How to Remove Dye Stains

Dye stains are probably one of the most difficult to clean stains so, if you have to deal with such sorts of spots you have to do your homework first to know which is the best way to get rid of them as effectively as possible. These stains usually appear after hair dyeing. Unfortunately, sometimes it does not matter how careful you are while making yourself pretty, because after you are done with the dying procedure there are always a few stains left on your floors, carpets or clothes.

So, I am pretty sure that the first idea that comes in your mind while seeing a dye stain is about some commercial detergent in the store. Well, actually you are not on the wrong way, but if you have to deal with such sorts of stains you need to act immediately to get the wanted results! And if you wait until your boyfriend come back from work to bring you the detergent, then it could be too late to clean up the dye. Therefore, here, our London cleaning professionals will give you a few tips how to remove dye stains. Following them you may accomplish your goal, without wondering how to save money for a new carpet.

1. Begin by examining the affected areas. It is important to know what type of fabric the stained area is made of. If you are dealing with dye stains on clothing, then you have to check the care label instructions first. On the tag you will find information about the type of fabric, as well. And remember: the sooner you start cleaning the stains, the bigger is the chance of cleaning them effectively. When you know the type of fabric, you have to select the best stain remover for the purpose. Cleaners London advise to make sure that the stain remover will not damage the colour of the fabric. If the garment is white, then you can use a bleach-based stain remover to remove the dye stains.

2. Once, you have your stain remover, apply it to the stained area and let it sit for about 5 minutes. Then wash the garment as usual by following the instructions. Repeat if necessary. Then, spray a small amount of your hairspray over the stain and let it dry. Prepare a mixture of ½ white vinegar and ½ detergent and apply to the affected area. To complete the process, cleaning London experts advise to remove the mixture with cold water. Wash the garment as usual.


February 23, 2012 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning, Home & Family, Home Improvement

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