To remove pine sap from clothing, apply rubbing alcohol or non-sudsing ammonia to the stain with a soft cloth, and allow it to remain on the garment for several minutes. Wash the garment as you normally would and with the hottest water possible. Multiple treatments may be required for large or very sticky stains, requiring several hours for complete removal.Continue Reading
Pour a small amount of ammonia or alcohol onto the stain, and blot the area surrounding the pine sap. Turn the clothing inside-out, and apply the stain remover to the back of the clothing to ensure the cleaner penetrates the fibers of the garment. Allow the cleaner to remain on the clothing for several minutes.
Using the hottest water recommended on the care label, rinse the stained area thoroughly.
Wash the garment in the hottest water recommended. Do not use laundry products that contain chlorine bleach if the garment has been treated with ammonia. Ammonia and bleach can create toxic fumes when mixed.
Allow the garment to air dry, and check the stained area. If the stain is visible, reapply the stain treatment, and wash as recommended on the care label.
To remove magic marker stains from clothing, place the fabric on a towel with the stained side down, moisten it with rubbing alcohol, blot it with a rag, repeat until the stain disappears, and launder the garment. This one-hour process requires a towel, cloths, rubbing alcohol, detergent and a laundry machine.Full Answer >
An ink stain on a favorite garment can be frustrating, but you can effectively remove them with just a few minutes of preparation and cleaning. Most of these stain removal supplies are already in your home, and include rubbing alcohol, hair spray and acetone.Full Answer >
To remove black walnut stains from washable fabrics, sponge the stain with water, apply a few drops each of dishwashing detergent and white vinegar, cover with a paper towel, let the garment stand for five minutes, and rinse with water. Repeat again if necessary to finish removing the stain.Full Answer >
According to Good Housekeeping, iron scorch marks that have set into clothing are removed by applying hydrogen peroxide and ammonia directly to the stain and allowing it to stand for up to an hour. The next step is to flush the stain with cold water. The last step is to machine wash the garment in cold water with oxygen bleach.Full Answer >