How to remove some stains. Part 2
As a slogan from advertising: “Are you still worried about some stains? Let’s stop it together!” Continuing the always relevant topic, I want to share a few more tips.
1. Stains from red wine and berries on colored clothing can be removed with a mixture of glycerin with a raw egg yolk. Mix these ingredients in equal parts and lubricate the dirty places, and after a few hours wash the thing with warm water. If you have just soiled the thing, that is, the stain is still fresh, use gruel of salt and water. Rinse the clothing in half an hour with soapy water, and then rinse it in warm water.
Another way to get rid of stains from red wine is to use a solution of potassium permanganate. Wet the stained spot with a solution, and after a few minutes, wipe with a solution of hydrogen peroxide in a ratio of 1 teaspoon per cup of warm water.
2. Stains from white wine, beer, champagne and liqueurs can be removed with a solution of high quality soap, baking soda and water, to be precise you need 5 g of soap, half a teaspoon of baking soda and a glass of water. Wet the stain with this solution, the next day wash it with warm water and rinse thoroughly.
Inveterate stains from white wine are also not a problem. Prepare a mixture of white soap (10 weight parts), turpentine (2 weight parts) and 10% ammonia solution (1 weight part). Rub the stain with this mixture, wash it first in warm soapy water, and then rinse in cold water.
Beer spots on any tissues usually can be washed out with soap and water. Inveterate stains should be cleaned with a mixture of glycerin, ethyl alcohol and ammonia solution in equal parts. Add three parts of this mixture to eight parts of water and wipe the stain.
3. Stains from blood first must be rinsed with cold water, then wash in warm soapy water. Before washing the laundry with stains it should be soaked for a few hours.
If we are dealing with a long-standing stain, you should first wipe it with a solution of liquid ammonia at the rate of 1 teaspoon per cup of water and then with a solution of borax (1 teaspoon per cup of water). Then, wash clothes in warm water.
Don’t be afraid to clean delicate silk products from stains. Take the potato starch and knead it into the dough using cold water. Cover the surface of the stain by this mass and leave to dry. Then shake off the starch and wash the thing as usual.
4. Stains from sweat can be removed using hyposulphite solution. You will need an incomplete teaspoon per cup of water. Then, rinse the thing with warm boiled water.
To remove such stains from the silk lining, you should take a mixture of liquid ammonia and denatured alcohol in equal parts.
Stains from of sweat on the woolen products can be removed with a cloth soaked in a strong salt solution. If the stains are still visible, you need to wipe them with alcohol.
The collar can be cleaned with gasoline soap mixed with an equal quantity of liquid ammonia. The composition is rubbed into the heavily soiled place, then, wash out with warm water and rinse in warm water with vinegar.
General advice – it is easier to wash out sweat stains, if you add a little of liquid ammonia into the water during washing (1 teaspoon per 1 liter of water).
5. Stains from cosmetics can also be easily removed using the following tips. You will get rid of stains from cosmetic creams using alcohol or gasoline.
Stains from hair dye will be gone with hydrogen peroxide, mixed with an equal amount of ammonia.
You can remove stains of mascara with the help of ammonia solution or watery solution of laundry soap.
Such substances as liquid detergents, ammonia and alcohol can remove excess of fat and oils from the clothes. That is, to remove the stain of lipstick, choose any of these means and dab the stain with a damp cloth. It is important to remember that you can not use ammonia on wool and silk. You also can use hair spray. Simply spray on the problem areas and wipe with a clean cloth.