Sure has happened to us that we stumbled upon a glass of wine in a meeting and we get a stain on our clothes. Wine stains may be a little difficult to remove and depending on the type of fabric you must use different methods.
- For dry wine stains you should leave the stain to soak in some warm milk until you see how it disappears. Then you can wash the garment as you usually do.
- For fresh wine stains: pour some salt on them and then proceed to wash the garment with soap and water.
- To get rid of white wine stains there are several options: If it is a thick fabric, you can wash it with warm water and soap, if it is a more delicate fabric you can rub it with alcohol before wetting it. You can also put a splash of lemon juice or fine salt.
- To remove red wine stains on tablecloths fabric, rub them with white wine.
- For red wine stains on shirts or blouses, you can can rub them with cold water mixed with a touch of ammonia. A second option is to mix liquid soap with peroxide and apply it to the stain.
- To remove wine stains on carpets: Dissolve 1 tablespoon of detergent and 1 tablespoon of ammonia in a glass of warm water. Dampen a sponge with the mix and then rub the stain. Finally rinse with water and vinegar and let dry.
- To remove red wine stains on marble: Use a damp cloth if it is fresh and if it is dry, mix a splash of bleach with a some water to clean.
- To clean red wine stains on the walls, whether they are painted or papered, you can clean with white wine and finish with hydrogen peroxide diluted in water.
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