The stains on our clothes reflect our daily activities. This page contains tips and ideas on how to remove clothing stains.
Cleaning Greasy Fast Food Employee's Clothes?The fast food work environment can easily result in grease stained clothing than can be tough to clean. This is a page about cleaning greasy fast food employee's clothes.
Removing Dye Transfers from ClothingOne of the more frustrating and difficult clothing stains you can encounter is dye transfer. This is a page about removing dye transfer stains from clothing.
Mysterious Grease Stains on ClothingThis is a page about mysterious grease stains on clothing. Sometimes clothes come out of the washer with strange grease or oil-like stains on them that were not there before washing.
Stains on Stored ClothingStored clothing can develop mysterious yellow stains, a very disappointing discovery. This is a page about stains on stored clothing.
Removing Dye Transfer from Faux Leather Coat?A black leather/fabric dress transferred black dye to my long white faux leather coat. The tag says 100% polyester. I've tried vinegar, baking soda, Dawn, Tide, Carbona Stain Devils #2 and #8, but nothing works to remove the black stain.
Lace Christening Gown Has YellowedOver time, stored white clothing such as christening and wedding gowns can yellow. Products such as Oxi-Clean or hydrogen peroxide can be very effective in whitening them. Laundry bluing is also a good choice. This is a page about cleaning a lace christening gown that has yellowed.
Cleaning Feces Stains on UnderwearThere are a number of ways to successfully remove feces stains on underwear. This is a page about cleaning feces stains on underwear.
Blue Stains Showing Up on Washed ClothingIt can be hard to figure out why there are mysterious blue marks when your clothes come out of the washer. This is a page about blue stains showing up on washed clothing.
Cleaning Ink Out of a Load of Laundry?It is horrifying to open the washer, or even worse the dryer, to discover the pen in the load of wash and the ink stains on all of your laundry. This is a page about cleaning ink out of a load of laundry.
Cleaning an Old Christening GownChristening gowns are often used for several generations. However, over time they may yellow with age. This is a page has advice about how to clean an old christening gown.
How to Fix Dye from Jeans that Transferred to Other Clothing in WashThe blue dye in jeans is notorious for transferring to other clothing in the wash. It can be difficult to remove especially if the other clothing is not able to be bleached. This is a page about how to fix dye from jeans that transferred to other clothing in the wash.
How to Remove Hair Dye Stains from ClothingWhile permanent hair dye stains on clothing are very difficult to remove, this page has some advice that may help. This page is about how to remove hair dye stains from clothing.
Clothing is Bleeding Onto ItselfWhen washing clothes, colors may bleed. This page is about clothing is bleeding onto itself.
Cleaning WD-40 Stains from ClothingOil can be a difficult substance to remove from fabric. This page is about cleaning WD-40 stains from clothing.
Ink on Clothes that Have Been DriedRemoving stains from clothing that has been through the dryer can be much more difficult than if caught when they are fresh. This is a page about ink on clothes that have been dried.
Removing Paint Stains from ClothingPaint stains can be difficult to remove, especially if they are allowed to dry. Depending on the type of paint stain, you will want to use different stain removal methods. This is a page about removing paint stains from clothing.
Removing Permanent Marker on JeansThis is a page about removing permanent marker on jeans. Permanent marker can be a tough clothing stain to remove.
How to Fix Dye That Bled on Khaki PantsSome clothing dye is not colorfast and can bleed on other garments in the wash. Non chlorine bleach may work to remove dye from khaki pants. This is a page about how to fix dye that bled on khaki pants.
Removing Dry Erase Marker Stains on ClothingThis page is about removing dry erase marker stains on clothing. White board markers can leave stains on clothing which can be difficult to remove.
Cleaning Yellow Hydrogen Peroxide...This is a page about cleaning yellow hydrogen peroxide stains on clothing. Using hydrogen peroxide to remove stains on some fabrics can unfortunately leave you with a new yellow stain.
Tide-To-Go Pen Left Yellow Stain On Clothing?How do I remove a yellow stain left by Tide-To-Go? It has been washed and dried once or twice since the actual stain. My sweater is cotton and spandex, and says "do not bleach".
Cleaning Vintage Doll Clothes?This is a page about cleaning vintage doll clothes. Old doll accessories can become discolored with age. Cleaning the clothing can take special care.
Dirt Stains on Coat?My daughter's school coat has ground in dirt that I cannot get out, especially around the cuffs. I have sprayed stain remover and it does not help. Any suggestions?
Removing Nicotine Stains on ClothingThis is a page about removing nicotine stains on clothing. Nicotine can leave ugly yellow stains on clothing.
How to Remove Deodorant Build-upDeodorant can leave an unsightly residue on clothing that can be difficult to remove. This is a page about how to remove deodorant build-up.
Removing a Grease Stain on PolyesterDawn detergent is the hands down recommended winner in the fight against grease stains on clothing and other fabrics. This is a page about removing a grease stain on polyester.
Removing Stains on UnderwearStubborn stains can be difficult to remove on t-shirts, bras, slips, panties and shorts. This is a page about removing stains on underwear.
Removing an Unknown Stain from Cotton ClothingThis is a page about removing an unknown stain from cotton clothing. Finding a mystery stain on your clothing can be frustrating. Without knowing what caused stain, it can be hard to know what might remove it. Here are some suggestions to try.
How to Remove Sharpie From ClothingAlthough Sharpie markers are intended to be permanent, if you need to remove an accidental or intentional mark on a piece of clothing this page contains several suggestions including alcohol, nail polish remover, or a Magic Eraser. This is a page about how to remove Sharpie from clothing.
Removing Blood Stains from Clothing and FabricIf treated before before they set blood stains can generally be removed. This is a page about removing blood stains from clothing and fabric.
Removing White Out Stains on ClothingUsing paper correction fluid can mistakenly end up where you don't want it. This page is about removing white out stains on clothing.
Removing Transmission Fluid from Clothes?This is a page about removing transmission fluid from clothes. When working on your car or adding more fluids sometimes you can get stains on your clothing.
Baking Soda and Dawn for Clothing StainsThis paste is an especially good for grease stains in modern day materials. This is a page about using baking soda and dawn for clothing stains.
Removing Kool-aid Stains from ClothingThe food coloring used in Kool-aid can leave stains when spilled on clothing. Luckily it is a stain that can typically be removed. This is a page about removing Kool-aid stains from clothing.
Removing Baby Formula Stains from ClothingThis is a page about removing baby formula stains from clothing. Formula stains can be quite persistent.
Permanent Marker Stain on a Nylon JacketYou may be able to remove permanent marker from your nylon jacket with the right products and process. This is a page about permanent marker stain on a nylon jacket.
Cleaning Foundation Makeup Stains on ClothingThis is a page about cleaning foundation makeup stains on clothing. Foundation makeup stains can be a challenge to remove from clothing.
Dress Bled on Itself in Wash?Brightly colored sections on a dress can bleed onto the surrounding lighter parts. This page is about what to do when a dress bled on itself in wash.
Removing Stains from a Satin Dress?This is a page about removing stains from a satin dress. Removing stains on satin dresses can be tricky.
Cleaning Coke Stains From Clothing?This is a page about cleaning Coke stains from clothing. So many of people enjoy having a Coke with their meal that spills and the inevitable clothing stains are a common occurrence.
Cleaning ChapStick Stains on ClothingSometimes we accidentally get ChapStick stains on our clothing. This is a page about cleaning ChapStick stains on clothing.
Removing Rust Stains from Fabric and ClothingThis is a page about removing rust stains on clothing. No matter how the stain got on your clothing, a rust stain can usually be removed by following a few simple steps.
Removing Stains on ClothingOur clothes seem to be stain magnets; some are very difficult to remove. This is a page about removing stains on clothing.
How Do I Remove Nacho Cheese Stain from Clothes?How do I get year old nacho cheese out of my sweatshirt? I have a sweatshirt for the league my son plays baseball for. And last year I washed it and put it away. Well I just took it out and behold a nacho cheese stain! Please help I do not want to buy another one.
Removing Paint Stains from Dried ClothingThis is a page about removing paint stains from dried clothing. A surprising solution for dried paint on clothing can be hair spray.
Washing Greasy Work Clothes?Ammonia is a great grease cutter, but never mix with bleach. Dishwashing detergent can also work well to remove grease. This is a page about washing greasy work clothes.
Removing Cow Manure Stain on Clothing?I went walking and got cow poo on my trousers. Any suggestions for removal of stain would be welcome.
Removing Gel Ink Pen From ClothingThis is a page about removing gel ink pen from clothing. When using gel pens the ink marks can end up on clothes. Oxiclean has been helpful for some in removing the ink.
Cement Stain on Clothing?My son works for a concrete outfit and his jeans come home caked with clay, or mud, or just plain dirt. I have a terrible time getting them clean. Any suggestions?
White Clothing Turned PinkThis is a page about white clothing turned pink. Clothing in the wash can pickup dye from other items and change color.
Cleaning Melted Crayon from Dried ClothesReaching into the dryer to remove your laundry only to discover the violet crayon is now decorating your clean clothing is frustrating. This is a page about cleaning melted crayon from dried clothes.
Stain Remover Left Spot on Clothing?I bought a new grey top yesterday, wore it out once and discovered when I got home that it had got a stain on it. The stain is not the problem though. The problem is that I used stain remover to try and remove it when normal laundering didn't lift it.
Bleach Discolored Metal Buttons Staining Shirt?I put a white shirt with brass/bronze buttons in a weak bleach solution. A few hours later I found black stains around all the buttons, obviously discoloring from the buttons. Is there a way to save my shirt? Thanks.
Food Coloring Stain on Carpet?My son got blue food coloring on our light brown carpet. We are moving out in a month and need this stain gone! How do I get it out?
Blood on Dry Clean Only Clothing?I got blood on two pairs of dry clean only pants - one satin and one linen. What can I do to get the blood out? Can I run them under water or will that ruin them?
Could My Iron be Leaving Yellow Spots on Clothing?I am getting yellow spots on my nice shirts every time I iron them. I live in a hard water area and wondered: if it is coming from the iron? If it is how do I stop it? and most importantly, how do I get them out?Thanks for your help.
Removing Lipstick Stains on ClothingLipstick leaves an oily waxy stain on clothing that can be difficult to remove. This is a page about removing lipstick stains on clothing.
Whitening a Yellowed Wedding Dress?This is a page about whitening a yellowed wedding dress. Stored wedding dresses often yellow over time.
Removing a Blood Stain on a Wedding DressThis is a page about removing a blood stain on a wedding dress. A blood stain on your wedding dress should be removed with care, as many of these garments are dry clean only.
What is the Best Spot Remover for Laundry?What is the most efficient spot cleaner for clothing? I am spending too much money on laundry "spot cleaners". Please help.
Removing Tar Stains from a Wedding Dress?This is a page about removing tar stains from a wedding dress. The trailing style of many wedding dresses cause them to come in contact with the ground, floor, and parking lots.
Removing Permanent Marker from Clothing with Isopropyl AlcoholMost people have a bottle of rubbing alcohol in their medicine cabinet and it is one of the best stain removers for ink. This is a page about removing permanent marker from clothing with isopropyl alcohol.
Removing Stains From Wool Clothing?Because many wool clothing items are "dry clean only" we may be dismayed when they get a stain. Some stains can be removed easily at home if treated properly. This is a page about removing stains from wool clothing.
Makeup Stains on White Face Cloths?I use a face cloth to remove my makeup. However, it is hard to get makeup stains out of the face cloths. All of my face cloths are dingy. What type of detergent do you use to remove makeup stains from face cloths?
Cranberry Juice Stain on Clothing?I spilled vodka and cranberry juice all over my new very expensive underwear when getting ready to go out. I have washed them with non-bio detergent in the washing machine which didn't work. What can I do?
Vicks VapoRub Stains on Clothing?This is a page about Vicks VapoRub stains on clothing. Because of its oil base Vicks VapoRub stains may need special treatment.
Removing Adhesive From Fleece?I have adhesive from a sticker on a fleece pullover. I washed it and dried it. How do i get the glue off now?
Removing Highlighter Stains on Clothing?After a long night of studying, you may find a few highlighter stains on your clothing. This is a page about highlighter stain on polyester.
Cleaning Soiled Underwear?Underwear stains are typically something you want to treat prior to washing. There are a few different methods you can use that should work on most such stains. This is a page about cleaning soiled underwear.
Removing Nail Polish From FabricNail polish can be difficult to remove from textiles, especially if it has already dried. This page is about removing nail polish from clothing and fabric.
How to Remove a Stain on a Dry Clean Only Garment?The general consensus is to take the item to the dry cleaners to have it professionally treated. This page does contain a tip for attempting to remove the stain yourself. Care should be taken if you try this. This is a page about how to remove a stain on a dry clean only garment.
Removing Stains from Soap Bubble Mixture on Children's Clothing?Bubble blowing mixture leaves brown stains on my grandchildren's clothing, mostly cotton t-shirts. How can I remove the stains? Too many of their clothes are being spoiled! Please help.
Removing Stickers from Delicate Clothing?How would I remove a mark left behind from removing the sizing sticker tape off a shirt? The mark is not sticky, but is paler than rest of the shirt (green) and certainly noticeable. I've removed hundreds of these size stickers without this having happened!
How to Remove Vaseline Stains on ClothingBecause it is petroleum based, Vaseline leaves an oil based stain on clothing that can be problematic to remove. This is a page about how to remove Vaseline stains on clothing.
Removing Carmex Stains from Clothing?This is a page about removing Carmex stains from clothing. Carmex can leave any oily looking stain if it accidentally gets on your clothing.
Remembering to Treat Stained ClothingStained clothing is not always treated and laundered right away. To help remind yourself to deal with the stain when washing the item, try either tying a knot where the stain is or gently tying the piece of clothing in a loose knot. This is a page about remembering to treat stained clothing.
Cleaning Yellowed Lace on a Dress?This is a page about cleaning yellowed lace on a dress. Often a gown or other clothing item that has been in storage for some time will be in good shape except for the lace trim.
Peroxide for Removing Blood StainsPeroxide is perfect for removing blood stains on clothing and other fabric items. This is a page about peroxide for removing blood stains.
Removing Dried Fabric Softener from Clothing?Can anyone help me? My daughter-in-law installed one of those fabric softener devices that sticks to the drum of my dryer. When I took my new navy blue work pants out they were covered with white streaks. Is this normal? Does anyone know how to remove this from my new pants?
White Bra Dyed by Dark Clothing?New clothing can transfer dye onto a white bra during normal wear and this can be difficult to remove with regular washing. Special products may be able to restore your white bra or, at least, lighten the dye.
Removing Sunscreen Stains from ClothingWhen using sunscreen you are bound to get some on your clothing and the stains can be difficult to remove, especially from white clothing. This page has advice about removing sunscreen stains from whites as well as darker clothing.
Removing Tomato Sauce Stains on ClothingThis is a page about removing tomato sauce stains on clothing. Don't panic when the tomato sauce drips on your clothing.
Removing Rust Stains on a Wedding Dress?This is a page about removing rust stains on a wedding dress. Rust on a wedding dress can be difficult to remove because of the fabrics used.
Removing Crisco Stains from Clothing?Oily, greasy stains from shortenings such as Crisco need to be treated with products intended to remove such stains. One common solution is to treat the stain with Dawn dish soap and then wash. Air dry and repeat as needed. This is a page about removing Crisco stains from clothing.
Removing Dried Paint on Clothing?How do I remove dried paint from clothes?
Removing Blackberry Stains from ClothingThis is a page about removing blackberry stains from clothing. Berry stains can be difficult to remove from clothing.
Rust Stains On Jeans?I have two pairs of white jeans that have rust spots on them from water. I have tried using bleach and bleach pen but it didn't work. How can i get the rust out without throwing them away?
Removing Garage Door Grease from Jacket?This is a page about removing garage door grease from a jacket. Treat this type of stain as you would any other grease stain. There are speciality products for removing grease from clothing and you can also try Dawn dish soap, a known grease cutter.
Washing Machine Staining Clothing?This is a page about washing machine staining clothing. Trying to identify the cause of mysterious stains on laundered clothing can be frustrating, especially when they weren't there before washing.
Removing Car Grease Stains From ClothingWhen making your own car repairs you can get grease on your clothing. This is a page about removing car grease stains from clothing.
How to Fix Color That Bled on a SweaterDye from other clothing in the washer can bleed onto a favorite sweater. The fabric content of the sweater will determine possible remedies. This is a page about how to fix color that bled on a sweater.
Cleaning Yellow Stains on White ClothingThis is a page about cleaning yellow stains on white clothing. Removing yellow stains from white clothing is a common laundry task.
Color Bled on White ClothingThere are several remedies for this situation, depending on the fiber content of the white clothing. They include, bleach, hydrogen peroxide, and sometimes even time in the sun. Check the fabric for caution alerts and then choose the best solution for your garment. This is a page about color bled on white clothing.
Removing Sudocrem From Clothing?How do you remove sudocrem from clothes and hair?
Removing Grape Juice Stains on ClothingGrape juice stains are a stain nightmare. That deep purple color that we love in the glass is a tough stain to remove. This is a page about removing grape juice stains on clothing.
White Spot on Denim?My son had gum on his jeans. He got the gum off, but it left a stain. I used a stain remover, but after washing now there is a white stain can this be fixed?
Removing Mud Stains from ClothingThis is a page about removing mud stains from clothing. Mud stains on clothing are a common occurrence. If not treated properly they can be difficult to remove.
Removing Dust Stains from Stored Clothing?Stored clothing often develops stains and fade lines along the folds. This is a page about removing dust stains from stored clothing.
Removing Pumpkin Stains from Clothing?I made pumpkin soup and it spattered on my cotton shirt. How do I remove it?
Cleaning A Christening Shawl?How do I clean a cream 70 year old crepe christening shawl. It has some light shading stains.
Removing Rodent Urine Stains?Does anyone know how to get mouse/rat urine stains from clothing? I had my off-season clothing hung in my spare bedroom closet but found evidence of droppings and yellow urine stains on the shoulders of the hanging items. I tried regular laundering but the urine stains remained. Didn't want to try anything else until I consulted my friends. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Flarp Stains on Clothing?How do you remove noise putty from clothes?
Cleaning Ink Stains on Laundered ClothingThis is a page about cleaning ink stains on laundered clothing. Stains can be more difficult to remove once the clothing has been through the wash.
Cleaning Grease Stains on Suede ShoesThis is a page about cleaning grease stains on suede shoes. This kind of leather has a nap that can be powdered with corn starch to absorb the oil and brushed.
How to Clean Lip Gloss Stains on Clothing?This is a page about cleaning lip gloss stains on clothing. Lip gloss leaves a greasy stain if it gets on your clothing.
How to Get Grease Out of FabricsGrease stains can be caused by a number of things. For light stains on washable fabrics, a simple laundry pre-treat is usually all that is needed to remove many stains.
Removing Grease Stains from ClothingGrease or oil stains can be difficult to remove from clothing. This is a page about removing grease (oil) stains from clothing.
Removing a Stain From a Jersey?Notice the yellow stain on the jersey at 3 o'clock. There is not actual glue, just its color. How do I get the yellow fly-paper glue stain off the number on my jersey?
Ink On Shoe?How to remove pen ink from the rubber sole of shoes if the area isn't smooth?
Get Blue Jean Dye Out of Pink Jeans?So I got these lovely pink jeans and I threw them in the wash stupidly with my blue jeans and this is how they came out with a purple stain from the blue jeans :/ I love the colour so much and now I feel they are ruined. I've tried soaking them in Resolve stain remover and Oxiclean overnight but the stain is not going away. I also didn't see the stain until after they dried. Any ideas?
How to get Soot Out of Clothing?I Have a light pinkish hoodie that I dropped on a kerosene heater, which was off thank gosh, but it has soot on the top. So now there is soot on the top of my hoodie, is there a way to get it out?
Red Color Bled On White Lace?Twenty-five years ago, I made a Christmas tree skirt with green/red plaid taffeta and red twill on other side, with expensive delicate white lace. I over watered the tree this year and the skirt got wet. The red twill bled onto the white lace. How do I get the red dye out of the white lace. I have used Oxyclean with peroxide so far. Waiting a little while before rinsing. Any other suggestions?
Black Color Transfer On My Laundry?There is black color transfer from my other laundry to my new light color undergarments which material is 90% nylon & 10% spandex. The black patches are all over it now. Please help how to fix it.