How to Remove Some Common Kid Stains

7236-101413-gs7236Children like playing, which is healthy for them. Sometimes children can end up getting stains and gunk on their clothes. The extra time it takes trying to remove the stains to save the clothes can quickly take away time needed for other housekeeping. The following are tips for you to be able to quickly remove hard stains from your kids' clothes: 

Removing Melted Crayons: 

  • Pretreat First

For you to make the stain easier to remove you need to apply treatment for the specific stain. For crayon you will have to make use of pretreatment that work on the crayon for about 20 minutes to 30 minutes. Pretreating is necessary for the crayon to become easier for you to remove.

  • Stain-removing Washer Mix

For the best stain treatment you need to fill the washer with warm water then pour in about 1 cup of Vinegar, 3/4 cup of Hydrogen Peroxide, 1 cup of Borax, one cup of color-safe oxygen bleach and also the required amount of regular laundry detergent for the clothes. Allow the water to agitate for several minutes before you add stained clothing. Wash clothes the usual way and re-wash if stains are not removed.

Removing Chewing Gum

Before you start washing you should remove as much chewing gum from the clothes as you can. Then freeze the remaining chewing gum by applying ice cubes to both sides of the stained clothes. The ice will freeze the chewing gum making it harden up, which make it easier for you to remove. Finally, use a butter knife to scrap the hardened chewing gum off and wash as usual.

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