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How to Remove Stains from Washables Recipe

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Contributor:  
Beverly Aguirre
Added: Sunday, August 27, 2006

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Directions:
Alcoholic Beverages: Pre-soak or sponge fresh stains immediately with cold water, then with cold water and glycerin. Rise with vinegar for a few seconds if stain remains. These stains may turn brown with age. If wine stain remains, rub with concentrated detergent; wait 15 minutes; rinse. Repeat if necessary. Wash with detergent in hottest water safe for fabric.

BLOOD: Pre-soak in cold or warm water at least 30 minutes. If stain remains, soak in lukewarm ammonia water (3 tablespoons ammonia per gallon water). Rinse. If stain remains, work in detergent, and wash, using bleach safe for fabric.

CANDLE WAX: Use a dull knife to scrape off as much wax as possible. Place fabric between two blotters or facial tissues and press with warm iron. Remove color stain with non-flammable dry cleaning solvent. Wash with detergent in the hottest water safe for fabric.

CHEWING GUM: Rub area with ice, then scrape off with dull blade. Sponge with dry cleaning solvent; allow to air dry. Wash in detergent and hottest water safe for fabric.

CHOCOLATE AND COCOA: Pre-soak stain in cold or warm water. Wash in hot water

 

 

 

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