Stain Removal

Stain removal techniques can vary drastically depending on the type of stain and the stained surface. Learn stain removal techniques.

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Stain removal tools should be nearby in order to treat stains and spots when they occur. You should always have cleaning supplies and household products on hand. Learn about tools to remove stains.

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Stain removal techniques come in two basic types. You can use a stain remover that interacts with the stain chemically, or you can physically loosen or remove it from the surface. Learn stain removal techniques.

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Vegetables are good for your body but not for your household surfaces. Nutritious green and yellow plants can cause unsightly laundry stains. Follow these stain removal techniques to erase what veggies leave behind.

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Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the water you find out that even it can stain your household surfaces. Follow these stain removal tips to remove pesky water spots.

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As things age, they sometimes have a tendency to yellow, and while it is a lovely color, yellowing spots are anything but attractive. Follow these stain removal tips to erase those buttery blemishes.

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Steak, barbeque and spaghetti owe a lot of their delicious flavor to their respective sauces. Follow these stain removal tips to eliminate these tasty toppings from your inedible household surfaces.

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Worcestershire and soy sauces are condiments often used to flavor meat. Unfortunately, both liquids leave unsightly laundry stains. Follow these stain removal tips to kick these spots to the curb.

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Smoke stains are serious business, whether they're the result of a burned dinner or a house fire. Follow these stain removal tips to remove any trace from your household surfaces.

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Soap is supposed to be a cleaning agent, but if you get it on the wrong surface it can quickly become a staining agent. Follow these stain removal tips to clean up soap spots.

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Whether hot or cold, served as a side or alone, soup is a tasty treat. These stain removal techniques will help you leave the liquid where it belongs -- at the table.

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Maple and corn syrups are packed with sugary goodness. While they are great additions to food, they're not welcome on clothing, where they cause laundry stains. Follow these stain removal tips to remove sticky spots.

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Tomato juice and tomato sauce are essential ingredients in many dishes. Unfortunately, they also leave unsightly laundry stains. Follow these stain removal tips to erase tomato spots from your household surfaces.

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Unknown stains are tricky. How do you remove a spot or stain if you can't even identify it? These stain removal techniques will help you conquer your fear of the unknown.

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Perspiration is the body's way of cooling itself. What's not cool are the laundry stains it can leave behind. Follow these stain removal tips to erase unsightly sweat stains.

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When iron starts to corrode, it forms rust, a substance that often leaves behind unsightly brownish stains. Check out our stain removal tips to give your household surfaces a clean start.

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Without dressing, a salad is just a pile of lettuce. But you don't want dressing to be an accessory for clothing or furniture. Learn stain removal tips to remove this creamy condiment from household surfaces.

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Without an oily dressing, a salad is just a pile of lettuce. But you don't want it to be an accessory on clothing or surfaces. Learn ways to remove oily salad dressing from household surfaces.

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Hair spray stains may cause you to lose your temper. When you lose your grip of the can getting ready, remember it's possible to remove hair spray from surfaces. Learn to remove hair spray stains.

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Heel marks mar the beauty of your floor. But with the right cleanup tips, you'll be able to easily erase those pesky black marks from any surface. Learn how to remove heel marks

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Ice cream stains can be a subtle hint to avoid sweets. Follow some tried-and-true methods of cleaning that gloppy mess from your clothes and from any surface. Learn to remove ice cream stains.

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Stamp pad, ballpoint pen, and ink stains can turn a triumphant moment at the office into a humiliating experience in front of your boss. Learn to remove various ink stains.

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Someone has accidentally swiped you with their cigarette and now you're facing an ugly stain. No need for smoke to come out of your ears. Follow these stain removal tips to erase nicotine stains.

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Oil stains are smooth operators; they can sneak up on you and cause laundry stains when you least expect them. Follow these stain removal tips to erase these slick spots.

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Oranges are a delicious sweet treat and are great for your health, but they're not so hot for your household surfaces. Learn stain removal tips to eliminate any sign of this citrus fruit.

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Cleaning your oven isn't fun, but the job is made even worse if a household surface winds up with an oven cleaner stain. Learn stain removal tips to save non-oven surfaces from this cleanser.

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