Removing Red Wine Stains from Fabric

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Remove Red Wine Stains from Fabric

Red wine are tasty, we love it. But, what happens when we find ourselves facing a red wine stain on our favorite and expensive clothes? We panic; we wonder how in the world we are going to remove this stain. It used to be like that in the past when technology was not that advanced and that there weren\’t that many fabric solutions around.

Now times have changes and yes, there are many ways that can reportedly help us in removing these types of stains, the stubborn stains, out of our favorite pair of clothing. One need to have the needed patience and time to work on this as being impatient might hurt us further by damaging our clothes even more thus causing us more pain.

In order to remove red wine stains from your favorite fabrics and you need to remove it right after the accident happens so that it can be removed immediately from your clothe. Below are some of the methods that you can use to remove the stains.

What you need:

  1. Landry detergent, laundry pretreatment or dish soap
  2. Clean sponge
  3. Washing machine
  4. Paper towels
  5. Hydrogen peroxide
  6. Towel or washcloth

Method:

  1. Once your fabric has been stained with red wines, you need to blot the stain immediately using paper towels. In case your fabric is a dry-clean material, remember not to do anything to it and try to send it as fast as possible to the cleaners. Pre-treatment of stain on dry-clean fabric by yourself can cause further damage to the fabric and if that happens, the cleaners may not be able to remove the stain at all.
  2. You can also use a combination of 1 teaspoon of laundry soap or pre-treatment items such as dish soap along with a cup of hydrogen peroxide in a small bowl. Then, you need to soak a clean sponge in the mixture before squeezing the sponge halfway dry and then gently blot the stain using it.
  3. After that, place a dry towel or wash the cloth between the front and back of the fabric if you notice that the stain has not penetrated through to the back side of the fabric. By doing this, you would be able to prevent the staining to absorb the back side of the material.
  4. Always take note of the washing instructions on the label of your fabric and follow its instructions so that you will not damage the fabric.
  5. Next, wash the fabric using cool water and if it is machine-washable, you can air dry it.
  6. If your fabric is hand-wash only material, you can wash the fabric gently in your sink by using a mild detergent.

Take extra care and precaution while trying to remove the stains from your clothes. It is not advisable to scrub hard as if you do so you might eventually damage your material.

Additional Reading:

http://www.ehow.com/how_2524_remove-red-wine.html

http://www.wikihow.com/Remove-Red-Wine-from-Fabric

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