How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain.

How to Remove a Sour Cream Stain.

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 a spotting solution to remove the remainder of the sour cream stain.

Dawn Dishwashing Liquid:

Continue with an Enzyme Stain Remover if necessary:

BioKeen’s Bac-Out or Earth Friendly Product’s Everyday Stain & Odor Remover.

Test First: in a hidden area apply the product to a white towel and dab in a hidden area of the garment. Check the towel to see if any color has transferred over. If the color is sensitive or the material is delicate, you must modify your technique.

Regardless of the product used it is important to clean the entire garment after completing the stain removal process. Any product residue will age and oxidize over time and cause yellowing or discoloration.

Seek professional help if necessary. If you have a good relationship with your green dry cleaners, they will be more than happy to help you with stain removal questions.

Karl Huie

Pacific Heights Cleaners in San Francisco and Sausalito

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