How to Discoverstains on carpets

Ask the Coach!

September 12 2022

My name is Donna Jodhan and I am using my extensive experience as a sight loss coach as well as my lived experience to share and respond to questions that are submitted to me and I also invite you to share your thoughts on questions asked.


For this week:  a question from Josh in London England:

Josh asks if there are any tried and proven ways to discover stains on carpets.


My response:

Josh, this is probably one of the most difficult things for blind and vision impaired persons to work with.

If I know that something has fallen on my carpet for sure and I am able to quickly find the offending area, I do my level best to clean it with the appropriate cleaner.


Bear in mind that different types of stains require different types of cleaning agents.

I normally call on sighted assistance to help me out here.

Sometimes it is next to impossible for a blind person to be able to find and clean stains on carpets.  However I am sure that there are ways to deal with some of the more routine situations.


There are dried stains and then there are damp or wet stains which only complicate things even further.


Does anyone have any other suggestions?

Tell us what you think!  Share your feedback and let’s get more ideas cracking!

It’s important for us to share how we do things!


To contact me with a question or a thought; please send an email to me at and I’ll be sure to respond in 5 business days at the most.

If you wish me to respond earlier then put the word important in your subject line and I’ll do my best to respond more quickly.

Until the next time then!

I’m Donna wishing you a pleasant day and thanking everyone for their insightful feedback and suggestions!






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