Getting Rid Of Stains On Fabric

rid of stainsWhen figuring out how to get rid of stains, it’s important to pre-treat the item before washing it – ensuring that you allow the stain to soak up the detergent and loosen its grip on the fabric before adding it to the washing machine. Aside from that, also keep the following stain removing tips in mind:

 

 

 

Grease

  • Rinse the stain immediately with cold water, if possible.
  • Rub dishwashing liquid onto the stain and rinse with water.
  • Apply a professional stain removal product of your choice to the area and let it sit for a few minutes.
  • Place the item in your washing machine and wash on the usual cycle – placed on the hottest temperature indicated.

 

Coffee

  • Rinse the item with cold water.
  • Apply a professional stain removal product of your choice to the area and use a soft toothbrush to work the product into the fabric.
  • Let the item sit for a few minutes without rinsing.
  • Place the item in your washing machine and wash on the usual cycle – placed on the hottest temperature indicated.

 

Red wine

  • Place salt on the stain – allowing the salt to absorb the stain.
  • Place the item in cold water with enzyme detergent.
  • Allow the item to soak overnight.
  • Wash in cold water

 

Ink

  • Place a paper towel underneath the item.
  • Spray hairspray on the stain until saturated.
  • Blot the ink stain with a clean cloth.
  • Repeat the process until the stain has vanished.
  • Wash the item in an enzyme detergent.

 

Grass

  • Apply a professional stain removal product of your choice to the area and rub the fabric together.
  • Wash the item with all your other regular, stain-free clothing items.
  • Apply diluted white vinegar to the remaining stain to get rid of any leftover marks.

 

Sweat

  • Apply a prewash stain remover and allow the item to sit for a few minutes before washing.
  • Wash the item in hot water recommended for the fabric type using an enzyme detergent/oxygen bleach.