spotting tips

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Bedspread.

How to Remove Cranberry Juice Stains from a Bedspread.   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 Gel Pen Ink Stains from a Suit.

How to Remove Gel Pen Ink Stains from a Suit. 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 Hot Chocolate Stains.

How to Remove Hot Chocolate Stains.   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 to the [...]

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How to Remove Margarine Stains

How to Remove Margarine Stains 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 English muffins in the morning, or drizzled on popcorn, YUM!…then reality…oil stains down the front of my [...]

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How to Remove Popsicle Stains.

How to Remove Popsicle Stains.   What kid doesn’t like a Popsicle? Next to ice cream it’s one of the best desserts ever invented. Simple in structure, yet complex in stain removal due to the fact that most popsicles are ice with artificial flavors and food coloring. Depending on the food coloring will determine if [...]

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How to Remove Oatmeal Stains.

How to Remove Oatmeal Stains.   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 for a [...]

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How to remove Highlighter Ink Stains

How to remove Highlighter Ink Stains   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 solution with [...]

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How to Remove a Vomit Stain.

How to Remove a Vomit Stain. Vomit is composed of bile, mucus and albumin that is extremely acidic in the pH scale which will age and set rapidly. Vomit is a water soluble stain which means that traditional solvent dry cleaning will not remove the stain or smell. If the vomit is on a dry [...]

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How to Remove Soy Sauce Stains.

How to Remove Soy Sauce Stains.   Soy Sauce is the Asian version of Ketchup. It’s THE Asian condiment! We use it for everything that is edible, from rice to fish, vegetables to eggs. It can be used as a dipping sauce or a marinade, made into a spread or used in place of salt. [...]

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How to Remove Butter Stains

How to Remove Butter Stains   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 of my [...]

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How to Remove Perspiration Stains.

How to Remove Perspiration Stains. What most of us don’t realize is that perspiration (sweat) contains chloride salts which will cause a lot of damage it not handled immediately. The salts will discolor or change the color of dark colored garment, whereas on light color garment the salts will cause the fabric to yellow. That’s [...]

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How to remove Corn Oil Stains

How to remove Corn Oil Stains   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: Apply the [...]

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How to Remove a Peanut Butter and Jelly Stain.

How to Remove a Peanut Butter and Jelly Stain.   Peanut Butter and Jelly a true American classic eaten by kids everywhere. That only means one thing…It’s all over the clothes, furniture, and carpet of kids homes everywhere…   Use a butter knife or spoon to lightly scrape off any solid pieces of peanut butter [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains.

How to Remove Blood Stains. 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. Blood is [...]

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How to Remove Tomato Juice Stains.

How to Remove Tomato Juice Stains. Whether it’s a Bloody Mary, a virgin Bloody Mary or a V8 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 Dawn Dishwashing Liquid and Heinz Distilled White Vinegar. Mix [...]

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How to Remove a Chili Stain.

How to Remove a Chili Stain. 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. Chili is a complex stain. There are as many different ingredients in chili as there are [...]

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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 [...]

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How to Remove a Fish Stain.

How to Remove a Fish Stain. 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 step technique. First [...]

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How to Remove a Salsa Stain.

How to Remove a Salsa Stain. 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 into the material. [...]

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How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains.

How to Remove Ring Around the Collar and Cuff Stains. Ring around the collar and cuff is made up of body oils and dirt the oil attracted from the atmosphere. A good laundry detergent with a little help from a oil remover will solve the problem. Vaska Laundry Detergent and Citrasolv: 1.      Create a pre [...]

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How to Remove Grass Stains.

How to Remove Grass Stain. 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 wife crazy. She [...]

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How to Remove Ice Tea Stains.

How to Remove Ice Tea Stains. 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 falls into the Tannin Stain category. [...]

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How to Remove a Strawberry Stain.

How to Remove a Strawberry Stain. Strawberry and chocolate what combinations! 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 of Products: Laundry Detergent, [...]

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How to Remove a Ketchup Stain.

How to remove a Ketchup Stain 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 yea, water. Knowing [...]

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How to Remove a Cottage Cheese Stain.

How to Remove a Cottage Cheese Stain. 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 or Giorgio [...]

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How to Remove a Blueberry Stain.

How to Remove a Blueberry Stain. 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 Spray n [...]

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How to Remove Ink Stains from a Ballpoint Pen.

How to Remove an Ink Stain from a Ballpoint Pen. 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 Red Wine Stains.

How to Remove Red Wine Stains. Ahh! Red Wine…Nectar of the Gods. Your at a dinner party having a great time with friends eating and drinking when all of a sudden, splash, the person next to you knock over a glass of wine and it splashes everywhere. Red wine is an extremely difficult tannin stain [...]

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How to remove a Oil Stain.

How to remove a Oil Stain. 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 [...]

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How to remove a Coffee Stain.

How to remove a Coffee Stain. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains. 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 [...]

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How to remove a Blood Stain.

How to remove a Blood Stain. 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 [...]

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How to Remove an Ink Stain made from a Ballpoint Pen.

How to Remove an Ink Stain made from a Ballpoint Pen. 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 [...]

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How to Remove a Spaghetti Sauce Stain from clothes: Video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-ygKracT0I[/youtube] Step by step instructions on how to remove a spaghetti stain from a cotton khaki pants. Karl Huie Pacific Heights Cleaners in San Francisco and Sausalito is your resource for cleaning tips and garment care information. A certified green dry cleaner by the Bay Area Green Business Program and the San Francisco Environment. Your [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Nightgown.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Nightgown. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Overcoat.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Overcoat. 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 [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Curtain.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Curtain. 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 Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Cushion Cover.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Cushion 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 Coffee Stains from a Wool Nightgown.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Nightgown. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Curtain.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Curtain. 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.  [...]

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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 Couch Cover.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Couch 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 Coffee Stains from a Wool Jacket.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Jacket. 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 [...]

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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 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 Coffee Stains from a Wool Hat.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Hat. 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 [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Chef Coat.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Chef Coat. 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 Blood Stains from a Wool Duvet Cover.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Duvet 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 [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Evening Gown.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Evening Gown. 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 Chaise Cover.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Chaise 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 Chef Coat.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Chef Coat. 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 bit on yourself. How are you going to remove that stain? Evaluate the stain, color and material of [...]

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How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Dress.

How to Remove Blood Stains from a Wool Dress. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Duvet Cover.

How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Duvet 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 [...]

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How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Chaisse Cover.

How to Remove Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Chaisse 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 a Milk Stain from a Cotton Boxer Shorts.

How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Boxer Shorts. 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 Red Wine from a Cotton Blouse.

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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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Blouse.

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 Coffee Stains from a Wool Decorative Pillow 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 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 Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Blouse.

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 bit on yourself. 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. [...]

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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 Coffee Stains from a Wool Blouse.

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 Blood Stains from a Wool Chair 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 Blazer.

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 bit on yourself. 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. [...]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains from a Wool Blazer.

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 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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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Bathroom Rug.

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 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 Chocolate Stains from a Cotton Bedspread.

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 a Milk Stain from a Cotton Bathrobe.

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 Coffee Stains from a Wool Bedspread.

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 Blood Stains from a Wool Bedspread.

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 Bathroom Rug.

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 a Milk Stain from a Cotton Baseball Cap.

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 Coffee Stains from a Wool Bathrobe.

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 Blood Stains from a Wool Bathrobe.

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 Bathrobe.

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 bit on yourself. 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. [...]

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How to Remove a Milk Stain from a Cotton Apron.

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 Blood Stains from a Wool Baseball Cap

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 Baseball Cap.

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

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How to Remove Blood 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 fastness before proceeding with any stain removal. Unprocessed [...]

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How to Remove Red Wine from a Cotton Coin Purse .

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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How to Remove Red Wine from Cotton Chaise Cover.

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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How to Remove Red Wine from a Cotton Chair Cover.

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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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 Red Wine from a Silk Couch 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. 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 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 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 an Oil Stain from a Cotton Bathrobe.

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 Bathrobe.

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 Red Wine from a Cotton Car Seat Cover .

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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How to Remove Red Wine from a Silk Coin Purse.

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 Cotton Baseball Cap

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 Bath Robe.

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 Cotton Bath Robe.

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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