Ways To Remove Stubborn Stains From Clothes

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Published: Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 17:14 [IST]
 
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One of the worst feeling in our lives are the sight of a stubborn stain on your favourite shirt or top. You take one look at it and simply know that no amount of washing will remove that stain. Coffee, wine, grease etc. are some of the stains on clothes that we dread the most. However, we are please to inform you that you can remove these stains. All you need is the right trick.

Here are some of the most stubborn stains that appear on clothes are easy tricks to remove them.

Remove Stubborn Stains From Clothes

Coffee/Tea Stain: A coffee spill is sure to leave to grasping with frustration. Not because of the steaming hot coffee but the stain it will leave behind. You must be having a liquid dish washing soap at home. Apply it on the stain and leave for 5 minutes. Then wash it off with lukewarm water.

Blood Stain: You don't need to be a murderer to have blood stains on your clothes. Women get it often during menstruation. The critical thing to remove blood stains is using cold water. Heat hardens the blood stains. So wash it off as soon as possible with cold running water.

Ink Stain: If you have a school going child, then it is quite common to get these stains on clothes. The magic trick to remove ink stain is to use hair spray. Place an old rag under the stained cloth. Then spray it with a hair spray until the stain is saturated. Wash it off with warm water.

Chocolate Stain: You love to eat chocolates but they can leave some pretty nasty stain when they melt. Kids often come back with stains of melted chocolate on their clothes. First allow the chocolate to solidify. Then scrape it out with a spoon. Place a rag on the stain and spray it with cleaning solvent or nail polish remover. Do not rub the stain, the rag will absorb the stain on its own.

Wine Stain: Red wine leaves one of the most stubborn stains on clothes and table covers. The clothes are usually dry cleaned but what about your precious table linen. Club soda or baking soda is a full proof way to wash away the stains of wine.

Grass Stain: A day in the lap of nature can leave you with more than a relaxed mind. Grass or chlorophyll stains can be surprisingly difficult to remove. As soon as you notice the stain, dampen it but do not rub. You must be having digestive enzyme tablets at home. Dissolve these instant relief tablets in water and treat the stain with it. After the stain has been softened, wash your clothes normally.

Grease Stain: Did your sleeve get stuck in between the car doors? Don't worry, the ugly grease stain can be removed. Apply cornstarch or baking soda to the stain and allow it to soften. Then wash the clothes with a good detergent.

These are some tricks to remove the worst stains from clothes. Which according to you is the most difficult stain to remove?

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