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What do you do for red dirt stained clothes, before washing them?

Are there any pre-treating tricks to do before the main wash? I only ask, because I live in red dirt country.

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BirthMomof2

Asked by BirthMomof2 at 10:53 PM on Oct. 22, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • Oxy Clean. Phels Naptha soap, Shout Gel.
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:57 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • those areod, the oxi clean -- or just pour detergent ON the stains and rub to pre treat then wash in WARm water, add a little bleach too when water is high whatever color they are
    silverelf

    Answer by silverelf at 11:00 PM on Oct. 22, 2010

  • I don't have to deal with red dirt, but when my kids clothes are extra dirty from playing outside I'll run an extra wash - usually without soap, then wash again with. Then if they're still stained/dirty I'll spray them down with a pretreater or I'll soak them in the washer (run a wash cycle but open the lid) with a good clothing-safe all purpose cleaner, then finish washing them after an hour or so.
    4time-mom

    Answer by 4time-mom at 1:05 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

  • Oxy-clean
    tootoobusy

    Answer by tootoobusy at 8:48 PM on Oct. 23, 2010

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