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How do you remove chewing gum from jeans?

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While acetone-based products such as nail polish remover are often credited to be the best at removing stains from clothing materials, chewing gum can best be removed from clothes through freezing. This can be done by either rubbing the area with frozen object or by freezing the jeans. Alternatively, vinegar can also be used.

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How do you remove chewing gum from jeans?
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After picking off as much gum as possible from the affected area of jeans, the consumer should cover a few ice cubes with cloth, then rub the cloth-covered-ice onto the gum until the gum falls off. Any remaining bits of can then be removed with a toothpick, knife or a similar object. On the other hand, gum can be removed from jeans easily by freezing the jeans. By folding the pair of jeans and placing it inside a freezer in an airtight freezer bag for a few hours, the gum from the jeans should automatically fall out.

If the gum does not come out by either of the freezing methods, it can also be removed using vinegar. After covering a piece of cloth in vinegar lavishly, it should be rubbed onto the gum on the jeans. This should cause the gum to separate itself. To avoid any blending or bleeding of colors, rubbing heavily should be avoided.

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