Tools & Chemicals:
- Laundry pre-treatment
- liquid detergent
- all fabric bleach
- dry cleaning fluid.
1. Soak the stain with a laundry pre-treatment.Â Let sit for several minutes.Â For stubborn stains, rub with a heavy-duty liquid detergent.Â Launder immediately.
2. If stain remains, soak the clothes in a solution of all-fabric powered bleach.Â Be aware that all the colors may lighten.
3. If the stain remains, and the clothes is white or colorfast, soak in a solution of liquid chlorine bleach and water.Â Read the label regarding the use of bleach. Bleach can damage some dyes and prints, and bleaching damage is irreversible. Â If the stain is not removed in 15 minutes, it cannot be removed by bleaching and further bleaching will only weaken the fabric.
4. If the stain remains, apply dry-cleaning fluid to back of stain over absorbent white paper towels.Â Check product label for instructions and follow carefully. Let dry;Â rinse.Â Launder as usual.
If all else fails soak your clothes in a vat of tomato sauce and at least you will have a consistant color!