Archive for February, 2009

Removing Heinz Catsup (and other brands) Stains

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Catsup/Tomato Products

  • Scrape off excess with a dull knife.
  • Soak in cold water.
  • Pretreat remaining stain.
  • Launder using hottest water safe for fabric.
  • Use appropriate bleach.

Next up: The Unknown Stain (this is the catchall…)

Removing a Urine Stain

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Urine

We always found this one to be…interesting… removing solids?

  • Scrape to remove solids.
  • Soak in warm water.
  • Pretreat stain and launder in hottest water safe for fabric.
  • Use appropriate bleach.

Next up: Rust

What To Do With Candle Wax Stain

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Candle Wax

Removing candle wax, as you may have already experienced seems easy at first. However, did you really get the stain out? Next time, try this:

  • Rub with ice and carefully scrape off excess wax with a dull knife.
  • Place between several layers of paper towels and press with a warm iron.
  • To remove remaining stain, use a pretreat product.
  • Rinse.
  • If colored stain remains, launder in hottest water safe for fabric.
  • Use appropriate bleach.

Next up:  Ugh  – Removing Urine Stains