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Can I Wash A Wool Sweater At Home?

How do I wash a wool sweater at home? Yes you can wash a wool sweater at home. Here are specific instructions and techniques to follow in order not to shrink or felt your wool sweater. Items you will need for hand washing your wool sweater: A pH neutral laundry detergent. Ecos is a plant based pH laundry detergent [...]

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How to remove a Fish Stain from a Blouse.

How to remove a Fish Stain from a Blouse. 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 Corn Oil Stains from a Blouse.

How to remove Corn Oil Stains from a Blouse. Corn 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 Chocolate Milk Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Chocolate Milk Stains from a Clothes. 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 Cat Urine Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Cat Urine Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 Pesto Sauce Stains from a Sweatshirt.

How to Remove Pesto Sauce Stains from a Sweatshirt. 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 oil everything [...]

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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 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 a Marinara Sauce Stain from a Shirt.

How to Remove a Marinara Sauce Stain from a 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 or [...]

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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 Tea Stains from a Clothes.

How to Remove Tea Stains from a Clothes.   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 Yogurt Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to remove Yogurt Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Uniball Pen Ink Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Uniball Pen Ink Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Strawberry Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Strawberry Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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.   [...]

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How to Remove Spaghetti Sauce Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Spaghetti Sauce Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Soft Drink Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Soft Drink Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove a Salad Dressing Stain from a Cardigan Sweater

How to Remove a Salad Dressing Stain from a Cardigan Sweater 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 [...]

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How to Remove Orange Juice Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Orange Juice Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Mustard Stains from a Cardigan.

How to Remove Mustard Stains from a Cardigan. Take me out to the Giants AT&T ballpark. Take me out to the Giants ballgame. A day at the ballpark with Giants Baseball, hotdogs with mustard makes for a great time to be had by all. But as you standup for the seventh inning stretch, singing, swaying [...]

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How to Remove Mayonnaise Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Mayonnaise Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Ice Tea Stains from a Sweater.

How to Remove Ice Tea Stains from a Sweater. 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 Sweater.

How to Remove Grass Stains from a Sweater. 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 Sweater.

How to Remove Gel Pen Ink Stains from a Sweater. 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 Sweater.

How to Remove Dog Feces Stains from a Sweater. 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 Lipstick or Lip Balm Stains from a Sweater.

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

How to Remove Ketchup Stains from a Sweater. 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 Cottage Cheese Stains from a Sweater.

How to Remove Cottage Cheese Stains from a Sweater. 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 Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from a Sweater.

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

How to Remove Blueberry Stains from a Sweater. 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 Lipstick or Lip Balm Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Lipstick or Lip Balm Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Ketchup Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Ketchup Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Ice Tea Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Ice Tea Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Grass Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Grass Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Gel Pen Ink Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Gel Pen Ink Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Dog Feces Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Dog Feces Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Cottage Cheese Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Cottage Cheese Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Blueberry Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Blueberry Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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 [...]

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How to Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from a Cardigan Sweater.

How to Remove Ballpoint Pen Ink Stains from a Cardigan Sweater. 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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