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How Do I Remove Stains from Dried Laundry?

After washing all of my son's clothes in one load, I was distracted and forgot they were in the washer. The next day when I remembered I quickly washed them again. Then put them in the dryer not paying attention.

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Apparently sometime when they were in the washer they got reddish pinkish spots on all of his clothes. How do I get them off? Can I get them off? Or do I need to just invest in new clothes and a louder timer?

By Rachel from Harrison, AR

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May 13, 20100 found this helpful

Rit dye company makes a product called "Color Out" which works great. Good luck.

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May 13, 20100 found this helpful

First don't use the dryer. Hang clothes up! Dryer is one of the biggest energy draws in a home...
Also clothes stay brighter and even lots of stains set in by the dryer will eventually come out. All of my kids "hand-me-downs" were not recognized by the original family because they came clean. Clothes last longer too. After all where does the lint come from?

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May 14, 20100 found this helpful

I have that problem from time to time, with whites usually, or light colors. There is a product you can buy called "Whink"...I believe there might be more than one (for different specific purposes). I have the one for "rust removal". I use it on wet or dry clothes. Just drop a drop or two on the rusty spot and it will usually disappear as you watch! Good luck! (It comes in a brown bottle, look in the laundry part of the store!).

Pam

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