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How to get Blood out of Clothes & sheets?

I've soaked it in Cold Water, pretreated with Shout, Diluted Bleech any Detergents I have, Made a Dry & wet paste out of detergents. Including Dry Dish washing soap. Oxi Clean Etc.. Even hydrogen peroxide. My DH cuts himself & doesn't know it! I've been Bleeding for over 6+ long Heavy Weeks... So Blood gets on things on top of Everything Else! My old Washer is Broken yet works sometimes! Its 26 Years old! But we're jobless & down on our Luck! So I have to Save & reuse & keep Everything old its all we have to get us by... So any Good Tips.. Would be Greatly appreciated! Thank you in advacne!

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Angellinda

Asked by Angellinda at 1:25 PM on Jul. 25, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • I like "Whisk Away" by Wink - in the laundry aisle at the store. It's taken out dried blood, chocolate, even grass stains and grease.
    BearsMommy

    Answer by BearsMommy at 1:31 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • I have the best luck getting blood out of anything if I immediately put it in cold water and rub plain old soap like you wash your face with, Dove or Ivory, something like that, all into the stain and scrub it on my hands until it comes out. Then wash it as you usually would.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 1:45 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • This sounds a little gross, but it works. Your own saliva will remove your blood. Spit on the blood and let it sit for a while before washing. It only works for your own blood. Hydrogen Peroxide will often remove blood also, if you are dealing with someone else's blood or a large are.
    Marwill

    Answer by Marwill at 1:46 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Rubbing alcohol, I used to get blood on my scrubs daily and the only thing that worked was soaking in rubbing alcohol and the washing
    kirsty_mcgrail

    Answer by kirsty_mcgrail at 1:55 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Hydrogen peroxide has always worked for my nursing uniforms. What I do is pour the peroxide onto the stain, wait for it to finish foaming, then rinse with water. Repeat until fresh peroxide poured on the stain won't foam. Be sure to rinse with water - peroxide will weaken the material if you don't. After that, I treat it with whatever stain remover I have around and wash in cold water. Works like a charm!
    katiemomNY

    Answer by katiemomNY at 6:10 PM on Jul. 25, 2009

  • Six weeks!! After ten days, you should have been in a doctors office
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:30 AM on Jul. 26, 2009

  • A friend of mine got me hooked on this new eco-friendly stain remover called Winning Colours Stain Remover and it works on every stain I have had so far. I went to their website to find a store near me and used their store locator. Here is the link: http://winningbrandscorporation.com/store_locator.htm

    You might enjoy seeing these videos too to see what it can do (the first one is removing a blood stain): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weJ8dKF3mfU , http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W3dQBCP4e24 and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXmQIyYxtmw
    JulieB34

    Answer by JulieB34 at 12:09 AM on Dec. 28, 2009

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