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How to Remove Spots that Show Up On Laundry? Removing spots from laundry depends on the type of stain and the fabric involved.

Here’s a general guide to removing common stains:

  1. Act Quickly: The sooner you treat a stain, the better chance you have of removing it.
  2. Identify the Stain: Different stains require different treatment methods. Common stains include:
    • Grease/Oil: Use dish soap or a grease-fighting detergent to pre-treat the stain before washing.
    • Ink: Rubbing alcohol or hairspray can help break down ink stains. Rinse with cold water before washing.
    • Blood: Cold water works best for blood stains. Soak the fabric in cold water, then wash with detergent.
    • Wine/Coffee/Tea: Rinse the stain with cold water, then treat with a stain remover or detergent before washing.
    • Grass: Make a paste with water and laundry detergent, then rub it onto the stain before washing.
    • Sweat: Pre-treat with vinegar or baking soda, then wash as usual.
    • Mud: Let mud stains dry completely, then brush off excess dirt before washing with detergent.
  3. Pre-Treat: Apply a stain remover or liquid detergent directly to the stain and let it sit for a few minutes before washing.
  4. Wash Properly: Follow the care instructions on the garment’s label. Use the appropriate water temperature and laundry detergent for the fabric.
  5. Check Before Drying: Make sure the stain is completely gone before putting the garment in the dryer, as heat can set stains.
  6. Repeat if Necessary: Stubborn stains may require multiple treatments. If the stain persists after washing, repeat the pre-treating and washing process.
  7. Use Bleach Carefully: For white fabrics only, you can use bleach to remove tough stains. Follow the instructions on the bleach bottle and test it on a small, hidden area of the fabric first to ensure it won’t cause damage.
  8. Consider Professional Help: For delicate fabrics or particularly stubborn stains, it may be best to take the garment to a professional cleaner.

Laundry tips to save time and extend the life of your clothing : Life Kit : NPR

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