5 Home Remedy Stain Remover Tips

Stains, every one deals with stains, even if you are the tidiest of people. And don’t forget kids, if you have kids, you have stains! I could say the same about pets too, most people who have pets have had to deal with pet stains at some point.

So since we are all looking for ways to get those stains out and ways to use what we have around the house, I thought I would post some stain fighter that I find helpful. Please don’t hesitate to add to this list, I would love to learn of others stain fighting home remedies.

1. Ammonia: Mix 1 Tablespoon with 1/2 cup water for grease and oil-based stains. Never mix with bleach or another cleaner. Apply in a well-ventilated area.

2. Dishwashing Detergent: Mix 1 teaspoon of white or clear liquid detergent with 1 cup of warm water to spot-treat many types of stains, including food stains.

3. Fels-Naptha Soap: Mix with water and work into a paste to pre-treat oil-based stains.

4. Red Dye Remover: Look for brands like Tintex Powder Dye Color Remover or or RIT color removers; try on any stubborn red-hued stains following package directions.

5. White Vinegar: Mix 1/3 cup of white vinegar and 2/3 cup of water to spot-treat food stains.

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