- We sell a bottled spotter called
"Redex" that helps reduce and or eliminate some types
of dyes caused by food coloring, etc. Check out our "Bottled Chemicals &
Sptters" section by clicking here.
FOR REMOVING DYES: Always sponge such stains promptly
with cool water. This simple treatment will remove many of them.
Or soak them with cool water for 30 minutes or more. Some may
need to be soaked overnight. After sponging or soaking, work
undiluted liquid detergent into the stain and rinse. If the stain
remains, you will have to use a bleach*. Old stains and stains
that have been set by heat are in the "difficult-if-not-impossible"
- On nonwashable materials, sponge
the stain with cool water or put a sponge over it and squirt
cool water through the cloth with a small syringe or medicine
dropper. If this does not remove the stain, work liquid detergent
into it and rinse. A final sponging with alcohol helps to remove
the detergent, and the fabric dries faster. Dilute the alcohol*
with two parts of water; test colors to see if it is safe for
dyes. If the detergent treatment does not remove the stain, you
will have to try bleach*.
- For fresher stains, a long soak
with detergent suds often does the trick. If a bleach* is needed,
use a chlorine bleach* if the material will stand it, or a color
remover. Return to Spot
- *NOTE: Some products like hydrogen peroxide, or alcohol
can actually bleach or change the color in some fabrics. Read
the WARNING notice below and proceed with caution whenever you
use such products.
| WARNING: Before making any attempts
to remove spots, always test fabric for colorfastness first by
applying a small amount of the cleaning solution or chemical
on a hidden or unnoticeable area. The tips listed here are NOT
guaranteed to work in every case and may have a negative affect.
When using any chemical or liquid on fabric you should PROCEED
WITH CAUTION. If you are unsure as to how your carpet or upholstery
might be affected you should call a professional cleaning technician
in your area.
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