Hot Vinegar for Gum on Clothing

Heat some white vinegar in the microwave. pour some on the gum. Go get a toothbrush and brush it out. Save yourself the time of reading any further. It took me 30 seconds to get a big wad of nicorrette out of my jeans. There are a lot of posts that suggest freezing it or rubbing peanut butter into it or both. With all sincerity, trust me, the vinegar and toothbrush works perfectly.

April 12, 20120 found this helpful

I removed gum from my daughters sweatshirt and It worked great! I have to admit at first I was skeptical, but after a little work with the toothbrush, it came right out. Thank you!

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August 6, 20130 found this helpful

My son got gum and I mean alot of gum on his new shirt. So I got the peanut butter out and started removing it, but it was taking along time so got online and tried the hot vinegar and tooth brush. Let me tell you, it worked great 2 minutes and the gum. Thanks

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September 27, 20130 found this helpful

Thank you, thank you, thank you! I can't say it enough! I was about to launder a brand new silk texture polyester dress when I found two chunks of dried up chewing gum stuck to the inside back of the dress. The dress was the last one on clearance so no chance of exchanging it. Luckily for me I found this tip first in my online search. Heated 1/4 cup of white vinegar for 20 seconds in the microwave and used the toothbrush to remove the dried gum in a couple minutes. I was amazed! And grateful:)

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October 26, 20130 found this helpful

This was a life saver. Brand new deer hunting coat for 12 year old son had gum on it. I knew I could get it out but didn't want to leave an oily stain using the product I had on hand. Vinegar is my #1 favorite household cleaner & this was a great find to add to my list of things it does.

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November 14, 20130 found this helpful

Works like a charm! Not even 30 seconds gum is out all together! Thank you! Thank you!

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September 1, 20140 found this helpful

Brilliant. Got a gum stain out of a Zara mac in less than a minute. Awesome!

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January 12, 20160 found this helpful

thankyou so much i was getting to the point of throwing away my jumpsuit after week on the freezer

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March 16, 20160 found this helpful

The hot vinegar with the toothbrush Works fantastically

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May 23, 20160 found this helpful

Awesome! Thanks for this great one. It works really well. The hotter the vinegar, the better. :-D

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May 27, 20160 found this helpful

Thank you!!!!

Worked wonders!!!!

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