Monday, 22 October 2018
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
 
MSC News National Headlines U.S Health Tech Talk World Business Sports Top Headlines
Hello Summer. Goodbye Stains!
07/13/2018
 

We are in the midst of the sights, smells and splatters of summer.  Picnics, summer camps and s’mores make fond memories, but don’t let the stains last a lifetime, too. The American Cleaning Institute shares these tips below.

Chocolate. When this stain strikes, gently scrape off any excess chocolate. Once you get the item home, soak it in cool water. Then pretreat it with a prewash stain remover and launder it in the hottest water you’ve got.

Barbecue Sauce. Working from the back of the stain, flush it with cold water. Next, pretreat it with a liquid laundry detergent, using an up-and-down motion with a soft brush to break up the stain. Rinse it well. Then sponge it with white vinegar and rinse it again. Repeat, treating the stain with liquid detergent, then with white vinegar until you’ve removed as much stain as possible. Pretreat with a prewash stain remover and launder with bleach that’s safe for the fabric. If the stain remains after laundering with bleach, rub in liquid laundry detergent and soak in warm water for up to 30 minutes. Launder again.

Watermelon. This falls into that mysterious category of “invisible stains.” The drips dry up and the stain seems to disappear. But if left over time, it’ll oxidize into a pale yellow or brown spot. To keep this from happening, launder the item in the hottest water that’s safe for the fabric.

Grass. Pretreat grass stains with a prewash stain remover or rub liquid laundry detergent into the stains. Launder, using the hottest water that’s safe for the fabric, and chlorine bleach, if safe for the fabric. For dirt stains, brush off as much residue as possible. (If the dirt is actually mud, let the mud dry completely before brushing it off.) Then follow the same procedures as for grass stains.

Ice cream. Pretreat or soak stains using a product containing enzymes. Soak for at least 30 minutes – longer if the stains are old. Launder, using the warmest water that’s safe for the fabric.

 

You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
One dead, one injured, following Wednesday wreck
One dead following Wednesday work site accident
Vehicle fire sends man to hospital
Investigation leaves deputy on paid leave
Two injured, one arrested in wrong-way crash
OSHA overseeing fatal fall investigation
Fire closes Brown Co Courthouse
Burglar caught in the act
KS records first flu deaths of season
Downtown Seneca building crumbling
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Riverfront makeover set to start
OSHA overseeing fatal fall investigation
Apple Cider: A Fall Favorite
Adding Lavender to Food
Cooking Dry Beans Safely
Broadleaf Weed Control
Livestock and Natural Resources
Ozawkie man pleads to tax crimes
Marshall Co included in federal disaster declaration
Sabetha man to stand trial on child sex charges
Click Here For All Stories

©2018 MSC News
Hiawatha, Ks 66434
EEO Public Report


Powered by Radio Media Group