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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 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 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 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 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 Yogurt Stains from a Bedspread.

How to remove Yogurt Stains from a Bedspread. Test First: in a hidden area apply the spotting solution to a white towel and dab a hidden area of the garment. Check the towel for color transfer. If color transfers to the towel re-evaluate the use of the product and technique. Rubbing and scrubbing will cause [...]

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How to Remove Uniball Pen Ink Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Uniball Pen Ink Stains from a Bedspread. Sad but funny. We’ve all seen it, a geeky guy walking down the street with a HUGE dark ink stain around the corner of his Giorgio Armani shirt pocket. Yes, another guy put his Uniball Pen in his pocket without putting the cap back on. [...]

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How to Remove Strawberry Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Strawberry Stains from a Bedspread. Strawberry and chocolate what a combination! That’s a great combo for the taste buds, but bad for the hips. And if dribbled on your garment, it’s bad for your garment as well. Strawberry is one of the more difficult stains to remove if left unattended.   Choice [...]

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How to Remove Spaghetti Sauce Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Spaghetti Sauce Stains from a Bedspread. 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. Spaghetti Sauce everywhere! Tomato stains are among some of the most difficult stains to remove, so end the victory dance quickly [...]

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How to Remove Soft Drink Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Soft Drink Stains from a Bedspread. Coke, Pepsi, RC Cola, 7 Up, Sprite, Orange Soda or Mug Root Beer, it doesn’t really matter what brand or type of soft drink you spill they are mostly comprised of the same components: water, carbon dioxide, some type of sugar, and coloring (in some cases). [...]

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How to Remove a Salad Dressing Stain from a Bedspread

How to Remove a Salad Dressing Stain from a Bedspread There are many different types of salad dressings. Cesar (my favorite), Italian, Thousand Island, Ranch, or Blue Cheese is the most common. As with many other types of salad dressing they all have one common link, they are oil based. Oil creates lubrication between the [...]

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How to Remove Orange Juice Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Orange Juice Stains from a Bedspread We all know the benefits of Orange Juice whether it comes from the natural form of an orange or from the processed form as concentrated juice. We also know there is no benefit to wearing the juice unless you are Lady GaGa creating a new fashion [...]

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How to Remove Mayonnaise Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Mayonnaise Stains from a Bedspread. The most popular mayonnaise on the west coast of the United States is Best Foods Real Mayonnaise and on the east coat is Hellemann’s Real Mayonnaise. The ingredients of these two mayonnaises are egg, oil, and vinegar. Although eggs are a part of the ingredients we do [...]

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How to Remove Lipstick or Lip Balm Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Lipstick or Lip Balm Stains from a Bedspread. Lipstick, Blistex, ChapStick, Bert’s Bees Beeswax Lip Balm, and many other types of lip balms are normally comprised of the same basic ingredients. There is usually some type of oil, wax and color pigment. The oils in the lipstick are encasing the other ingredient [...]

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How to Remove Ketchup Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Ketchup Stains from a Bedspread. Ketchup! What can I say about Ketchup, it is America’s favorite condiment unless you’re Asian American then its Soy Sauce. That’s a different article for another time. Now we are focusing on ketchup. Ketchup! Ketchup! Ketchup! What ingredients are in ketchup? Tomato’s, vinegar, sugar and oh yeah, [...]

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How to Remove Ice Tea Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Ice Tea Stains from a Bedspread. Ice Tea is simply tea on ice. Whether it’s Lipton, Celestial Seasonings, Peet’s, or Starbuck it is still tea, so we need to address this stain the same way we would address any tea stain. Plant base stains such as a tea stain fall into the [...]

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How to Remove Grass Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Grass Stains from a Bedspread. As a father of a boy and to a large extent still a boy myself, I have seen more than my share of grass stains. Grass stains on the knees or embedded in the seat of our pants from a day at the park. This drove my [...]

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How to Remove Gel Pen Ink Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Gel Pen Ink Stains from a Bedspread. Sad but funny. We’ve all seen it, a geeky guy walking down the street with a HUGE dark ink stain around the corner of his Giorgio Armani shirt pocket. Yes, another guy put his Gel Pen in his pocket without putting the cap back on. [...]

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How to Remove Dog Feces Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Dog Feces Stains from a Bedspread. Cuddling up on the couch with your dog on a cool evening with a roaring fire gives one a good warm feeling.  But looking down and seeing a skid mark (feces stain) is not a pleasant sight. A dog feces stain is a water soluble stain [...]

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How to Remove Cottage Cheese Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Cottage Cheese Stains from a Bedspread. YUM! Cottage Cheese is among my favorite diet foods. It is high in calcium and low in calories, even less calories if I ware it as oppose to eating it. Perhaps I can start a new fashion trend. Quick! Call the fashion house of Gianni Versace [...]

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How to Remove Blueberry Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Blueberry Stains from a Bedspread. 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 to Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from a Bedspread.

How to Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from a Bedspread. 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 Blood Stains from a Wool Mattress Pad.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Mattress Pad. 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 [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Comforter.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Comforter. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Comforter Cover.

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 any stain removal. Unprocessed wool has natural oils that will [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Blanket.

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 hidden area of the garment. Check the towel to [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Blanket.

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. How are you going to remove that stain? Evaluate the stain, color and material of item before starting.  In this case you know it’s chocolate. Break that [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Blanket.

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 any stain removal. Unprocessed wool has natural oils that will [...]

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How to remove a Coffee stain from a Silk Bed Spread.

Before attempting any stain removal it is important to test the item for colorfastness. Take a white towel and apply a small amount of water to a corner of the towel. Using that corner of the towel blot a hidden area of the item you wish to spot. Check the towel for color transfer, the [...]

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How to remove a Oil Stain from a Silk Blanket.

Always evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. If the color is sensitive or the material is delicate you must modify your technique. Oil based stains can be easily removed with a good oil remover. What is an oil remover you ask? Liquid dish washing soap is a great oil remove because it’s designed [...]

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How to remove a Coffee stain from a Silk Bed Skirt.

Before attempting any stain removal it is important to test the item for colorfastness. Take a white towel and apply a small amount of water to a corner of the towel. Using that corner of the towel blot a hidden area of the item you wish to spot. Check the towel for color transfer, the [...]

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How to remove a Coffee Stain from a Cotton Bed Skirt.

Evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. If the color is sensitive or the material is delicate you must modify your technique. Coffee is a plant based stain (Tannin). Depending on the color, material and severity of the stain will depend on the concentration of the solution and the technique to use*. Step One: [...]

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How to remove a Oil Stain from a Cotton Bed Pillow Cover.

Before attempting any stain removal it is important to test the item for colorfastness. Take a white towel and apply a small amount of water to a corner of the towel. Using that corner of the towel blot a hidden area of the item you wish to spot. Check the towel for color transfer, the [...]

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How to remove a Coffee stain from a Silk Bed Quilt.

Before attempting any stain removal it is important to test the item for colorfastness. Take a white towel and apply a small amount of water to a corner of the towel. Using that corner of the towel blot a hidden area of the item you wish to spot. Check the towel for color transfer, the [...]

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How to remove a Coffee Stain from a Cotton Bed Pillow Cover.

Evaluate the stain, color and material before proceeding. If the color is sensitive or the material is delicate you must modify your technique. Coffee is a plant based stain (Tannin). Depending on the color, material and severity of the stain will depend on the concentration of the solution and the technique to use*. Step One: [...]

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How to remove a Coffee stain from a Silk Bed Pillow Cover.

Before attempting any stain removal it is important to test the item for colorfastness. Take a white towel and apply a small amount of water to a corner of the towel. Using that corner of the towel blot a hidden area of the item you wish to spot. Check the towel for color transfer, the [...]

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How to Remove Red Wine from a Silk Comforter.

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 hidden area. Apply the solution to a white [...]

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