Cleaning Tips/Garment Care

What to do with your Thanksgiving linens?

What to do with your Thanksgiving tablecloths and napkins? DO NOT PROCRASTINATE!   As soon as you can kick out your last guest or better yet, have them help you. Take all your tablecloths and napkins from the table and wash them in the washing machine with as hot of water as possible (depending on [...]

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Ten Tips to Updating Your Style On a Budget!

Ten Tips to Updating Your Style On a Budget! 1. Clear the closet Clutter: only keep what you love, looks fabulous and fits great. Let go of outdated pieces they bring you and your entire wardrobe down. 2. Examine, try on and decide on each piece: clean it up, iron, de-lint, and de-snag. A few [...]

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Can I Wash A Wool Sweater At Home?

How do I wash a wool sweater at home? Yes you can wash a wool sweater at home. Here are specific instructions and techniques to follow in order not to shrink or felt your wool sweater. Items you will need for hand washing your wool sweater: A pH neutral laundry detergent. Ecos is a plant based pH laundry detergent [...]

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How Do I Remove a Stain?

On a Regular Basis Customers Ask Me How to Remove a Stain:   That’s a simple question that is difficult to answer. A lot comes into play with stain removal; is the garment colorfast, how long has the stain been on the garment, what type of stain is it, what type of material is the [...]

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How to Wash a Synthetic Comforter at Home.

How to Wash a Comforter at Home.   Washing a  comforter at home is fairly straight forward. It takes approximately an hour and a half of your time,  your favorite green laundry soap, and a front load washer and a dryer. Synthetic comforters are easy to wash and even quicker to dry, however, most synthetic [...]

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How to Wash a Down Comforter at Home

How to wash a down comforter in a home front load washing machine. Washing a down comforter at home is fairly straight forward. It takes a few hours, some tennis balls, your favorite green laundry soap, a front load washer and a dryer. A synthetic comforter is just as easy to wash and even quicker [...]

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How to remove Olive Oil Stains from a Blouse

How to remove Olive Oil Stains from a Blouse Olive oil stains at times are difficult to remove at home unless you know the secret. Let me introduce you to some green oil stain removers that we use in our green dry cleaner and are readily available at the local grocery stores. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid: [...]

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How to Remove Oatmeal Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Oatmeal Stains from a Bathrobe. Oatmeal is the breakfast of champions, working stiffs, and school kids across the country. Add some milk to that and you have an incredible meal that’s hardy and sustainable through the day. Unfortunately that hardy meal can be hard to remove if allowed to dry and age [...]

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How to Remove Motor Oil Stains from a Baseball Cap

How to Remove Motor Oil Stains from a Baseball Cap Do you think that the only way to remove motor oil is with a toxic solvent? Think again. Motor oil is oil, a little heavier than most oils but nonetheless, the last time I looked it was still oil. We have used these techniques with [...]

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How to Remove Caffe Mocha Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Caffe Mocha Stains from a Bedspread. Caffe Mocha’s can be made at home on a Miele coffee maker using Coffea Arabica beans ranging from Kona Hawaii to Yemen in the Arabian Peninsula. They can come from your favorite coffee house such as Peet’s and Starbucks or the local café down the street [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Blouse.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Blouse. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Margarine Stains from a Bathrobe

How to Remove Margarine Stains from a Bathrobe What can I say about margarine that’s hasn’t already been said, a less saturated fat version of butter with all the same flavor characteristics. Just thinking of it stirs up emotions…margarine spread on an English muffins in the morning, or drizzled on popcorn, YUM!…then reality…oil stains…!@#$%^&*…Now what? [...]

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How to Remove Maple Syrup Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Maple Syrup Stains from a Bedspread. Vermont maple syrup is classic Americana, next to baseball, hot dog, and apple pie. Unless you’re like me and use Mrs. Butterworth, Aunt Jemima or Log Cabin maple syrup, which is mostly high fructose corn syrup. Then it’s only simulated Americana. Nonetheless, the stain is the [...]

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How to Remove a Latte Stain from Coat

How to Remove a Latte Stain from Coat Sitting outside at the local café, ok Starbucks, on a nice sunny day sipping a latte and people watching is as relaxing as getting a massage. So don’t stress out when you look down and see latte dribbled down the front of your shirt. Attack the latte [...]

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How to Remove Jelly Stains from a Robe

How to Remove Jelly Stains from a Robe Jelly and Peanut Butter or Jelly and toast an easy quick on the run snack. On the run often means all over yourself. How to quickly fix the mess? Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of jelly without smearing it [...]

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How to Remove Jam Stains from a Bedspread

How to Remove Jam Stains from a Bedspread Jam and toast an easy quick breakfast or jam and crackers as a snack on the run. Since most of us eat our breakfast or snacks on the run we often make a mess all over ourselves. How to quickly fix the mess? Use a butter knife [...]

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How to Remove Ice Cream Stains from a Bathrobe

How to Remove Ice Cream Stains from a Bathrobe Ice Cream…LOVE IT!!!  It’s better than chocolate because the chocolate can be incorporated into the ice cream. What a comfort food, it’s cool, smooth, sweet, and fun. So many flavors, Baskin-Robins has 31, Ben and Jerry’s has another 50 or more, not to mention the Asian [...]

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How to Remove Hot Chocolate Stains from a Blouse

How to Remove Hot Chocolate Stains from a Blouse General Info: Regardless of the hot chocolate manufacture whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Swiss Miss, most hot chocolates contain chocolate, sugar, and some form of milk. The heat from the hot chocolate will cause it to penetrate deep into the weave of the material so attending [...]

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How to remove Highlighter Ink Stains from a Bedspread

How to remove Highlighter Ink Stains from a Bedspread Highlighter ink is a different composition that all other inks, many of them are water based. What a relief, that HUGE highlighter ink stain is not permanent. As a matter of fact, it’s fairly easy to remove it. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid: 1.    Create a pre spotting [...]

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How to Remove Hand Lotion Stains from a Blouse

How to Remove Hand Lotion Stains from a Blouse The new politically correct name for good old fashion hand lotion now is hand cream. It doesn’t matter what you call it or who makes it, Neutrogena, Lubriderm, Eucerin, Jergens, or boutique salons like Sephora and Body Shop, the main ingredient to remove is oil. Once [...]

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How to Remove a Guacamole Stain from a Blouse

How to Remove a Guacamole Stain from a Blouse Chips and Guacamole, Yum! Yum! I can eat it all day but wearing it is a different story. Quickly remove it with: Dawn Dishwashing Liquid and water. Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of guacamole without smearing it or [...]

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How to Remove Grapefruit Juice Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Grapefruit Juice Stains from a Bathrobe. Accompanying the breakfast of champions is a tall glass of grapefruit juice. It’s tasty, vitamin filled, and loaded with antioxidants like grape juice. But luckily it’s an easy juice to remove than its cousin, grape juice. Grapefruit Juice Stain: Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent · Create a [...]

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How to Remove Grape Stains from a Blouse

How to Remove Grape Stains from a Blouse Grape can be a difficult tannin stain and needs to be addressed immediately. Following are some green products and techniques that I use as a professional that you can use at home. A Spotting Agent; Heinz Distilled White Vinegar 1.    Apply a small amount of distilled white [...]

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How to Wash Gortex at Home

How to Wash Gortex at Home Gortex is a trademarked name brand for a special design of waterproof breathable material. Each manufacture have their own version of a breathable membrane with name like: Gortex, eVent, Sympatex, MemBrain Strata, HyVent, and many other generic brands. The material is comprised of two or more pieces of fabric [...]

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How to remove a Fishy, Musty Smell from a Bathrobe.

How to remove a Fishy, Musty Smell from a Bathrobe. A fishy smell will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a 100 pound sturgeon and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. In the case of the latter we will [...]

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How to remove a Fish Stain from a Blouse.

How to remove a Fish Stain from a Blouse. A fish stain will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a fish and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. In the case of the latter we will need a two [...]

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How to Wash a Down Feather Bathrobe

How to Wash a Down Feather Bathrobe Washing items on a regular basis is always a good idea, whether it’s a down comforter, down jacket or a down pillow. Dust, dirt, or even body oils for that matter, will deteriorate and discolor the material. The frequency an item needs to be washed will be determined [...]

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How to Remove Dog Urine Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Dog Urine Stains from a Blanket. NO!!!…  BAD DOG!!!…  NO!!!…  BAD DOG!!! A dog urine stain is composed of many different matters: salts, minerals, and pigment. Dog urine is a water soluble stain that will wash out if the stain is still wet. A dried and set dog urine stains will need [...]

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How to Remove Decaffeinated Coffee Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Decaffeinated Coffee Stains from a Blouse. A nice cup of decaffeinated coffee after a meal hits the spot. Don’t fret if when you look down and see dribbled down the front of your blouse. Attack the coffee stain immediately for fantastic results. Create a powerful spotting solution with Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Wash Cotton Curtains

How to Wash Cotton Curtains The following is some basic information you need to understand before you begin. There are some inherent risk with washing your curtains and it is important to understand that washing your curtains may cause irreversible damage. Basic Information: · Curtains often are damaged by sun light. Either directly or indirectly. [...]

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How to Wash my Bed Bath and Beyond Curtains?

How do I wash my Bed Bath and Beyond Curtains? Basic Information: · Curtains often are damaged by sun light. Either directly or indirectly. Often this damage is undetectable on white curtains. · Signs of sun damage are: color fading, yellowing, fibers feeling dry, weak-brittle to the touch. Gently pull on the curtain in an [...]

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How to Remove a Cranberry Juice Stain from a Jacket

How to Remove a Cranberry Juice Stain from a Jacket Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries. Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat several times to remove the entire [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Bathrobe. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, the organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is acidic and a tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray n [...]

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How to remove Corn Oil Stains from Clothes.

How to remove Corn Oil Stains from Clothes. Corn oil stains at times are difficult to remove at home unless you know the secret. Let me introduce you to some green oil stain removers that we use in our green dry cleaner and are readily available at the local grocery stores. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid: · [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Coat.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Coat. General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain removal [...]

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How to Remove Chili Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Chili Stains from a Blouse. FIRE!!!…ON FIRE! That’s my mouth at a chili cook off at the county fair. Every chili I try seems to be hot than the one before and when I’m done my shirt has sampled more than I. Chili is a complex stain. There are as many different [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Comforter. Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urine on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house for [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Cushion Cover. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. Cat feces is water soluble thus a good laundry detergent will easily break it down and [...]

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How to Remove Cappuccino Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Cappuccino Stains from a Blouse. Cappuccino’s can be made at home on a Miele coffee maker with Coffea Arabica beans ranging from Kona Hawaii to Yemen in the Arabian Peninsula. They can come from your favorite coffee house such as Peet’s and Starbucks or the local café down the street from your [...]

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How to remove Canola Oil Stains from a Blouse

How to remove Canola Oil Stains from a Blouse Canola oil stains at times are difficult to remove at home unless you know the secret. Let me introduce you to some green oil stain removers that we use in our green dry cleaner and are readily available at the local grocery stores. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid: [...]

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How to Remove a Cake Stain from a Blouse.

How to Remove a Cake Stain from a Blouse. The majority of a cake stain is oil from the cake and sugar from the frosting. The solids from the cake will easily wipe off. Applying a good oil remover and water will easily release the stain. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid is a great oil remove because [...]

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How to Remove Butter Stains from a Blouse

How to Remove Butter Stains from a Blouse What can I say about butter that’s hasn’t already been said, it’s absolutely the most heavenly versatile, flavorful food ever created for us carnivores. Just thinking of it stirs up emotions…a rich butter dipping sauce for lobster, or on a baked potato…then reality…butter stains down the front [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from Cotton

Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up on you attend to the stain. Fresh Breast Milk Stain. Spotting Solution: Vaska Laundry Detergent Mix 1 part Vaska laundry detergent [...]

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How to Remove Bolognese Sauce Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Bolognese Sauce Stains from a Blouse. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a Bolognese Sauce and not get some on myself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or pants, [...]

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How to Remove Body Moisturizer Stains.

How to Remove Body Moisturizer Stains. There are all these new politically correct name for good old fashion hand lotion, hand cream, hand moisturizer, skin cream, skin moisturizer. It doesn’t matter what you call it or who makes it, Neutrogena, Lubriderm, Eucerin, Jergens, or boutique salons like Sephora and Body Shop, the main ingredient to [...]

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How Remove Beer Stains from a Blouse.

How Remove Beer Stains from a Blouse. Hanging on the couch with your  friends watching for your favorite NFL team, or rooting for your Alma Mater. Regardless of the team that you where rooting for, with that much excitement comes a lot of arm gestures, and jumping and screaming. That only means one thing, a [...]

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How to Remove Baby Formula Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Baby Formula Stains from a Blouse. Baby formula mimics milk and contains proteins that are difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up on you quickly attend to the stain. Fresh Baby Formula Stain. Spotting [...]

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How to Remove Apple Sauce Stain from a Blouse.

How to Remove Apple Sauce Stain from a Blouse. Apple sauce is eaten by every toddler in the United States at one time or another. Thus it’s spilled on perhaps every imaginable item, ranging from the couch to the toddler own socks, from the parents clothes to stroller seat. Luckily apple sauce is colorless, odorless, [...]

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How to Remove Apple Juice Stains From a Blouse.

How to Remove Apple Juice Stains From a Blouse. Apple juice, it’s the juice of every infant and toddler in the United States. We spill more apple juice than any other juice ever made. Luckily it’s an easy juice to remove, unlike its cousin grape juice. Apple Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent · Create a [...]

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How to Remove Grape Juice Stains

How to Remove a Grape Juice Stain Grape Juice can be a difficult tannin stain and needs to be addressed immediately. Following are some green products and techniques that I use as a certified professional green dry cleaner that you can use at home. A Spotting Agent; Heinz Distilled White Vinegar 1.    Apply a small [...]

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How to remove a Fishy, Musty Smell.

How to remove a Fishy, Musty Smell. A fishy smell will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a 100 pound sturgeon and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. In the case of the latter we will need to use [...]

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How to remove Corn Oil Stains from a Blouse.

How to remove Corn Oil Stains from a Blouse. Corn oil stains at times are difficult to remove at home unless you know the secret. Let me introduce you to some green oil stain removers that we use in our green dry cleaner and are readily available at the local grocery stores. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid: [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bathrobe. General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain removal [...]

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How to Remove Chili Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Chili Stains from a Bathrobe. ON FIRE! That’s my mouth at a chili cook off at the county fair. Every chili I try seems to be hot than the one before and when I’m done my shirt has sampled more than I. Chili is a complex stain. There are as many different [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Bedspread. Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urine on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house for [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bedspread. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. Cat feces is water soluble thus a good laundry detergent will easily break it down and lift [...]

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How to Remove Cappuccino Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Cappuccino Stains from a Bathrobe. Cappuccino’s can be made at home on a Miele coffee maker with Coffea Arabica beans ranging from Kona Hawaii to Yemen in the Arabian Peninsula. They can come from your favorite coffee house such as Peet’s and Starbucks or the local café down the street from your [...]

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How to remove Canola Oil Stains from a Bathrobe

How to remove Canola Oil Stains from a Bathrobe Canola oil stains at times are difficult to remove at home unless you know the secret. Let me introduce you to some green oil stain removers that we use in our green dry cleaner and are readily available at the local grocery stores. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid: [...]

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How to Remove a Cake Stain from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove a Cake Stain from a Bathrobe. The majority of a cake stain is oil from the cake and sugar from the frosting. The solids from the cake will easily wipe off. Applying a good oil remover and water will easily release the stain. Dawn Dishwashing Liquid is a great oil remove because [...]

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How to Remove Butter Stains from a Bathrobe

How to Remove Butter Stains from a Bathrobe What can I say about butter that’s hasn’t already been said, it’s absolutely the most heavenly versatile, flavorful food ever created for us carnivores. Just thinking of it stirs up emotions…a rich butter dipping sauce for lobster, or on a baked potato…then reality…butter stains down the front [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stain from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stain from a Bathrobe. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up on you attend to the stain. Fresh Milk Stain. Spotting Solution: Vaska [...]

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How to Remove Bolognese Sauce Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Bolognese Sauce Stains from a Bathrobe. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a Bolognese Sauce and not get some on myself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or pants, [...]

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How to Remove Blueberry Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Blueberry Stains from a Bathrobe. Whether the blueberries are from the farmers market, the organic grocery store, or the cheapest blueberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. Blueberry is a fruit making it acidic and a tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as [...]

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How Remove Beer Stains from Bathrobe.

How Remove Beer Stains from Bathrobe. Hanging on the couch with your friends watching for your favorite NFL team, or rooting for your Alma Mater. Regardless of the team that you where rooting for, with that much excitement comes a lot of arm gestures, and jumping and screaming. That only means one thing, a lot [...]

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How to Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from a Bathrobe. It’s the funniest thing in the world. When we get an ink stain from a ballpoint pen in the shop it’s usually a mark that is 2 or 3 lines on the back of a dress shirt. Why on the back? Because guys use the [...]

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How to Remove Baby Formula Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Baby Formula Stains from a Bathrobe. Baby formula mimics milk and contains proteins that are difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up on you quickly attend to the stain. Fresh Baby Formula Stain. Spotting [...]

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How to Remove Apple Sauce Stain from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Apple Sauce Stain from a Bathrobe. Apple sauce is eaten by every toddler in the United States at one time or another. Thus it’s spilled on perhaps every imaginable item, ranging from the couch to the toddler own socks, from the parents clothes to stroller seat. Luckily apple sauce is colorless, odorless, [...]

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How to Remove Apple Juice Stains From a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Apple Juice Stains From a Bathrobe. Apple juice, it’s the juice of every infant and toddler in the United States. We spill more apple juice than any other juice ever made. Luckily it’s an easy juice to remove, unlike its cousin grape juice. Apple Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent · Create a [...]

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How to Remove a Fettuccine Alfredo Sauce Stain from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove a Fettuccine Alfredo Sauce Stain from a Bathrobe. Rome Italy 1914 Alfredo Di Lelio experiments with a pasta dish and created a one million calorie dish. He doubled the amount of butter of the original Fettuccine Al Burro dish along with adding other ingredients to create what we now know as Fettuccine [...]

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How to Remove Chili Stains.

How to Remove Chili Stains. ON FIRE! That’s my mouth at a chili cook off at the county fair. Every chili I try seems to be hot than the one before and when I’m done my shirt has sampled more than I. Chili is a complex stain. There are as many different ingredients in chili [...]

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How Do I Prevent Getting Stains On My Clothes?

How to Prevent Staining My Clothes? Tips of the Day….For Personal Care…. Take care of all personal beauty and hygiene before getting dressed. Many product will stain or cause damage to dyes and materials. Hair Spray and Hair Gel: Hair products that are created to hold your hair in place have a glue like effect on your [...]

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How Do I Wash My Pottery Barn Cotton Linen Curtains?

Question: How Do I Wash My Pottery Barn Cotton Linen Curtains? Hi Jen, Here are some things to keep in mind before washing your curtains. Basic Information: Curtains often are damaged by sun light. Either directly or indirectly. Often this damage is undetectable on white curtains. Signs of sun damage are: color fading, yellowing, fibers [...]

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How to Remove Beer Stains

How Remove Beer Stains What an exciting Super Bowl game between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. Regardless of the team that you where rooting for, with that much excitement comes a lot of arm gestures, and jumping and screaming. That only means one thing, a lot of spilled beer.   The [...]

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How to Wash a Down Jacket

How to Wash a Down Jacket It’s half way through winter and you have not cleaned your down jacket once. Well let me tell you it’s dirty, even if you don’t see the dirt or smell the funk, trust me others will. Cleaning a down jacket is relatively simply. Here are a few little tricks [...]

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Can you wash a Gortex Jacket at home?

Can you wash a Gortex Jacket at home? Gortex is a trademarked name brand for a special design of waterproof breathable material. The material is comprised of two pieces of fabric fused together to make a breathable membrane. The outer layer is usually a type of nylon and the inner layer is a rubber membrane [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Dress.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Dress. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast Milk [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Evening Gown.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Evening Gown. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Purse.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Purse. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin stain. [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Dress.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Dress.   Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Pant.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Pant. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Down Comforter.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Down Comforter. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Jacket.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Jacket. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Pant.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Pant. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin stain. [...]

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How to Remove a Guacamole Stain from a Pant.

How to Remove a Guacamole Stain from a Pant. Chips and Guacamole, Yum! Yum! I can eat it all day but wearing it is a different story. Quickly remove it with: Dawn Dishwashing Liquid and water.   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of guacamole without smearing it [...]

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How to Remove a Latte Stain from a Blouse.

How to Remove a Latte Stain from a Blouse.   Sitting outside at the local café, ok Starbucks, on a nice sunny day sipping a latte and people watching is as relaxing as getting a massage. So don’t stress out when you look down and see latte dribbled down the front of your shirt.   [...]

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How to Remove Tomato Sauce Stains from Clothes.

How to Remove Tomato Sauce Stains from Clothes. You say Tomato – I say Toe mot toe, no matter how you say it, it stains the same. It is a tannin stain and it is also one of the more difficult to remove stains. Attack it quickly for best results. Create a spotting solution with [...]

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How to Remove a Tropical Fruit Punch Drink Stain from Clothes.

How to Remove a Tropical Fruit Punch Drink Stain from Clothes. As a child I loved tropical fruit punch drinks and Hawaiian Punch was my all time favorite. But from a green dry cleaners perspective…What the heck is in there? Is there really tropical fruit and how did it become red?   The original tropical [...]

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How to remove a Fishy, Musty Smell from Clothes.

How to remove a Fishy, Musty Smell from Clothes. A fishy smell will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a 100 pound sturgeon and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. Or perhaps you stored something in the closet that [...]

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How to Remove a Cake Stain from Clothes.

How to Remove a Cake Stain from Clothes.   The majority of a cake stain is oil from the cake and sugar from the frosting. The solids from the cake will easily wipe off. With a butter knife or spoon lightly scrape off any solid cake without imbedding the cake further into the material.  Applying [...]

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How to Remove a Chili Stain from Clothes.

How to Remove a Chili Stain from Clothes. ON FIRE! That’s my mouth at a chili cook off. Every chili I try seams to be hot than the one before and when I’m done my shirt has sampled more than I. How do I remove a chili stain?   Chili is a complex stain. There [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Clothes. General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain removal [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Skirt.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Skirt.   Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will damage [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Comforter. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily break [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Down Comforter.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Down Comforter.     Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Parka.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Parka. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Nightgown.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Nightgown. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin stain. [...]

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How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain from a Blanket.

How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain from a Blanket. Sour Cream is a protein stain. As the protein dries and ages it becomes more difficult to remove. Use a butter knife or spoon to scrape off as much of the sour cream as possible without embedding it into the material. Then proceed with creating [...]

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How to remove a Fish Stain from a Sweatshirt.

How to remove a Fish Stain from a Sweatshirt. A fish stain will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a fish and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. In the case of the latter we will need a two [...]

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How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Sweater.

How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Sweater. FOOD FIGHT! No matter who won the fight, you, your fork, or your friend sitting across the table from you, the results are the same. Pesto Sauce everywhere! Luckily pesto sauce is more of less oil and herbs. So once we break down the oil everything [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Slack.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Slack. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray n [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from Clothes.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from Clothes. Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house for a [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Polo Shirt.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Polo Shirt. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Cushion Cover.   Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Clothes. Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent and [...]

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How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Baseball Cap.

How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Baseball Cap.   Everyone has a comfort food. Chips and Salsa is my comfort food. Weird but true. Go figure, I guess that’s why everyone is different.   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of salsa without smearing it or embedding [...]

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How to remove a Fish Stain from a Tablecloth.

How to remove a Fish Stain from a Tablecloth. A fish stain will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a fish and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. In the case of the latter we will need a two [...]

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How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain from a Bedspread.

How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain from a Bedspread.   Sour Cream is a protein stain. As the protein dries and ages it becomes more difficult to remove. Use a butter knife or spoon to scrape off as much of the sour cream as possible without embedding it into the material. Then proceed with [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Slack.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Slack. Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will damage the [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sleeping Bag.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sleeping Bag. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Purse.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Purse. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Denim Jeans.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Denim Jeans. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.     General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Denim Skirt.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Denim Skirt. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Couch Cover.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Couch Cover. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Blouse. Everyone has a comfort food. Chips and Salsa is my comfort food. Weird but true. Go figure, I guess that’s why everyone is different.   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of salsa without smearing it or embedding it further [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Clothes. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily break [...]

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How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain from a Bathrobe. Sour Cream is a protein stain. As the protein dries and ages it becomes more difficult to remove. Use a butter knife or spoon to scrape off as much of the sour cream as possible without embedding it into the material. Then proceed with creating [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Down Jacket.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Down Jacket. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain from a Baseball Cap.

How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain from a Baseball Cap. Sour Cream is a protein stain. As the protein dries and ages it becomes more difficult to remove. Use a butter knife or spoon to scrape off as much of the sour cream as possible without embedding it into the material. Then proceed with [...]

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How to remove a Fish Stain from a Wedding Gown.

How to remove a Fish Stain from a Wedding Gown. A fish stain will generally wash out with a good laundry detergent, however if you went wrestling with a fish and lost then the stain and smell will be a little more difficult to handle. In the case of the latter we will need a [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Down Comforter.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Down Comforter. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Polo Shirt.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Polo Shirt. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Blanket. Everyone has a comfort food. Chips and Salsa is my comfort food. Weird but true. Go figure, I guess that’s why everyone is different.   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of salsa without smearing it or embedding it further [...]

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How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Sweatshirt.

How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Sweatshirt. FOOD FIGHT! No matter who won the fight, you, your fork, or your friend sitting across the table from you, the results are the same. Pesto Sauce everywhere! Luckily pesto sauce is more of less oil and herbs. So once we break down the oil everything [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Down Comforter.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Down Comforter. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Raincoat.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Raincoat. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Denim Jeans.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Denim Jeans. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Coat.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Coat.   Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Baseball Cap.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Baseball Cap. Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Suit.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Suit. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray n [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.   Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Sweater.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Sweater. Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will damage the [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Blouse. General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain removal [...]

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How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Tablecloth.

How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Tablecloth. FOOD FIGHT! No matter who won the fight, you, your fork, or your friend sitting across the table from you, the results are the same. Pesto Sauce everywhere! Luckily pesto sauce is more of less oil and herbs. So once we break down the oil everything [...]

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How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Bedspread. Everyone has a comfort food. Chips and Salsa is my comfort food. Weird but true. Go figure, I guess that’s why everyone is different.   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of salsa without smearing it or embedding it further [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Purse.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Purse.   Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Denim Skirt.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Denim Skirt.   From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a [...]

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Professional Stain Removal Tips.

  We have create a free magnet for your washing machine with the web address of our blogsite www.YourGreenDryCleaner.com Come by one of our location or send us your address to receive one. We currently have over 2600 green stain removal tips ranging from how to remove an oil stain from silk, how to remove [...]

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European Finishing vs American Pressing.

Our philosophy is that in order to develop and maintain a successful business we need to constantly evaluate everything we do to serve you better and to provide you with a greater value. We evaluate our service, our quality, the value we offer, our process, the products we use, test new products, develop new techniques, [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Blouse. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily break [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Sleeping Bag.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Sleeping Bag.   Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Blanket. General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain removal [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Cushion Cover. From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Raincoat.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Raincoat.   Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sweater.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sweater.   Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Blanket.   Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Sweatshirt.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Sweatshirt. Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will damage the [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bedspread. General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain removal [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Robe.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Robe. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Denim Skirt.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Denim Skirt. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Salsa Stains from a Bathrobe.   Everyone has a comfort food. Chips and Salsa is my comfort food. Weird but true. Go figure, I guess that’s why everyone is different.   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of salsa without smearing it or embedding it [...]

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How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Wedding Gown.

How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Wedding Gown.   FOOD FIGHT! No matter who won the fight, you, your fork, or your friend sitting across the table from you, the results are the same. Pesto Sauce everywhere! Luckily pesto sauce is more of less oil and herbs. So once we break down the [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Cushion Cover.   Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Scarf.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Scarf.   It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Cushion Cover. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Dress.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Denim Dress. Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Blouse.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Blouse.   Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sweatshirt.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Sweatshirt.   Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bedspread.   Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Tablecloth.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Tablecloth.   Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will damage [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Bathrobe.   General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the stain [...]

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How to Remove Red Wine Stains from Wool.

How to Remove Red Wine Stains from Wool. Wool is a natural fiber derived from animal hairs. Using excessively high, heat, agitation, and alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for color fastness before [...]

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How to Remove Red Wine from Silk

How to Remove Red Wine from Silk   Always evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. If the color is sensitive or the material is delicate you must modify your technique. Test for Color Bleeding. Dilute one part soap with ten parts water to create a solution to test for color bleeding in a [...]

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How to remove a Red Wine Stain from Rayon.

How to remove a Red Wine Stain from Rayon.     Fine red wine should always be savored with a fine meal not worn on a garment. However if you happen to spill a little because you have a tendency to talk with your hands, don’t worry. Address the red wine stain as soon as [...]

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How to Remove Red Wine from Cotton.

How to Remove Red Wine from Cotton.   Testing 1-2-3: Test the color in a hidden area with soap and water to see if it’s colorfast. 1.      Apply a small amount of distilled white vinegar directly onto the stain and let it rest for a few minutes. 2.      Blot off with a wet towel followed [...]

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How to Remove Oil Stains from Wool.

How to Remove Oil Stains from Wool.   General Info: Wool is a natural fiber derived from sheep. Using excessively high alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for color fastness before proceeding with [...]

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How to Remove an Oil Stain from Rayon.

How to Remove an Oil Stain from Rayon. OIL! OIL! OIL! What can I say, it’s bad for your hips and it’s bad for your garments.   How to identify an oil stain: On a light color garment the oil stain will have a transparent appearance. On a dark color garment the oil stain will [...]

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How to Remove Milk Stains from Wool.

How to Remove Milk Stains from Wool.   General Info: Wool is a natural fiber derived from animal hairs. Using excessively high heat, agitation, and alkaline products will cause the hairs to curl crating shrinkage, felting, and tightening of the weave. Most dyes on wool are stable but it’s always best to test for color [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from Silk.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from Silk.   Often silk garments have a soft (non colorfast) dye to give the color depth. Test for color bleeding in a hidden area of the garment before proceeding with the removal of the milk stain.   Using a white towel apply a small amount of the solution [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from Rayon.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from Rayon.   Milk is one of the more difficult stains we see come through our stores. By the time we see the milk stain it has dried and set. Milk is a protein with a strong bonding agent and as it ages it requires a lot of effort [...]

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How to Remove a Coffee Stain from Rayon.

How to Remove a Coffee Stain from Rayon.   Coffee is tannin (plant base). Tannin stains can be easily removed when fresh with a little water or club soda. Once the coffee stain has dried then a product will be necessary to help lift the coffee stain from the rayon material.   Choice of Products: [...]

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How to remove chocolate stains from Wool.

How to remove chocolate stains from Wool.   You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a small piece and created a chocolate stain. DO NOT LICK IT UP! I know it’s a waste of chocolate. DO NOT [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from Silk.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from Silk.   You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a little piece on yourself.   How are you going to remove that chocolate stain?   A chocolate stain is nothing more [...]

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How to remove chocolate stains from Rayon.

How to remove chocolate stains from Rayon.   You break your diet and sneak a piece of chocolate, OK a few pieces of chocolate. But it was all worth it except you dropped a small piece and created a chocolate stain.   DO NOT LICK IT UP! I know it’s a waste of chocolate. DO [...]

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How to remove a Blood Stain from Cotton.

How to remove a Blood Stain from Cotton.   It is extremely important to evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. Some of the products that we will be using can cause color loss and material damage. Test First: in a hidden area apply the product to a white towel and dab in a [...]

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How to remove a Blood Stain from Silk.

How to remove a Blood Stain from Silk. Remember to always evaluated color and material. Test for color bleeding in a hidden area of the garment before proceeding with stain removal. Using a white towel apply a small amount of the solution onto the towel and dab a hidden area of the garment. If color [...]

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How to Remove a Blood Stain From Rayon.

How to Remove a Blood Stain From Rayon. Rayon is a fiber that’s manufactured from wood pulp. Some rayon’s are colorfast and some are not, some will shrink and other won’t. Excess agitation will always cause the rayon to pill and have a fuzzy look on the surface of the material. It’s important to test [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Denim Jacket.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Denim Jacket. Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Couch Cover.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Couch Cover. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Shawl.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Shawl.   It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Blanket.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Blanket.   Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Couch Cover.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Couch Cover. Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Shawl.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Shawl. Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Couch Cover.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Couch Cover.   From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Baseball Cap.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Baseball Cap.   General Info: Regardless of the chocolate milk manufacture, whether it’s Nesquik, Hershey or Clover Stornetta, most chocolate milk contain chocolate, sugar, and milk. Milk is a strong bonding protein and needs to be address sooner than later. How to test for colorfastness: Take the [...]

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How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Wedding Gown.

How to Remove Ravioli Sauce Stains from a Wedding Gown. Ravioli’s date back to the 14th Century in letters written by some guy named Francesco di Marco, however if a ravioli stain is that old my best educated guess would be it’s permanent. So don’t even try to remove the stain because you will damage [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Tablecloth.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Tablecloth. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray n [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bathrobe.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Bathrobe.   Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Denim Dress.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Denim Dress.     Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Comforter. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat this [...]

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How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Shirt.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Shirt. It is next to impossible to eat pasta with a marinara sauce and not get some on yourself. No matter how hard I try. When I’m done with my plate and I look down and there it is a few specks on my shirt or [...]

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How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Bedspread. Cat Urine…Wow!  What a difficult problem. Cats are intelligent creatures. We regularly see cat’s urinate on their owner’s prized possessions, i.e. comforter, blanket, and pillows when they are upset with the owner. Often this is when the owner leaves the cat locked in the house for [...]

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How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Breast Milk Stains from a Comforter.   Breast milk is a strong bonding protein that is difficult to remove when it has dried and impossible to remove after it has aged. So as soon as your baby has finished spitting up all over you, quickly attend to the stain.   Fresh Breast [...]

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How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Shirt.

How to Remove Red Raspberry Stains from a Shirt.   Red Raspberry is also known as Hindberry, Reapberry, Bramble, Gauriphal, by some. Whether the red raspberries are from a roadside bush, the farmers market, the Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest red raspberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all [...]

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How to Remove Tea Stains from a Comforter.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Comforter.   From a stain removal aspect tea is tea. Whether it is Fine Asian Green Tea from the herbal tea store, Celestial Seasonings Herbal Tea, Peet’s Spiced Tea, Starbuck’s Chai Tea, or Lipton Black Tea they are all made from tea leaves making the stain a Tannin [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Wedding Gown.

How to Remove Cranberry Stains from a Wedding Gown. Whether the cranberries are from the farmers market, Whole Foods organic grocery store, or the cheapest cranberries you can find on sale, it doesn’t matter, they all stain the same. A cranberry stain is an acidic tannin stain. Many of the spotting products such as Spray [...]

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How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Baseball Cap.

How to Remove Cat Feces Stains from a Baseball Cap. Having your kitty on your lap and gently petting them is a comforting feeling. But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A cat feces stain is a water soluble stain thus a good laundry detergent will easily [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Shirt.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains from a Shirt.   Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt. The oil attracts the dirt from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from an oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent [...]

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How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Coat.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Coat. Cranberry juice is a great prevention for avoiding bladder infections. It is not so great when textiles are stained with cranberries.     Fresh Cranberry Juice Stain: Vaska Laundry Detergent Blot the cranberry juice stain with a wet towel followed by a dry towel. Repeat this [...]

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