clothes

Self Cleaning Clothes

Engineers in China have created a non toxic, environmentally friendly chemical coating for garments that will remove stains and odors when exposed to sunlight. The research was done at Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Hubei University for Nationalities. In the research test an orange dye was applied to the coated garment, 71% of the stain [...]

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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 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 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 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 Blood Stains from a Wool Blouse.

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 fastness before proceeding with any stain removal. Unprocessed [...]

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