If you act quickly, this won't be a permanent disaster.

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R­oses and red wine set the mood for a romantic evening. They can do great things for your love life, but they are no friends of household surfaces and laudry stains.

Unfortunately, nothing can kill the mood faster than an unsightly red stain. Follow t­hese tips to stop unsightly stains in their tracks and keep your sweetheart from seeing red.

These spot removal techniques have explained how to get rose and red wine stains out of everything from bamboo to burlap. Still wondering how to remove these spots from foam rubber? Keep reading.

Below are common fabrics and surfaces that can be stained with red wine. After you identify the material you've stained, you can follow these tips to get the stain out: