Picture this scenario… Your hubby comes back from an epic touch rugby match with the guys, or your son comes home from a hard match at school. He walks in the door and all you can see are mud stains from head to toe. He is happy and tired, but all you can think about is ‘how am I going to get those mud stains out of those white shorts?’ We know moms and dads know the feeling, right?
Don’t let worry get in the way of fun, because with Surf Laundry Detergent, you’ve got mud stain removal covered. We’ve put together a little guide on how to remove mud stains from white clothes and other colours too, and what the best mud cleaner detergent is to use.
How to Get Mud Out of Clothes?
When it comes to getting dry mud and mud stains out of clothing, we recommend using the Surf Laundry Detergent range of products each time. Surf products are designed to remove tough stains like mud, grass, and blood. Surf contains enzymes that break down the proteins in dirt and stains, so they can be easily washed away.
How to Get Mud Out of White Clothes?
White clothes can often be the scariest part of mud removal, but do not fear because Surf is here. Here is what to do:
Allow the mud to dry and then use a scrubbing brush or old toothbrush to rub it down and remove any bits of loose dried mud.
Pre-treat the stained area with a mixture of Surf Laundry Detergent and water. One tablespoon of Surf Laundry Detergent and one tablespoon of water should make a good mixture. Pour it onto the stain and let it soak in for 10 – 15 minutes.
Wash the garment as normal by hand or in your washing machine using the directed amount of Surf Laundry Detergent again.
Allow to dry directly in the sun.
How to Get Mud out of Dark or Colour Clothes?
There is nothing you need to do differently when it comes to cleaning mud stains from darker or coloured clothing. The important steps are to remove any loose dried mud from the clothing, pre-treat first, and then wash as normal.
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Stain Removal Remedies to Try at Home
Keen to try a few at-home remedies as pre-treat mixtures for stains? Here are our top ideas for creating mud stain pre-treat mixtures with ingredients you most likely have in your kitchen cupboards now;
To clean mud stains from white clothes, try bleach. Pour a little chlorine bleach directly onto the stain and add Surf powder and give it a gentle rub with an old toothbrush. Allow it to soak in for a few minutes. Wash by hand as normal thereafter.
White vinegar is also your best friend when it comes to at-home remedies for stains on white clothing. Make a mix of equal parts white vinegar, water, and Surf washing powder. Pour onto the stain and allow it to soak in for 10 minutes. Wash as normal thereafter.
Surf Laundry Detergent has stains covered. So don’t worry the next time a family member comes home with stains on their clothes. Rather listen to the story of how they got them, and then rest assured because Surf has got you covered.
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