Kid stains – Easy way to remove them
Being a parent, definitely one of the most rewarding experiences in life, is also a big responsibility and with that said we have to include, making sure you and the other member of your family are dressed neat and clean as one of the things that falls withing the definition of responsible. Washing away stains from clothes, carpets, furniture is not optional in a family household and even less so if there is the presence of little members of the family. Kids are messy, they do not really grasp the concept behind keeping oneself clean. There are plenty of ways to to get rid off of unwanted stains like chocolate, dirt, grass, glue, gum, stickers, liquids and more – some of them more expensive, imaginative and creative than others. Most people face that problem with their children and have a hard time removing stains. What if I to tell you there is an easy way of doing so without spending money on expensive detergents, because sometimes it is the little things that can save us a lot of time and nerve.
Remove stains right away. The longer the stain sits, without taking precautions, the harder it will be to remove later on. It is understandable that sometimes you cannot drop everything and go do laundry. An alternative, though, is to pretreat it. Having put salt on a greasy stain or apply a quick water scrub could save you the troubles afterwards.
Check your children’s clothes for stains at the end of the day. There might be some stains they have not told you about or simply have not noticed, including you. Soaking clothes over night before putting them in the washing machine, also known as presoaking is another great method to remove stains easy. Presoaking could have a harmful effect on the fabric if the detergent or the pretreatment product is too strong warn House Cleaners Barnsbury. Hot water and regular detergent is recommended for treating stains without much additional effort.
Parents who deal with stains on a daily basis should consider assembling a stain removing products basket. Along other regular laundering items you should include vinegar, ammonia, soft brush, rubbing alcohol, chlorine bleach, lemons and others. Under no circumstances should you mix chlorine bleach with ammonia and white vinegar because of the hazardous fumes the combination of these three causes.
Removing gum from clothes. Apply ice on the gum and with circular movements scrub on it. Any lubricant might work as well. Using regular liquid dish soap to remove any leftover stains, rinsing and throwing it in the washing machine will do the trick!
As many of you already know, juice stains are hard to clean. The key for a successful removal is to act as quickly as possible using one part white vinegar and three parts water. Blot onto the stain with a clean cloth until it disappears, wash the cloth in cold water and then air-dry for a guaranteed result. Removing juice from carpets and rugs, though, might require a different set of items. Try mixing liquid dishwashing detergent with warm water. Spray on the stain and blob, if that does not work repeat the first solution but instead of vinegar try using a quarter-cup baking soda.
Every parent deals with removing dirt and mud stains from their children’s clothes. The best way to do that is by vacuuming any dirt left on the cloth then dip a white clean cloth into a solution of water and clear liquid dishwashing detergent. Blob until the dirt is completely gone and then rinse with a different clean wash cloth
There will be stains that we will not be able to remove no matter how hard we try or what solutions we use. Sometimes by trying to remove a stain we learn what not to use. Plenty of garments will be destroyed and plenty will be saved, consider it a learning curve and it is better to try and fail than never try and fail anyway. It is a little effort for having you or a family member enjoy wearing a beloved piece of clothing.