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Vinegar as Stain Remover

How to Remove Laundry Stains with Vinegar


11. Remove Blood Stains

Fast action is the cure for bloodstains. Pour vinegar over the stain, and allow it to soak for fifteen minutes. Then, rinse with cool water, and repeat if necessary. Wash immediately after.

12. Remove Set-In Stains

Saturate the stain in vinegar. Then, rub with a paste made of vinegar and baking soda. If the stain persists, add a couple tablespoons each of vinegar and laundry detergent to a bucket of water, and soak over night. Rinse, and wash.

13. Remove Crayon

Rub vinegar into the crayon stain with a brush (an old toothbrush works great). Then, toss in the wash.

14. Remove Vomit Stains

Rinse the garment in cool water to remove as much of the vomit as possible. Then, soak the stain in vinegar, and wash. If stain or odor persists, repeat the process.

15. Remove Rust

Pour vinegar over the rust stain. Then rub coarse salt into the stain (table salt will work if it's all you have). Place the garment out in the sun to dry. Then, wash.

16. Remove Iron Scorch Marks

Soak a rag in vinegar, and use it to dab at the scorched area. Then, blot the stain with a clean rag, and it should lift the stain. Note: It may take more than one application to fully remove the scorch mark.
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