laundry stain cheat sheet---These are all wonderful tips, and I'd add this: while working many years as a registered nurse in surgery & critical care, I kept a bottle of peroxide handy at the desk or in my locker.....apply a little to blood stains & they lift right out. I always had the whitest lab coat & cleanest shoes! Peroxide works well for stains that are organic in nature....
No one wants to toss a perfectly good shirt because of a stain that won't come out! Next time, try these tried & true techniques for removing almost any stain. From blueberries to wine, these simple steps will keep your laundry looking good as new. There's even a cute printable cheat sheet to hang in your laundry room!
This works, I was up at 4:00am searching for this (since I hadn't pinned it when I first saw it!) Soaked up what I could from my 3yo's oops, then sprayed this on. This morning, it looks like new! (which it WAS two weeks ago!!) Guess I shouldn't procrastinate putting on the mattress pad.
! I use about 2T of baking soda, 1t of Dawn, and about 2t hydrogen peroxide (for those who need exact measurements!). Make a paste then rub onto the stain. I let it dry overnight the first time, the second time just threw it in the washer, both came out clean. Used on shirts other than white to
Pinner says, "Cleaning your toilet with coca cola will get out the nastiest stains! One pinner said: "I had my cousin try it when they bought a house and the toilets were disgusting, this trick left the toilets looking like new! I have also used Coke for cleaning soot off of the fireplace heat box, or outdoor grill. I'm glad I don't drink this stuff if it is that great of a cleaning product!" Really..."
How to Clean Stubborn Carpet Stains with an Iron and Vinegar
**did this on 3/23/13** IT WORKS!!! then cleaned the whole carpet by putting white vinegar instead of shampoo in the machine...my carpet looks new...WOW How to Clean Stubborn Carpet Stains with an Iron and Vinegar/Water Solution: Spray carpet with solution. Lay damp cloth over spot. Iron over it with steam iron. Stain is gone! This REALLY works!
Remove urine stains from a mattress, upholstered furniture, carpet, etc. Pour 8 oz. hydrogen peroxide into a measuring cup, add 3T baking soda and stir till dissolved. Pour into a spray bottle, add a drop or two of dishwashing soap (Dawn, Palmolive, etc). Shake it up then spray it on the stained area. When it dries, the stain should be gone. (Test in an inconspicuous place first to be sure the solution doesn't remove the color from the fabric.)