Monday, 5 March 2018

RELIEVE YOUR FABRICS FROM STAINS…… (PART-II)




STAIN
CONDITION
WHITE COTTON &LINEN

Beverages, coffee &tea
Fresh-Dry
 Spread borax over and pour boiling water thoroughly. Or steep in glycerine until stain is removed. If it still persists bleach with javelle water.



Blood
Fresh
Soak in cold water, then wash in diluted NH3

Dry
Steep in cold water and salt, until stain is removed



Butter-grease
Fresh
Wash with soapy solution



Curry
Dry
Wash with soap &water. Dry in sunlight &air. Bleach with javella water



Egg
Fresh
Wash with cold water and then in warm water




Dry
Apply salt and pour warm water through.
Fruit &wine
fresh
Cover the stain with
Starch paste and leave it for an hour. Rub of the starch and pour boiling water through

dry
Spread borax or salt over the stain and pour boiling water through till stain is removed



Grass
fresh
Steep in methylated spirit and wash with soap and then water



Grease, oil and Ghee
fresh
Wash with hot water &soap

dry
Treat with grease solvent and wash with hot water &soap.



Candle grease
solid
Scrape off as much as possible with a blunt knife. Place the stain in between a blotting paper and press it with a hot iron. Sponge with benzene



Turmeric

Treat with solvent soap and dry in sunlight &air.







Henna

Dip in warm milk for half an hour, then wash with soap



Ink
Fresh
Rub the stain with cut tomato. Wash &rub salt, wash. repeat the process till the stain is removed. Or


Soak the stain immediately in sour milk or curd for half an hour, don’t allow the curd or milk to dry. Wash with soap &water.  Or



Apply salt and lime water &leave it for half an hour and then wash it properly.

Dry
Steep in diluted oxalic acid. Rinse thoroughly with diluted borax solution



Iron

Steep in oxalic acid solution and then rinse with borax solution.





Lipstick

Steep in methylated spirit and wash with solvent soap. Moisten and soften working glycerine into stain. Leave for a short while. Rinse &then wash with soap



Milk

Sponge with benzoic  or carbon tetra chloride, wash



Shoe polish

Scrap off the stain if dry, apply a little grease, wash with hot water &soap


Steep in turpentine, wash with solvent soap.



Ball point Ink

Swab with methylated spirit using a pad of blotting paper below.


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