Useful DIY tips for keeping your favourite shirts stain free

Having stains on the shirt is one of the most common problems that we face. People thing removing stains from shirts is a very tedious job but by using a bit of science and smart work it can be done effortlessly! So below listed are some of the stains and the remedies to remove them which will keep your shirts stain-free. Have a look, thank us later!

1. Tea Stains
There’s nothing to worry about if you have spoiled you shirt with tea stains rather than burning yourself. First things first, clean the stains with cold water. This helps it to come out the side it came in, rather than pushing it all the way through the material. After this take any old liquid detergent and rub it nicely on the stain and let is stand for minimum of five minutes. Soak the stain in cold water which is mixed with detergent then rinse the stain.

 

2. Red Wine
The red wine is made for drinking rather than creating stains on your shirt! But if unfortunately it happens then not to worry about. If the stain is fresh then soak it up by immediately sprinkling it with baking soda. Clean it with a damp clean cloth to absorb the wine. Don’t scrub or rub it. Next, as soon as possible, stretch the stained fabric over a large bowl or kettle, secure the fabric (a large rubber band is ideal) and apply a layer of salt to the stain and let it set for about five minutes. Carefully then pour hot boiling water over the stain. Accroding to experts to do this from eight inches above the stain so that it has enough power to flush it out properly. Lastly, pop it in the washing machine on the highest water heat possible.

 

3. Ink Stains
If you are tired of looking out for a solution to remove ink stains on your shirt, then your are at the right place. Firstly put a paper towel under the stain. However, the solution for all the ink stains are not the same but this is effective for most of it. Then rub it with some standard alcohol to the affected area. If the stains are larger then it should be done for almost fifteen words. Rub the stain with a paper until the stain is still transferred on the paper. Then rinse it with hot water.

 

4. Lipstick stains
As per experts, removing a lipstick stain is one of the most toughest stain to remove, but we are here to the rescue! First, take a dish detergent with grease-attacking properties and apply it to the back of the stain. Next, flip the garment over to stain side up. Carefully scrub the area using a clean toothbrush. Do not rinse the piece. Instead, put it in the washing machine on the gentle cycle and wash as normal.

5. Collar stains

Ever thought using a shampoo to the collar stains will result in guaranteed solution for removing collar stains? Yes, you read it right! Pour a little shampoo on the collars and allow it be there for 10-15 minutes and then rinse it thoroughly. Follow-up by laundering as usual. Experts say that using a shampoo specially used for treating oily hair will show the best results as its designed to break down body oils, grit and other stuff that transfers from skin to collar.