Stubborn stains are hard to remove. Here are a few cleaning tricks to help get rid of tough stains

Stain removal is a tricky task. There are different techniques to get of rid of all kinds of stains from various surfaces.


Here are some quick tips to get rid of stains with items easily available at home.

1) To clean ink stains from your clothes

Place a paper towel under the stained area and apply some rubbing alcohol on the stain. For larger stains, soak for up to 15-20 minutes. Blot the stain with a clean cloth until you notice that ink is no longer spreading. Rinse it, apply Surf Excel and wash it with warm water.


2) To clean ketchup stain from your clothes

Saturate the stain with vinegar. Mix 2 drops of Vim dishwash gel in a small bowl filled with water. Scrub the stains with this solution and wash them as you normally would.


3) To get rid of a stain from wooden furniture

Treat the stains immediately. Wipe the stain with a clean cloth. Prepare a mixture of baking soda and white toothpaste. Apply the paste on the stain using a sponge and dab in a circular motion. Wipe the stains with a clean white cloth.


The next time you spot a stain, you know what to do.

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