Curry in the UK is practically an institution, bringing rich flavours and bright colours to our dinner tables every week. However, if you don’t want curry stains to establish themselves in your home never fear! Here are our tips to remove a curry stain from the carpet, and to get rid of the curry smell in your home.

How To Remove Curry Stains From Your Carpet (Step-by-Step)

If a splash of vibrant orange from your delicious butter chicken has landed on your carpet, the first step is not to panic. We have a 1001 carpet care product perfect for removing curry stains on the carpet.

How To Remove Fresh Curry Stains

Acting fast is the best way to deal with curry sauce that has just been spilt on your carpet or upholstery.

  1. First, soak up the extra liquid with a piece of kitchen roll.
  2. Spray the affected area with a 1001 Carpet Stain Remover and wait 5 minutes.
  3. Use a colour-fast cloth to massage the Carpet Stain Remover into the stain.
  4. Remove excess liquid with a dry cloth and let dry.
  5. Repeat if necessary
  6. Vacuum the area once the stain is gone and your carpet has dried.

How To Remove Dried Curry Stains

If you need to remove curry stains from the carpet once they’ve dried, then just grab a bottle of Mousse!

  1. Shake the can of Mousse well.
  2. Hold the can 15-30 cm away from the carpet and apply an even coating.
  3. Massage the product into the stained area with a clean, colour-fast cloth or sponge.
  4. Leave to dry, then vacuum.

Long-Term Protection

Ensuring the longevity of your carpet’s pristine appearance involves more than just tackling immediate stains. With 1001’s comprehensive range of carpet care products, you can safeguard your carpets against future spills and mishaps.

Our specially formulated solutions not only remove existing curry stains but also provide a protective barrier against future incidents.

Our 1001 Carpet Stain Remover penetrates deep into carpet fibres, effectively lifting and dissolving stubborn curry stains.

Regular use of 1001 Carpet Care products not only enhances the appearance of your carpets but also extends their lifespan.


Are 1001 carpet care products safe for all types of carpets?

Yes, 1001 carpet care products are formulated to be safe for use on most types of carpets, including synthetic and natural fibres. However, it’s always recommended to test in an inconspicuous area first to ensure compatibility.

How soon should I treat a curry stain on my carpet with the 1001 Carpet Stain Remover?

For best results, it’s recommended to treat fresh curry stains as soon as possible with the 1001 Carpet Stain Remover. Acting promptly helps prevent the stain from setting in and ensures easier removal.

Can 1001 Mousse effectively remove old and dried curry stains from carpets?

Yes, 1001 Mousse is specifically designed to tackle tough stains, including dried curry stains, from carpets. Its powerful formula penetrates deep into the fibres to lift and dissolve stains effectively.

Will Carpet Fresh scents from 1001 leave a residue on my carpets?

No, Carpet Fresh scents from 1001 are formulated to leave behind a refreshing fragrance without leaving any sticky residue on carpets or fabrics. They help eliminate odours while leaving your home smelling fresh and clean.

Need to get rid of the curry smell?

If an amazing smell has left more than just satisfied stomachs, you might need help to get rid of the curry smell in the home!

This is particularly true if a curry sauce has soaked into any fabrics. Fresh air will be your best bet if you’ve already taken care of any curry stains and spills. Open up your windows and turn on fans for maximum air circulation.

Then, give fabric surfaces like carpets and couches a spray with your favourite Carpet Fresh scent! In several yummy scents, they give your home hours of freshness.


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