household items

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 Remove Chocolate Stains from a Decorative Pillow Cover.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Decorative Pillow Cover. 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 [...]

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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 Coffee Stains from a Wool Mattress Pad.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Mattress Pad. 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 a Milk Stain from a Cotton Comforter Cover.

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

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Comforter Cover.

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 Blood Stains from a Wool Comforter Cover.

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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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 Blood Stains from a Wool Blanket.

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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How to Remove Red Wine from a Silk Curtain.

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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How to remove a Oil Stain from a Silk Bed Skirt.

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 Cotton Bed Quilt.

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 Silk Bed Quilt.

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 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 Oil Stain from a Cotton Bathroom Rug.

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 Bed Cover.

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 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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How to remove a Coffee Stain from a Cotton Bathroom Rug.

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 (Tannin) stain. 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 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 Cotton Brassiere.

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 by a dry towel. 3.      If the stain [...]

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