Use baking soda to remove odors from clothing by presoaking the garments in a baking soda solution and adding baking soda as a detergent booster during the wash cycle. You can also use baking soda in place of fabric soft... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

To remove dryer odor, the first step is to clean the lint filter by wiping the screen with a dry rag to remove remaining lint. Soak the filter in hot, soapy water for 10-15 minutes; meanwhile use a vacuum hose attachment... More »

Vinegar and baking soda are both good choices for removing body odor from clothes. Baking soda, in particular, makes a good soak while vinegar is a good regular additive to wash loads. More »

The best way to remove fresh water-based paint from clothing is to sponge the stain with a solution of water and liquid hand dishwashing detergent or liquid laundry detergent. Mix one part water with one part liquid dete... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

To get dirt stains out of clothing, use a plastic knife to remove any caked on dirt, a toothbrush to rub the stained area gently with a commercial stain treatment product (liquid dish soap will work as well), and then ru... More »

Remove grease from clothing by pretreating the stain with dishwashing detergent, washing the fabric in hot water and then repeating the wash cycle. Check for stains before drying the fabric, since drying forces grease in... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal

To remove pit stains from darker clothing, vinegar and water may be all that is needed, in addition to a regular wash cycle. For white clothing, suggested solutions include various mixtures of oxygen bleach, ammonia, hyd... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Stain Removal