5 stubborn stains and ways to clean them

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11 Feb

Many of our favorite clothes become spoiled by some stubborn stain that refuses to go even after washing them countless times. 

Stains are unavoidable. They get on the clothes due to accidents, spills and overzealous eating. Let’s look at the 5 nastiest and most stubborn stains and also the ways to clean them:

1. Stains from red wine:

The first stubborn stain is the stain from red wine. You should use a dry cleaning solvent if the fabric of your garment is dry clean only. Use a laundry stain remover if the fabric of the garment is washable. You can also saturate the clothing with club soda and then wash it.

2. Stains from chocolate:

Chocolate stains are also very stubborn. Before cleaning the chocolate stain, you have to let the chocolate harden. Then, you can use a butter knife or a spoon to remove the chocolate gently from the garment. Now, you need to apply a dry cleaning solvent for both dry clean only and washable fabrics. Beneath the chocolate stain, you must place a white rag before applying the solution on the chocolate directly. Use your finger to blot the stain. Finally, rinse it with warm water.

3. Blood stains:

Blood stains are very stubborn and nasty. You need to treat them as fast as possible. Flush cold water over the blood stain. Blot the blood stain with your fingertips. If the stain doesn’t get removed, then you need to apply a dry cleaning solvent that is suitable for both dry clean only and washable fabrics. If it is a washable fabric, you can also apply a laundry stain remover. If you are looking for an easy home remedy, you must soak the garment for about 20 minutes in a mixture of water and ammonia. Finally, rinse it with water.

4. Coffee stains:

If you are addicted to coffee, there are high chances that your garments gather some coffee stains from time to time. You need to saturate the stain quickly with the help of a laundry stain remover. Finally, wash it in warm water. You can also use a liquid dishwashing detergent instead of a laundry stain remover.

5. Ink Stains:

You need to use hairspray in order to remove ink stains. Place a rag beneath the ink stain and spray it until the fabric of the garment is saturated. Let it soak for a few seconds and then spray it again. Repeat until the stain is totally removed.

So, these are the ways by which you can remove these 5 most stubborn stains.


Hi, I am Chris! I created this blog for me and my wife Lampiana, in order to express our passion about home. We spend hours per week searching for decor ideas and home tips. Moreover I like searching for cleaning tips and could make our life easier. We will both share everything with you, so please stay tuned! Enjoy!