Stained white vinegar clothes

Laundry tips

The stain has to go

There were stains on clothes and linen today as they used to be.
Many old home remedies are often safer than expensive chemicals.

In addition, they are certainly more environmentally friendly and cheaper than modern and often expensive stain removers that are currently available on the market. Home remedies are available for very different types of stains, because there is no one single recipe. One thing is certain, however: stains are annoying - especially when they are on expensive clothes or on your favorite outfit. The chic blouse for the office, exclusive children's fashion or expensive tennis clothing do not forgive stains so quickly and therefore means are required that work quickly and specifically.

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Ink stains on white linen

removed with lemon juice. It all depends on the sharpness of the ink and the age of the ink stain. The stained part of the fabric remains in the lemon juice for some time. Repeat if necessary. Any yellow stains that may remain can be removed with a clover salt solution. The next normal wash also helps to remove the very last traces.

Blood stains on white stuff

can be eliminated by soaking in cold water with added soda and washing with soap.

Candle or wax stains

can be removed by placing blotting paper on the stain and ironing over it with the heated iron. If you don't have an iron at hand, you can also use a hot knife.

Sweat stains

In colored fabrics, it is best to wash off with vinegar water.

Light spots in dark fabrics

are eliminated with black coffee.

Burn marks from white laundry

are eliminated by moistening them with cold water, sprinkling them with salt, and placing them in the sun. After a few hours the stains will be gone.

Tar and car smudges

are rubbed firmly with pork fat and rubbed with soap or gasoline. Rub sparingly soluble residues with turpentine and wash out with water. In the case of sensitive fabrics, rub the stains with egg yolk and rinse with lukewarm water.

Cocoa stains

are eliminated with water to which a few drops of ammonia are added. The stain is washed off and rubbed with a clean, dry cloth. If the whole piece is to be washed, put it in water to which vinegar has been added to freshen it up.

Red wine stains

Sprinkle them with salt while they are still fresh, then wash them off and put them in buttermilk.

Rust spots

You use boiling lemon juice and rinse with cold water. You can also use clover salt, hydrochloric acid or tin salt.

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Tar stains

First brush with unsalted butter until the stain has softened, then treat like grease stains.

Blueberry spots

You dab the affected area several times with hydrogen peroxide and rinse with cold water. Blueberry stains are very persistent.

Strawberry spots

can be removed by soaking the stain in borax solution and rinsing it in clear water.

Cherry stains

you pour boiling water over it and then dab it with hydrogen peroxide.

Mold stains

can be removed with soap and water and subsequent sun bleaching.

Fruit stains

Drizzle lemon juice onto linen, wool, cotton and wash off with soapy water. Rub out silk and artificial silk with lukewarm borax water.

Stubborn all-purpose glue

on your clothes is easy to remove. Place a cotton ball soaked in alcohol on the affected area. When the stain has come off, you can remove it with a blotting paper.

Stains from ballpoint pens

You take pure alcohol or cologne and use it to clean the stains. Eliminates all traces.

Vinegar to darken

If the spot in question has become a little lighter after treating the stain with ammonia, you can use weak vinegar water to help. The spot gets its original color back.

Buttermilk "the all-rounder"

Buttermilk is an excellent and harmless means of removing stains. Limescale stains in bathtubs and sinks are z. B. removed by buttermilk. In addition, almost all fruit stains in tissues. Simply leave the buttermilk to work for a little more than an hour and then wash it out.

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The contents of the stain pharmacy:

Spotting spirit, alcohol, ammonia, turpentine, soap alcohol, soap flakes, powdered magnesia, linen and woolen cloths, cotton wool, sponge and brushes.


Not only belongs in every good salad dressing. Vinegar is also a real multi-purpose household product: mold stains in the bathroom are easier to remove with vinegar. You should also add a dash of vinegar to the cleaning solution when cleaning carpets.

Remove ink stains

on oilcloth, other fabrics and from the hands is possible by moistening the stain very lightly with a pinch of tartaric acid and rubbing it on. The stain turns red. It disappears completely with thorough rinsing. However, water must not be used beforehand.

Ink stains on woolen fabrics

it is washed out with milk and removed by rubbing it with alcohol.

Shoe polish stains

can be eliminated by dabbing them with soapy alcohol and rubbing them with a cloth that is dipped in ammonia. Then remove the last traces with warm water.

Blood stains are removed

with strongly diluted ammonia water. A 3% warm saline solution is used for color-sensitive fabrics.

Blood stains on fine handicrafts

that result from needle pricks can be removed by applying very little moistened starch. The pulp is allowed to dry and blown off.

Blood stains on woolen fabrics

Moistened wheat starch is applied to the stained areas and the starch is carefully brushed out when it has become dry.

Milk stains

Washable fabrics can be removed with warm soapy water. Otherwise with a mixture of 1 part turpentine oil and 2 parts lemon juice.

Soot stains

disappear by dabbing with breadcrumbs.

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Patches of grass

can be removed from sensitive fabrics with alcohol as long as the stain is dry. Otherwise you use a mixture of ammonia and water in equal parts and about the 20th part of hydrogen peroxide, or very dilute tin-salt solution or tartaric acid, each of which has to be rinsed thoroughly.

Wine stains

Dip stained areas in very hot milk and wash out in warm soapy water. Treat very old stains with a highly diluted ammonia solution.

Chocolate stains on white wash

can be removed by first washing the item of laundry with soap or soda and then treating it like grease stains with a mixture of 3 parts ether and alcohol and 1 part ammonia.

Spots the cause of which is unknown

are often removed from fabrics by placing the fabric in a boiling milk bath or soaking it in buttermilk. The fabrics are then washed out in cold water and repeated if necessary.

Stains on suede gloves

rub with fine sandpaper and treat the gloves - as usual - with powder.

Grease stains on very sensitive fabrics

is removed by placing a paste of magnesia and petrol, which is brushed off after drying.

Blood stains

should always be washed first with clear cold water. The protein contained in blood coagulates in hot water and bonds with the tissue.

Spots of egg yolk

let it dry completely first. Then scrape off and wash or treat with gasoline.

Salt against red wine stains

If there are red wine stains on the white tablecloth, sprinkle salt on it immediately and let it soak in. It is also very good if you first pour some white wine on the red wine stain, pat it dry and then sprinkle it with salt.

Beer stains

can be removed from a clean tablecloth by placing a shallow bowl underneath and pouring boiling water on the stain.
Use stain soap solution on wool and then ammonia water.
For white woolen fabrics by adding a little soda.
Use 50% spirit and 50% water for silk.

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