How to remove stains from clothing at home safely, using typical everyday household products.
How to Remove Stains from Clothing at Home
There is nothing worse than getting a stain on an item of clothing. And more often than not, these stain-causing-incidents happen at the worse possible moments, such as when you are running later and spill coffee all over your best white blouse. Before you make the problem worse by using shop bought cleaning products that may potentially damage the garment permanently, consider trying these safe and simple stain removal tips for clothing.
How to Remove Coffee Stains from Clothing
Coffee. ☕ As much as we love it and rely on it for our daily caffeine fix, our love for this caffeinated beverage turns to loathe the second we get a coffee stain on our clothing. Such a pain to remove, the key is to act fast and use baking soda to remove the stain.
How to Remove Grease Stains from Clothing
There is very little that will remove grease stains from clothing. But soda water will!
How to Remove Blood Stains from Clothing
Blood stains are challenging to properly remove and even if you manage to remove the red colour, they often leave yellow stains on white fabrics from where the blood stain used to be. To properly remove stains from blood you will need hydrogen peroxide – something you may have in your First Aid kit already!
How to Remove Grass from Clothing
Dewy grass smells wonderful and fresh but the fun is soon over when you’re left with an unsightly grass stain or two on your clothes. Grass 🌴 tends to be especially worse for leaving stains when it is wet. The trick to erasing an unwanted yellowy-green grass stain is to use vinegar on the stain.
How to Remove Red Wine from Clothing
Reason #359 to keep more than one bottle of wine in the home at any one time: because white white removes red wine stains. 🍷 Have a red wine stain? Use white wine on the stain to remove its red grape counterpart.
How to Remove Nail Polish from Clothing
Make sure you keep nail polish remover in for when you paint your nails! 💅🏻 Not only does it remove nail colour from your nails sufficiently, it is also one of the only effective solutions to fixing a nail polish stain on fabric!
How to Remove Oil from Clothing
Would you believe that white chalk serves as the best fix for removing oil from clothing?! Repeat applications if necessary: simple colour over the stain with the chalk, leave and wipe clean. Repeat the process if necessary and then rinse off any excess chalk when the desired result has been achieved.
How to Remove Bleach Stains from Clothing
Leaving the most difficult until last! If you have ever lost one of your best t-shirts to a patchy bleach stain then you will be well aware that these kinds of stains are the most stubborn type. Last year I discovered the best cure for nasty bleach marks on clothes – fabric markers! Although only a semi-permanent option, fabric pens come in a range of colours which enable you to effectively cover and recover the bleach stain whenever you need.