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 a protein and can be easily removed if the stain is fresh. An aged blood stain, on the other hand, can be permanent. Never apply heat to a blood stain as this will cause it to set the stain.

Several products will be recommended starting with the mildest or safest product for the color and material of the garment.

Vaska Laundry Detergent:

BioKleen Bac-Out: Enzyme Stain Remover.

It is important to dry clean or launder the entire garment after completing the stain removal process. Any of these products residues will age and oxidize over time and cause yellowing or discoloration.

Seek professional help if necessary. If you have a good relationship with your green dry cleaners they will be more than happy to help you with stain removal questions.

Karl Huie

Pacific Heights Cleaners in San Francisco and Sausalito

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