I’ve been doing laundry for quite a few years, during which time I’ve found several tricks for removing various stains. I didn’t come up with any of these on my own, but these are the ones I have found work for me in most cases.
Remember not to put a stained article in the dryer until you are sure the stain is out. Some things go through several stain treatments and washes before the spot is removed satisfactorily.
Spray ‘n Wash Stainstick: this is my main go-to and it does a good job in most cases. You can treat stains even days before it goes through the wash, and the sooner you treat something, the better luck you will have getting it out.
Dish Soap: you know those grease spots that inevitably show up on dark clothing? Dish soap usually does the trick for those. Just rub some into the stain and wash as usual.
OxiClean: when all else has failed, this will often take care of it. I usually save up items that need this treatment and do several at once. I mix up a paste of OxiClean and warm water and spread it on the spot. Then I let it sit, usually for a day or so, until it has totally dried out. Then wash as usual.
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