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How do I prevent clothing from getting stained in the washer or dryer?

We get stains sporadically appear on specific articles of clothing. The stains appeared on brand new Patagonia brand sweater that we washed for the first time as well as an older t-shirt. The other ...
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Any insight about suspect “acid” stains on new hollow metal door jambs?

I'm a commercial painter and the building I'm working has several hollow metal door jambs that have some really, REALLY tough stains on them. It definitely looks like some type of liquid caused them ...
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How can I remove white stains from microwaving rice and pasta?

Background For the past several years, I have cooked rice and pasta in my microwave instead of on the stove. This involves putting the rice or pasta in a bowl of water and then using the automatic ...
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How to remove baking soda stain from wooden kitchen worktop?

I cleaned my oven with a mixture of baking soda and water. Unfortunately, I got some of this on my kitchen worktop and it caused some stains (see picture). I scrubbed the stains for 1-2 minutes with ...
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How to stop embroidery ink from spreading onto a white lab coat?

I'm having the hardest time keeping my white lab coat clean without the embroidery ink fading/spreading. Any tips? I wash in cold water and dry on low heat.
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Remove Peanut Oil Stain from Carpet?

A can of peanut butter spilled some of its oil onto the carpet causing a dark stain. I scrubbed it immediately but it didn't come up. After Googling the problem, I tried putting baking soda on the ...
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How to avoid food spill/stain on bedsheet?

I eat food on my bed. Many times it spills over it and I have to wash whole bedsheet just because of this. I usually place some paper or butter paper below it. Sometimes it penetrates (oily stuff) ...
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What are these reddish brown stains on my trousers and how can I remove them?

I have a pair of trousers that have somehow acquired this reddish brown stain over time but I can't figure out what the stain is or what could have caused it. Pictures: The stains are only on the ...
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How do I remove white thread flakes from my jacket?

I have an Adidas100% Polyester jacket of black colour. It is warm in nature and used during mild winters. My mother happen to wash it along with other coloured clothes due to which it has developed ...
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Spilled coffee on laptop and matress

Spilled coffee upon laptop & bed-sheet which has been absorbed into mattress too. Not only the bed-sheet but the mattress too has been stain due to spillage & seepage. Coffee is all over ...
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Stainless Steel sink stain or…?

Wondering if anyone has advice for if there is a way to remove this stain in my kitchen sink. What happened was a bottle of Lysol toilet bowl cleaner was leaking badly (did not come out of the cap ...
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How to remove whitener from bench?

I accidentally wrote something from whitener / white correction fluid on a metal bench. I want to remove it.. Any possible ways ?
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How do I clean my knit shoes?

So a couple months ago I got new shoes and they are white, they have all kinds a of stains on them, and I would like to clean them with out having to buy expensive cleaners. Does anyone know how to ...
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How to remove blue gel pen ink from cream colored jeans

Can you provide me tips on removing gel pen ink from a very light colored (cream color) pair of jeans. The gel pen ink is from Bic Gelocity (blue color). Many solutions over the internet and also on ...
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How to remove the stain made by pen on leather jacket?

While writing, I accidentally draw stains on my brown leather jacket. I tried to wash it with water but it did not work and I tried to remove with body spray as well which was a recommendation from ...
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How To Remove Black Tea Stain from Carpet

I accidentally got black tea on a carpet, which has left a very visible stain. I tried cleaning the carpet with detergent, but it did not work. Does anyone have a good method for removing tea stains ...
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How to remove pan's stain from wall ..?

People who eat the pan they have habit to spit at wall and any where and pan's stains will remain there and not easy to remove that stain ,so tell me how to pan's stain from wall or any where..?
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How Can I Remove Oil Stains From Carpet?

Today, a bottle of oil slipped from my hand and fell onto the carpet. I tried removing the oil from the carpet by rubbing it with detergent, but it is not coming out. Can anyone tell me a better way ...
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Which chemical is used in hospitals to clean blood stains from bed sheets?

few days back i went to the hospital to meet my relative and i saw many blood soaked bed sheets and I wondered which chemical is used in hospitals to clean blood stains from bed sheets? I googled it ...
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Ink Stains Removal Therapy

Last week, my gel pen leaked in my shirt's pocket, colouring it black. Is there any way to remove these stains?
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How to remove old oil stains from paper?

Last week, all the pages of my book were stained with vegetable oil. I have tried some methods, but they don't seem to work. Please do suggest any effective methods of removing such stains.
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Removing rust from my jacket

My jacket's got some rust stains on it, I searched online and read about trying vinegar, I soaked it in vinegar for 30 mins approx, but it didn't do a thing. I read about some products like Iron Out ...
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How do you remove ‘grease’ stains from grey leather boots

I bought an expensive ankle boot but I somehow got some darker grey spots on them. I expect it maybe an oily substance and so I tried using dish soap and scrubbed them but it left a darker scrubbed ...