No matter how careful you are, the only way to prevent a coffee spill in your home is to avoid drinking coffee.
For the rest of us, coffee stains are inevitable. Knowing how to remove a coffee stain from fabric right away can keep a minor spill from becoming a major disaster.
Your first step is to, very gently, blot the stain with a white towel to soak up any leftover liquid.
Although the cleaning isles are full of stain removers and spray cleaners, the most important stain remover in your home is usually found in the food isle. White vinegar mixed with a some white water (mixture of 1 part vinegar and 2 parts water), is a safe, effective and inexpensive stain remover.
You can spray the mixture onto the stain and gently blot with a clean towel. If you don’t have an extra spray bottle handy, dampen a towel with the mixture and blot the stain.
If the stain is treated quickly enough, it should come up easily. For older stains, or stains that just won’t come out, call the professionals.