Tuesday, 22 November 2011

How to Remove Tomato Stains

Tomatoes are main ingredient in many different dishes, which makes the chance to get some nasty tomato stain on your outfit very plausible. It is very important to treat a tomato stain immediately when it happens or at least as soon as you can in order to avoid a permanent red spot on your garment. By treating the tomato stain on your own, you will save some money on using dry cleaning services to clean the garment. However, before you get to the stain, take a look on these tips that will help you to remove the tomato stain from your clothing quickly and efficiently.


  1. Remove the excess of the tomato stain using a spoon and then apply a few drops of laundry detergent directly to the affected area. Work the detergent into the stain by gently rubbing the spot with your thumb and leave it to soak into the fabric for a minute or two. Be careful not to spread the stain on other areas of the garment while rubbing, as cleaners Romford warn.
  2. Set your washing machine on the hottest water that the stained article of clothing can take according to the directions on the fabric's care label.
  3. Add oxygen bleach in the detergent compartment of the washing machine in amount instructed on the product's label, then pour ½ cup of Borax and a regular laundry detergent into the detergent compartment. There is no matter whether you will use a powdered laundry detergent or a liquid one, just make sure to add as much as recommended by the manufacturer.
  4. Put the stained fabric into the washing machine and launder it on a proper wash cycle.

For more tips on removing tomato stain from clothing and other surfaces, you can always call cleaners Roehampton. They would be glad to share some of their experience with you.


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