Cleaning Summer Stains
The warm weather is here, school is out and summer parties have begun! We have complied a list of the most common summer stains and how to treat them.
Place stain facedown on a cloth and rinse with cold water so the stain won’t spread. Dab with white vinegar to remove the tannins and rinse. Follow with a laundry pretreater if necessary, and then wash in the hottest water safe for the fabric.
Massage a few drops of glycerin (sold in the pharmacy department) into the stain to dissolve the yellow color. Let sit for a few a minutes,rinse, following with a prewash stain remover.
Flush under cold running water to loosen the stain. Then pretreat with a stain remover, using the hottest water safe for the fabric and fabric-safe bleach wash in the washing machine.
Pretreat with a prewash stain remover or rub liquid laundry detergent with enzymes into the stain. Launder as usual, using the hottest water that is safe for the fabric and fabric-safe bleach.