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Is there a way to get a stain out onces its been through the dryer?

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Asked by Prayerpartner at 5:57 AM on Dec. 2, 2010 in Beauty & Style

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  • Depends on the stain. Depends on the fabric. I have done it.
    Use Oxyclean and borax and soak. Make a paste and apply directly to the stain.
    I have gotten stains out of old quilts.
    Perseverence and attention.

    Answer by tootoobusy at 6:50 AM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • Spray with Shout! Let sit a day then rewash. Repeat if necessary.

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 7:12 AM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • Make a paste with v inegar and baking soda. Take an old toothbrush and scrub the stain well, then let it sit for a while, then launder as usual.

    Answer by A.Perry at 10:24 AM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • i agree with tootoo, it depends on the stain and the fabric - i too have gotten some set stains out but have failed with others. i have an awesome all-purpose cleaner that does really well usually, i have even gotten spots out of second-hand clothing.

    Answer by annanonnymommy at 10:35 AM on Dec. 2, 2010

  • Yes but it takes a lot more work. If no other techniques work for me (and I try many) I will eventually try to bleach it. I've done it many, many times on just about every kind of material (even those you shouldn't bleach). I've only had a couple times it didn't work or made it worse. Most times, I'm pleased as punch with the results. And, if the garment is ruined and unwearable with the stain it really isn't going to hurt it to try bleach because it won't matter if it does make it worse, right? Just make sure to put the bleach directly into the wash water and let it get very mixed up before you put the garment in.

    Answer by DivaDynamite at 2:46 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • I love tide w/bleach alternative and use it as a stain remover. Good Luck


    Answer by mrsljamieson at 12:54 PM on Dec. 4, 2010

  • Not that I've ever tried.

    Answer by Averylee85 at 9:12 PM on Dec. 6, 2010

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