Cold water, salt and soap can remove dried blood stains within 15 minutes to an hour. Soaking the item in cold salt water may require some additional time. This stain removal method is recommended for sturdier fabrics, such as cotton or denim.Continue Reading
Allow cold water to run over the stain until most of the dried blood has rinsed away. Wring the garment to remove excess water.
Pour enough salt on the garment to cover the stain, and rub the salt into the fabric gently.
Add a small amount of laundry or dish detergent, and sprinkle another tablespoon of salt on the stain. Rub the stain gently to work the soap into the fabric.
Rinse the clothing with very cold water to determine whether the stain has faded. If the stain is visible, apply the salt and soap mixture and allow the garment to soak for an hour, then rinse it thoroughly.
Wash the garment as recommended on the label. If the stain is still visible after washing, apply another salt treatment to remove the remaining stain, then rinse and wash before drying the garment.
One must always use cold water to wash blood stains out of fabrics. Hot water sets a protein stain, such as blood, and makes it more difficult, if not impossible, to remove later.Full Answer >
To remove blood stains from carpeting, moisten the stain with a solution of water and mild non-alkali detergent, and blot the area with a rag. Add ammonia solution to the stain, blot, and let the carpeting dry.Full Answer >
Remove blood stains from upholstery by blotting the blood stain with a cloth soaked in dish detergent solution. Begin the cleaning process as soon after the stain was created as possible. Older blood stains are more difficult to remove than newer stains.Full Answer >
Clean blood stains by blotting the fabric, soaking the fabric in cold water or saline solution, working the stain out by hand and machine-washing the fabric in cold water. Dab hydrogen peroxide on stubborn stains.Full Answer >