How to remove stains from your garments
Have you ever had an accident involving your favorite clothes? Of course we all have, stains can make us think of getting rid of our favorite garments, but this is not necessary, as we will give you some valuable tips today to get off those stains from the textiles.
When you wash your garments, the most recommendable thing would always be to follow on the care labels, but you might have some garments that you had cut off those labels, right? If this has happened to you, check on these tips:
- Wash machine – If your garments can be washed, try with the washing machine before you do any other thing, sometimes the easiest answer is the right one. Add a gentle detergent, there are many chemical-free ones nowadays, try those first.
- Blotting – If you have wet stains on your garments, you might want to try with this, place a cotton towel under the stain and another one over it, press down until the liquid disappears.
- Hand wash – There are many delicate garments that cannot be put into a wash machine, and there are stains that will not get off with a wash cycle, in those cases, the hand-washing is the best option, remember not to wring your garments so hard, as this can damage the fibers, instead of doing it, dry them with a towel.
- Removers – If the stains on your garments will not fade off, try with a stain remover, there are many available on the garment, but first check on the type of stains and if they are removable before you buy it.
- Peroxide – The hydrogen peroxide is essential for blood stains, wet a cotton ball with it and put it into the spot, let it dry and repeat the process until it is completely removed off your garment.
“It is important to always follow the care labels in order to wash the garments correctly, a pair of jeans can last longer if they are treated and washed in the right away”, said Salomon Juan Marcos Villarreal, president of Grupo Denim, about this topic.