Stain Chart | Sunbrella Fabrics

Stain Chart

Stain Recommended Cleaning Solutions Commercial Cleaner
Beer
Food Color
Urine
Vomit
Combine one fourth cup dishwashing liquid and one third cup white vinegar per one gallon water. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Berry Combine one fourth cup dishwashing liquid and one half cup - one cup white vinegar per one gallon water. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Bird droppings
Catsup or Mustard
Coffee
Cola
Egg (raw)
Grape Juice
Milk
Tea
Combine one fourth cup dishwashing liquid per one gallon water. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Blood (dried) Combine one fourth cup dishwashing liquid and one half cup - one cup ammonia per one gallon water. Hydrogen peroxide and upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Butter
Grease
Oil
Paint Wet/Dried (latex, oil, lacquer)
Salad Dressing
Shoe Polish (liquid)
Suntan Lotion
Tomato Juice
Apply cornstarch as an absorbent, remove excess with a straight edge, clean up residual with dishwashing liquid and water. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or strong degreaser
Charcoal
Pencil Marks
Vacuum, then clean with one fourth cup dishwashing liquid per one gallon water. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Chewing Gum Treat with isopropyl alcohol. Then clean with one fourth cup dishwashing liquid per one gallon water. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Chocolate Combine one fourth cup dishwashing liquid and one half cup hydrogen peroxide per one gallon water. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Crayon Treat with isopropyl alcohol. Then clean with one fourth cup dishwashing liquid per one gallon water. Carbona® Stain Devils® for Ink, Marker and Crayon
Ink (india, ballpoint)
Nail Polish
Treat with volatile solvent (acetone 100%). Then clean with soap and water and rinse thoroughly Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Iron Rust Treat with CLR® and rinse thoroughly. Rust remover such as CLR®
Kool-Aid Combine one fourth cup dishwashing liquid per one gallon water and rinse thoroughly. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Mildew Combine one fourth cup dishwashing liquid and one cup bleach per one gallon water. No commercial cleaner recommended. A stronger percentage of bleach may be necessary for severe mildew.
Shoe Polish (wax) Apply heated iron over towel. Apply cornstarch as an absorbent, remove excess with a straight edge, clean up residual with dishwashing liquid and water. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner
Tree Sap Treat with solvent to soften and remove as much of the tree sap as possible. Repeat as necessary. Then clean with soap and water and rinse thoroughly to remove solvent. Murphy® Oil Soap, turpentine, volatile solvent (acetone 100%). Dry cleaning by someone with experience handling acrylic fabrics.
Wax (candle) Apply heated iron over towel. Treat with isopropyl alcohol. Then clean with one fourth cup dishwashing liquid per one gallon water. Carbona® Stain Devils® for Nail Polish, Glue and Gum
Wine Combine one fourth cup dishwashing liquid, one third cup white vinegar and one half cup - one cup isopropyl alcohol or hydrogen peroxide per one gallon water. Upholstery cleaner such as Resolve® or 303® Spot Cleaner