A stain is a discoloration or a dirty mark that is difficult to remove. There’s nothing worse than when you stain your white cloth especially when you are out having fun.
There are different ways to remove stains on white clothes which vary according to what caused the stain.
First of all, know what caused the stain whether it is an oily or a non-oily stain. It’s important to figure this out because it influences what your first step will be.
Below are some steps to use in removing stains from clothes;
Vinegar is one of the best stain removers and can be found in our homes. Dilute the vinegar with water and soak the stained cloth for 30 minutes and wash.
You can also mix baking soda and vinegar to make a paste, and then rub it directly on a stain. Let it sit for a half-hour or more before washing.
Rub hydrogen peroxide on fresh stains it will wipe out the stain completely you can also soak your clothes with hydrogen peroxide to help make whites look whiter.
Before you use bleach on your garment, you should check the fabric for colorfastness. Mix the bleach with warm water and soak your cloth for 30 minutes and wash.
Baking soda is one of the stain removers. Mix the baking powder with water to create a white solution, and rub the mixture on the stain leave it for a half-hour and wash.
Dish soap is good for removing stains out of fabrics of every color and is especially great for oil and make-up.
Ammonia is an alkaline solution and can be used to remove tough stains.
Add a small amount of ammonia to water and soak the garment for 30 minutes and wash.
It is a strong chemical so make sure you do not use too much.
Isopropyl alcohol/ Rubbing alcohol
Isopropyl alcohol is a stain remover and can remove ink out of your garment. Apply the alcohol directly on the stain and let it sit for a few minutes before washing.
Lemon juice can be used in removing mild stain especially unpleasant sweat stains on your white shirts and tea-shirts, under the armpits. Mix the lemon juice with water and then rub it into the affected area of the garment leave it for few minutes before washing.
Try the above-mentioned steps the next time you stain your garment and thank me later