Cleaning Tips

Chewing Gum: Place garment in plastic bag and put in freezer. Scrape off frozen gum.

Fruit Stains: Remove stain by stretching the stained area over a bowl and then pouring hot water from a height of several feet through the stain. 

Candle Wax or Crayon: Place the stained area between clean paper towels or pieces of a brown paper bag and press with a warm iron.

Perspiration: Soak the garmet in warm vinegar water.

Coffee: Apply detergent solution. Blot. (Use enzyme detergent if cream was present). Apply vinegar solution. Blot. Apply enzyme detergent. Blot. Rinse with water, blot until dry. 

Toothpaste: Apply detergent solution. Blot. Apply vinegar solution. Blot. Apply ammonia solution. Blot. Rinse thoroughly  with water. Blot until dry. 

Grass Stains: Apply amyl acetate, if available, to remove chlorophyll. Blot. Apply enzyme detergent. Blot. Rinse with water. Blot. Apply ammonia solution. Blot. Apply vinegar colution. Blot. Rinse with water. Blot until dry. 

Paint: Apply detergent solution. Blot. Repeat as needed. Apply ammonia solution. Blot. Rinse with water. Blot until dry. Apply POG on aged, hardened paint. Blot. Apply dry-cleaning solvent. Blot. Repeat as needed. 

Ink: Apply dry-cleaning solvent. Apply POG sparingly. Blot. Apply dry-cleaning solvent. Blot. Apply detergent solution. Blot. Apply ammonia solution. Blot. Rinse with water, blot until dry. 

Jam or Jelly: Apply detergent solution. Blot. Apply vinegar solution. Blot. Rinse with water. Blot. Apply enzyme detergent. Blot. 

*Please note that these are home remedies that are done at your own risk*