It may also help get rid of stains caused when spilled liquids dissolve and soil accumulates. After brushing, pack the world with another handful of the dry carpet cleaner. Then, shake the dry carpet cleaner onto the spill until lined. If you want a cleaner, our cleaner-of-choice is the Host Cleaning Kit. For purple wine and tomato sauce, dab with a white cloth dampened with membership soda to neutralize the spill and remove any potential stain. Press firmly into your rug with clear, white paper or cloth towels immediately after the spill takes place, working from the surface of the spill inward to keep away from spreading.