website.