Stains are one of the worst household issues, they can be found everywhere. Here are some professional stain removal tips that will keep spots away.
If you are looking for an easy way to fight most known stains, we can provide you with the tips needed. Cut cleaning time in half and reduce all carpet cleaning efforts, by simply following these stain removal tips.
Stains can easily land on clothes, carpets, upholstery. A minute is enough for them to set. So do not let them invade your home. Stain removal can be subdivided into 3 steps.
Pre-care – effective stain treatment starts with proper care. Pre-treatment is the process of finding the stain, defining its origin and nature and finding the solution. Oily stains, for example, are to be covered with a fair amount of liquid detergent. Make it foam, by gently blotting the area with your fingers. Once pretreated the stain can be left to sit with the solution for 15-30 minutes.
Protein stains are all blood stains, milk drops and of course body soil and perspiration. Never treat them with hot water as this is the way to make them set forever. You can use cold water instead for pre-soaking any garment with a protein stain on. Blood stains can be treated with hydrogen peroxide. Remember to pretest the fabric for colour-fastness, as any wrong step can ruin it.
Have an emergency stain removal kit. All stains, attended to immediately are removable. The kit may contain paper towels. You can use them to blot and soak up any spills on the go, in the car, for example. Plastic knives are another useful item, recommended by carpet cleaning London. You can scrape all solids away from clothes and other fabrics. Oily stains can be removed with talc powder. Have an old toothbrush the remove the talc when the oil is absorbed.
Get all stains out, and do not waste precious time.« « previous post: 3 Ways to Keep Indoor Air Fresh | next post: Golden Rules for Removing Nail Polish Stains » »