Coffee is delicious, but it can leave a tough stain.

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Ev­eryone has had their slippery experiences with scalding coffee. And they can leave scars: the type that need to be removed. Here's how you can remove all traces of coffee spills.

With these stain removal tips, and simple tools like wet or dry blotters, you won't have to take any lumps with your coffee.

After you identify the material that has the stain, follow the steps on each page to remove it: