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white streaks on blue jeans 
Did you ever notice white streaks on blue jeans? Un-dissolved detergent usually causes this. Jeans are dyed with indigo dye. This dye bleeds in water. …

Any stains - eco-H 
The best way to remove any stains (I haven't found one it doesn't work on) is a product called Eco-H by Ecoquest. It is an enzyme based cleaner that is …

Greasy,heavy soiled clothing 
Next time you have a really greasy or soiled load of laundry to do try cocacola. I know this sounds funny but i thought the same thing until i tried it …

All stains!!!  
Window Cleaner!!! The cleaner of all stains! Did you know it cuts grease, cleans blood, cleans carpet stains and more??? Even your everyday laundry stains. …

crayon on clothes 
When a crayon went through our washing machine one time, it got on alot of clothes. I tried eveything and finally came around to using lysol in water …

Remove a ketchup stain  
Blot the ketchup to bring up as much a you can from the material. If you have access to a sink, run under the faucet with cold water through the fabric. …

Food stains 
Immediate treatment is very important when you are trying to keep food stains from setting permanently in your clothes. I keep a Tide stick in my purse …

Shout Rub for Removing tough blood stains 
The sooner you catch the stain the better. If you can while the stain is still damp run the stain under cold water if the stain went clear through the …

Carpet Cleaner 
Most carpet cleaners will also get out stains on clothes just make sure they don't bleach them out. I've used it for blood and grass on whites, works …

Avoiding Oily Spots 
I constantly used to get these greasy or oily spots on my laundry, no matter which brand of liquid softener I used. Well, I switched to dryer sheets, …

Peroxide is great for blood stains 
I use peroxide to get out blood stains. Just poor a peroxide on the stain until the peroxide quits bubbling. Then rinse the garment in cold water. If there …

Shaving cream - Stain Remover Trick 
The best stain remover is something that you have in your bathroom. Shaving cream works great on removing hard stains in clothing. I have used this trick …

baby formula spit up 
The best way I have found to get rid of baby spit from formula is to use hydrogen peroxide. What I do is poor peroxide on stain, let it sit 5 minutes, …

Bleach pens for stains 
I love the new bleach pens for taking care of stains on white clothing. I started going through a full 2 ounce tube with every white load which started …

Removing light blood stains 
To remove blood stains from sheets or clothing, use COLD water. Also, set the washer for an extra rinse cycle. Try to get to the stain as soon as possible …

Natural Stain Remover 
This works on everything: take one part hydrogen peroxide and one part laundry detergent and mix together. Sponge onto the staine and it will start to …

Oxi Clean for Ink stains 
When i got an Ink stain in my brand new white jacket i was very upset. But when i got home and i used Oxi clean stain remover it worked wonders. ALl i …

Lestoil for any type of stain 
whether it is grease, blood or sauce rub LESTOIL on the stain and let sit for a few minutes than throw it in the machine to wash

fels naptha for tough stain 
have a tough stain that you just can't get out? just rub a little fels naptha on it before throwing in the wash! it should come right out. fels naptha …

Classic solutions - vinegar and baking soda 
We use good old vinegar and baking sode for most stains and odors in our house. Works likea charm - if its stubborn stain like rust we use salt and …

Hdrogen peroxide for Blood stain 
Keep a spray bottle full of hydrogen peroxide. Whenever you get a blood stain, saturate both sides of the item with the hydrogen peroxide until you see …

dishwsher liquid - Removing Stains with your Washer 
Pour 2oz of dishwasher liquid(Cascade,etc.,) into your washing machine then add your normal detergent. This will help breakup blood and grass stains.

Ink on your clothes 
If you work at a desk like I do, somethings you get ink from your pen on your clothes. Always keep some hairspray around for this. Spray the stain and …

Peroxide for blood 
Use peroxide. The bubbles remove the stain, just be sure to rince very well as not to bleach out colors

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Shout Stain Remover 
Shout is the best stain remover I have used. I prefer the spray version. When I have a stain in my clothing, I place the article of clothing on a flat, …

Sunclean for grease and dirt 
I use this stuff called Sunclean, I think it's just a cheap version of Oxiclean that I got from Big Lots. Just put a scoop or two in the washer with your …

Using hairspray on ink stains 
Spray it first with hairspray (the kind your Grandma used works best), then wash as normal.

grease on refridgerator 
When a buildup of grease is on the side of the refrigerator I make a paste of Baking soda and water and use a soft cloth to scrub it off. It does not …

Removing stains like turmeric 
Apply lemon on the effected area of your cloth and leave it for half an hour. Then wash it with soap water all tough stains vanish with this method.

hydrogen peroxide for blood 
hydrogen peroxide and cool water will remove blood stains. Pull the fabric tight and let the peroxide flow freely through the fabric followed by cool …

Any Fabric Stain 
Any time I get a stain, no matter what kind of fabric it is on, I get good results from scrubbing the stain with a mixture of water and baking soda. Then …

hair spay for ink 
the best stain removal tip for removing ink is hair spray.

Glycerin for pen stains 
Glycerin is especially good for ballpoint-pen stains.

General stains - lemon and salt !!  
A elderly southern lady told me many years ago the way they removed stains from tablecloths and such were to lay the cloth in the sun. Pour lemon and salt …

Carpet 
I have found that rubbing alcohol works wonders on stains on carpets. Test for color fastness first. Pour a little rubbing alcohol on the stain and blot …

everyday toddler stains - oxy baby 
I found the useing oxy baby stain remover works wonders in keeping clothes stain free. Just spray 5 minutes before throwing in the washer. Also oxy baby …

Stained white clothes 
have some white clothes that have some stains on them try using cascade dishwasher soap to get them clean... also if you happen to get blood on any laundry …

Put hairspay on ink stains 
Spray hairspray on stained item and then blot with a tissue. Throw it in the wash and the stain is all gone!

Test Stain Remover First 
Testing stain removers first is an essential tip. I have learned this the hard way. One material that virtually never can be pre-treated with stain removers …

tide to go pen 
My best tip in removing stains is to do it right away. With my children they are always staining their clothes. When I notice they have spilled something …

Melted wax dye stain on wood table 
Get a Mr. Clean all-purpose cleaning sponge (one of the white ones). Put rubbing alcohol on it and rub it over the stain. Keep rubbing until the stain …

Soilove - Great stain remover! Not rated yet
Use Soilove with dawn dish soap. Put both on the stain and work it with an old toothbrush. Then just wash. Works like a charm and will take out any …

Bleaching power works as well! Not rated yet
Take a pinch of bleaching powder, rub it on the stain and leave for few minutes. Rub and rinse and wash is clean cold water. Be careful about colored …

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