4 Simple Ways: How To Get Chocolate Out Of Car Seat?


No one likes stains, especially in a car. Chocolate is a very common stain people encounter in their vehicle. How to get chocolate out of car seat? What are the best products to use? In this article, you will learn how to get rid of chocolate from your car seats and what products do the best job.

Materials Needed For Removal: Option One

There are a couple options to choose from when cleaning chocolate from a car seat. The materials you will need for the first option are below. 

  • Ice
  • Dish Soap
  • 2 Clean, Dry Cloths
  • Powdered, Dry Cleaning Product

Instructions For Option 1: Ice And Soap

Step 1: Ice

Take a piece of ice and rub it over the stain. The ice will make the chocolate hard and easier to remove.

Step 2: Clean Off The Chocolate

You will need to take a scraping tool such as a spoon or a dull knife to remove the hardened chocolate.

Step 3: Clean The Stain

You should take a wet cloth and put soap on it. Then carefully blot the spot but do not rub as well as forcefully scrub the stain. Rubbing and scrubbing will push the stain farther into the fabric.

Step 4: Dry the Stain

Use a dry cloth and blot the stain until it is dry. You may need to clean and dry the stain until it is completely gone.

Step 5: Remove the Soap

Wet a clean cloth and use it to wipe away the soap left over from cleaning the stain. Once you got all of the soap residue, dry the stain with a dry cloth.

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Pro Tip: Pick Up A Powdered, Dry Cleaning Product

If you are not able to clean up the stain with the above instructions, then use a dry cleaning product to tackle to chocolate.

Materials Needed For Removal: Option 2

      • Foam Shaving Cream
      • Water
      • Clean Cloth

Instructions for Option 2: Take Away the Stain With White Foam Shaving Cream

Step 1: Spray the Foam

Use a foam, not gel, shaving cream and spray it onto the stain.

Step 2: Rub

Carefully rub the foam into the stain

Step 3: Blot Away

Take a wet cloth and gently wipe away the foam by blotting. You might need to repeat these steps until the entire stain is gone.

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Materials Needed For Removal: Option 3

  • Enzyme laundry detergent
  • Water
  • Sponge

Instructions for Option 3: Pick Enzyme Laundry Detergent

Step 1: Mix and Blot

Take a laundry detergent that removes pet stains and stir it together with water. Carefully put the mixture on the stain and let it soak into the chocolate.

Step 2: Rinse

Wet a sponge and clean off the stain. This serves two purposes, it cleans the stain while also removing the detergent from the seat.

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Materials Needed For Removal: Option 4

Instructions for Option 4: Use Borax to Get Out the Stain

Step 1: Mix The Borax

Mix together borax and water to create a thick paste.

Step 2: Spread Over Stain

Take the mixture, spread it onto the stain and let it dry.

Step 3: Clean Borax Mix

Once it dries, use a vacuum cleaner or a dry rag to remove the paste. If that does not clean up all the paste, wet a clean rag and wipe away the rest of the mixture.

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These three options are great but the second, third as well as fourth option will work the best. The different products either lift up the stain or completely remove the stain. They will come in handy when you need to clean chocolate from the seats of your car.

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