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Gross! How to Get Vomit Stains Out of Carpet

An unpleasant truth that all human beings eventually have to come to terms with is that someone, if not themselves, is going to get sick. This could mean runny noses, coughing, sneezing, headaches, stomach aches, and/or worst of all, vomiting. Yes, having to endure the sight and smell of vomit long enough to remove it from the premises is a task that absolutely no one looks forward to. It would be so much easier if we could just ignore the problem and go about our days, but that would just leave us with a more pungent mess.

Today we're going to face the topic head-on and teach you how to rid your carpets of all traces of vomit. It my not be a particularly fun read, but we promise to make it as bearable as possible. Let's go!

What you'll need:

Baking Soda or Cornstarch

Liquid Dish Soap

White Vinegar

Cold and Warm Water

Clean, White Cloth

Vacuum Cleaner

What You'll Want:

Your Best Rubber Gloves

Something to Keep the Smell As Far Away From Your Nostrils as Possible


  1. Start by removing all of the excess vomit that you can.

  2. Sprinkle your dry ingredient (baking soda or cornstarch) over the spot and let it sit for about 15 minutes.

  3. Vacuum the dry ingredient thoroughly.

  4. Mix together one tablespoon of dish detergent with a tablespoon of white vinegar and two cups of warm water. Sponge the onto the offending area with a clean cloth until it is absorbed.

  5. Now sponge the area with cold water and pat dry.

You're done! You can breathe easy now knowing that the mess is gone. Happy Flooring!

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