6 DIY Stain Removers
Stains are inevitable, but sometimes they are as easy to remove as they are to make -- and you can do it at home without any special cookbooks. Plus, not only are homemade stain removers easy on the pocketbook, they're also easy on the environment. Here are 6 DIY stain removers to try.
- 1 part dishwashing liquid
- 2 parts hydrogen peroxide
Spray the cocktail directly on the stain and let it sit for a few minutes. Rinse and wash as normal.
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- ⅓-cup hydrogen peroxide
- 5 cups water
Combine the ingredients and use as you would use bleach. Lasts about one month.
- White vinegar
Combine equal parts water and vinegar in a spray bottle. Sprinkle Borax on a stain and spray with the vinegar-water mixture. Let stand for 20 minutes. Run stained item through the wash as usual.
- 2 parts hot water
- 1 part baking soda
- 1 part hydrogen peroxide
Combine ingredients. Dab on stains and soak in the solution overnight. Rinse and wash as normal.
- 1 tablespoon dish soap
- 1 tablespoon white vinegar
- 2 cups warm water
Sprinkle baking soda on carpet stain and let stand 10 minutes before vacuuming. Combine remaining ingredients and dab on carpet using a sponge until stain is gone.
Whether you're refreshing discount bedding for the guest room or trying to salvage your favorite blouse, you don't have to use harsh chemicals to remove dingy discoloration. Make it easy on yourself and easy on the environment by trying natural solutions.
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