The stains on our clothes reflect our daily activities. This page contains tips and ideas on how to remove clothing stains.
I recently got antiquing gel on some clothing, but thought it would come out by using Goop and washing it. It did not and am looking for suggestions to remove the stain.
I spilled some glitter nail polish on a black top and I just can't get it off. A website said that it helps with nail polish remover, but it doesn't even work to get it off the nails! Do you have any ideas how to get this off really quick?
I have been using Merito starch to ease ironing. Yesterday, I used it on my shirt the same way I used it before, but stains were left on my shirt. I have already tried to wash it with water once, but it did not come off.
So my mother washed my favourite sports bra for dancing. The original color was the inside was purple and the outside was pink, but now the purple has run into the pink and it looks awful. Does anyone have and suggestions on how to fix it? I'd really appreciate it thanks!
I have an ivory silk comforter that I purchased about a week and a half ago. It came in the mail, and I've already spilled a pink substance on it. I took a cotton ball and dipped it 1/4 of the way into nail polish remover.
I have printer ink on my vinyl raincoat. How can I remove it?
I threw my white suit in the washing machine, without removing a biro pen and a ink pen. When the washing cycle finished, I noticed a few large ink stains on my white suit, the only one I own. Can you help please?
I am trying to remove orange and yellow stains from sunscreen on kids' clothes After Barkeepers Friend, The Works, etc. is used do you let it sit and then launder as normal?
My daughter is turning 13 and she does not know what to do. She wants to invite up to 5 or 6 of her friends, but her birthday is in November and it gets cold and I don't know what to do.
How do I get car grease out of a Gorte-Tex jacket?
I need to know how to get the pigment out of a linen dress. I applied water, but that was all I could do in the middle of performing this service on a client. It was a deep dark brown color. Yuck. The dress is light green.
I washed a pair of pink 100 percent cotton pants with a new tye dress with brown and yellow dye! And now my pants have yellow stripes in them. How do I get it out? Please!
I have spaghetti stains on my work shirts. I'm not sure, but that is what the colour of the stain looks like. Without knowing that they were on there, I washed my clothes. Now that they are dry, I find the stains! Anyway of removing them now?
How do I get ground in dirt out of school shirts?
How do I remove nail paint from a silk saree?
Prom night prank! Bright orange/green luminous paint apparently from "glow sticks?" spilled on the shoulder of a brand new suit jacket from Reiss in navy, 100% cotton. Any ideas how to remove? It is well and truly dried on.
I got spray paint on my hoody. How do I get it off?
I accidentally ruined my daughter's favorite delicate light pink shirt. Somehow, I managed to get blue streaks of dye all over it. I tried stain remover, but the dye didn't budge. I decided I didn't have anything to lose so I researched and did a combination of different recommendations.
Make a paste with water, white vinegar, and sugar to pre-treat spots on clothing before washing. Rub on stain leave alone for about 10-20 minutes, rinse, then wash in cold water. Do not put it in the dryer until you check and make sure the stain is gone! If it is still there repeat.
Ok, long story. I made an awesome Halloween costume for my youngest child, that's made of white and black cotton. It rained pretty heavy on Halloween night, but he insisted on going trick or treating, so I took him.
I found a pair of brand new white denim jeans that fit me. Hooray, but the jeans have aged over the years being stored in my grandson's closet, and also have colorful embroidery. How can I carefully clean them without fading the embroidery, which is down the outside of each leg.
We have all done it and it is most annoying. While brushing your teeth you notice (or watch it fall) a tiny dot that has dripped onto your shirt. I get frustrated cleaning/wiping and blotting it off due to the fact that toothpaste for some reason is flipping hard to remove.
I have an evening special occasional dress. The color is a light brown with silver sparkle throughout. It's a JR Nites by Carol Lin. I wore it once for a wedding, and it was a very hot day. The sweat and deodorant made the color change in spots to a reddish color in multiple areas on dress.
I tried to remove a Vaseline stain by washing with Woolite, but stain still there. What do I do now? Vinegar?
How do I remove the Coke stain from the bottom of my chiffon prom dress?
How do I get wood stain out of clothing? One spot has penetrated the fabric and another is where the fabric rubbed against the almost dry stained wood.
How do you remove stains from baby knitting wool?
I had bought some grey pants for my husband and I washed them. When I took them out of the washer to hang them to dry, I realised that they had a light reddish pinkish spot on them. Is there a solution for this?
Without thinking, I washed my white lace bra with a new red tea towel and the colour bled into my white lace bra. I've attempted to take the colour out by soaking over night in Napisan, but nothing really happened. Does anyone have an idea how to remove the colour from the lace?
How do you get markers off of clothes and shoes?
I have a lovely bright teal blouse that has got an oily stain on it which shows up very dark and noticeable. The material is rather stretchy. I think it is polyester. Can you help please. Thank you.
In trying to save time and water I washed two sets of bathroom carpets together, one dark green and the other yellow. I have previously washed the dark green carpets many times before, but the yellow rugs are new. The green dye color has bled onto the yellow and suggestions would be most appreciative.
I wasn't thinking when I did laundry and I threw a purple dress in with my favorite pair of pants. Is there any way to get all this purple out of what was once white?
I washed my daughter's cheer shirt that is white and has blue and gold trim. The blue bled on the white and the gold. How do I get the blue of the white as well as off the gold?
I have a black and white top, the cuffs of the sleeves are white. It said to wash it in cold water. I did and the black ran into the cuffs. Does anyone know how this can be fixed? It is a new top.
I washed my shirt and didn't realize there was gum in the pocket, so I dried it too. Well, I tried to freeze it, but that didn't work and also I took it to the dry cleaners. They said they can't get it out, but I don't think they even tried to be honest.
I washed my yellowish orange cotton dress on which there is a dark blue colour block print design. After washing the blue colour ran out on my yellowish dress. Is there any way to remove this blue colour from my dress?
How do I get a saffron stain out of my white chef apron?
My favorite jacket has been drawn on with permanent marker and the stain has been there for months. Is there any way to remove dried permanent marker?
I borrowed my sister's white Omni-Shield Colombia jacket. The day before she wanted it returned, I had thrown it in the washer with other white articles of clothing, along with a bright pink wash cloth I failed to notice.
My jacket has been drawn on with permanent marker. The stain has been there for almost two months. Is there any way to remove the marks now?
I've tried rubbing alcohol and several types of stain removers, and thus far, nothing much worked. Does anyone have any suggestions?
I bought a dress top, only wore it once and when I did laundry the black from the lining of the shirt had made spots onto the rest of the shirt.
I spilled soup on my sweatshirt and I used a stain stick, but after washing the stains are still noticeable. Is there any other cleaner I can use on this sweatshirt?
How do you get black paint out of 100 percent polyester sweatpants?
I hand washed a dry-clean only jacket. It is beige trimmed with black and I think the black ran over parts of the jacket. How can I get these out?
How do I get a hot cocoa stain out of white cotton?
How do I remove wood stain from a shirt that has already been washed once? I didn't realize that the stain was on the shirt until I had already washed and dried the shirt.
I have kept my mother's pale pink, lace wedding dress with pearl buttons. I would like to wear it to my son's wedding in a couple of weeks, but it has a large dark yellow/almost orange age stain on the front.
I have a black and white dress and when washed the black ran into the white. Now the white is grey. The dress isn't mine it's a friend's. Please someone help me with how to get it back to white. Please.
When I wash pink or coral clothing, even separately, dark spots often appear on them; the spots look blue or back in color. Why? How do I remove the spots?
I got a grease spot on a fave dress, treated it with my stain remover and washed it. And washed it. The spot is lighter, but still there. How do I remove it? Please help.
I washed my black sweater in warm water to try to shrink it a little, but then the dye transferred into the white letters and now they're like white/light brownish. How do I get it back to white? Help!
Does anyone know how to remove dried melted crayon off silk/polyester material?
We have a 68 year old christening dress which has yellowed around the collar and sleeves. How can we get it whiter?
I've got a black jacket with a white fur hood. When I've washed it the black dye made the white fur hood grey. Any ideas how I can get the hood back to its right colour?
I have iced tea stains on my off white skirt. The fabric is 73% acrylic, 17% polyester, and 10% rayon. How can I remove them?
My mother-in-law washed my new black and cream dress and it's cream lace on top. The cream lace has turned gray and I don't know how.
I was eating steak and onions and the grease from the onions had gotten on my pants. The only products I have are Gain detergent, Sun washing powder, Ajax dish detergent, and some Family Dollar lemon scented bleach with fabric protection.
I picked up a white, oil based, paint stain on my navy blue rain proof polyester Gore-Tex jacket. It has been on the jacket for a couple of days, so it is nicely dried to material.
How can I remove a dried, set in blood stain on a white linen shirt? So far I have tried cold water, white vinegar, and ammonia. None have worked. I have a bleach pen, but am afraid it will make a hole in the fabric.
I have my baby dress give to me by my grandma. A friend of her's made it in purple and white from crochet thread. It has yellowed after nearly 60 years. All of my daughters had baby pictures taken in it.
My wedding gown is 43 years old and has yellowed. Is there any hope to clean it? I would like to donate it.
What is the best way to clean clothes that have yellowed?
How do you get silly putty that has dried on fabric out?
We had a party today and we had to take white shirts to spray paint. Now little did I know that the paint would seep through onto my new Lycra swimming costume. How can I wash this out? Please help!
I mistakenly got my green sarong in with my machine washable 100% cotton sweaters and now have yellow dye all over them. How can I get it out?
I bought a girl's polyester vest and the manufacturer had put their brand sticker on the front of the vest. It has left a sticky circle approximately 1.5 in diameter. How can I remove the sticky patch without damaging the vest? Thank you.