Stains are an unavoidable part of life. Clothes, clothing for children, and clothing for the entire family. Stains that appear to be mysterious regularly appear on a variety of surfaces.
Even going to a laundry service near me helps but can be tiresome. We’ve gradually replaced my laundry room materials with natural alternatives such as laundry salts, homemade bleach, and Thieves laundry soap. However, homemade stain remover was one of the first DIY remedies we have ever tested.
A DIY stain remover can be used on almost any stains (even the toughest ones), such as grass, grease, food, and even blood stains! It also only has three components that we all have on hand.
Sort the soiled garments. Even if I detect a stain, I hang the items up. Hang them on the bedroom door instead of storing them in the closet. Then, when it’s time to do laundry, throw in the stained clothes as well. Take care of the stains. I work on eradicating the stains while a standard load of laundry is being washed. I use the stain remover and set it aside until it’s time to change loads and start another. It only takes a few minutes of “sitting” for the stain remover to work. The clothes that have been treated should be washed in hot water and then dried. Depending on the fabric, dry your clothes on the line or in the dryer. Drying your clothing on the line is more gentle on your garments and saves you money on electricity.
- It’s usually a lot less expensive.
- Ingredients can be purchased from reputable vendors.
- The ingredients can be used to create a variety of dishes.
- You can create it to your specifications.
- No need to go to a laundry service.
- Baking Soda
- Dish Soap
- Hydrogen Peroxide
Simply put all ingredients in a small jar and swirl gently to incorporate well once you have all of your components. Because the mixture should be thick, it is recommended to use a glass jar rather than a spray bottle. A container with a flip-top and a spout might be ideal if you prefer a smaller container.
Keep in a dark container or location. When peroxide is exposed to light, it loses its efficacy. The peroxide will not go bad if kept in an opaque container or a dark cabinet; the peroxide will not go bad.
Apply a tiny amount to the stain directly. Use your finger, a piece of fabric, or an old toothbrush to rub the area gently. Allow at least 15 minutes, and up to an hour, for the stain remover to work. Wash as usual. The stain remover should not be shaken. When shaking this stain remover, some people have reported “explosions.” It’s thought to be the result of hydrogen peroxide bubbling up. To blend, carefully stir and swirl the ingredients. When wearing dark-colored apparel, exercise caution. Natural whitening agents include baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. If you’re going to use it on black clothing, test a tiny area first.
Armpit stains can be treated with white vinegar. The build-up of deodorant on your shirt will quickly discolor it. Using white vinegar to release the build-up and freshen your underarms is good.
Use these natural ingredients when removing tough stains, rather than risking your health getting exposed to harsh chemicals.