Red Wine Stain Removal from Clothing

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How do I remove red wine stains?

Red Wine Stain Removal from Clothing

There are a few things you can try to remove red wine from clothing. If the stains are fresh, you can saturate them with club soda, then wash. Or, you can apply a mixture of dishwashing liquid and vinegar. This is safe on all washable fabrics. Or, if your fabric is shrinkproof, place it in a pot containing enough milk to cover the stain, bring to a boil, remove from heat, and let sit until the stain has disappeared.

   

Comments

7/28/2007 8:43:14 PM
Donna said:

Hydrogen Peroxide in a spray bottle does a great job


7/29/2007 6:47:31 AM
stacey said:

Very helpful tips! The stain came off even the next day I washed it.


1/4/2009 7:18:42 AM
Laura said:

I spilled a lot of red wine and the absolute best solution is to put some OxyClean in a bucket of hot water and soak until the stain disappears - it always works, even if the stain is over a week old.


1/4/2009 4:53:36 PM
Jim said:

To get a red wine stain out of a white cotton sweater, I scoured with salt, soda, vinegar, blotted it all out, used a popular stain stick, washed it out, and I can't tell now which side the stain was on in the first place.


1/6/2009 1:22:03 PM
Osalt said:

Oxi Clean will work great on fresh red wine stains on clothing, carpet or upholstry. Let it soak overnight for best results.


1/8/2009 5:33:03 PM
doowankus said:

Great tip. I have a wine soaked shirt that I am going to try it on.


1/9/2009 12:51:46 PM
Dan said:

One of the most effective ways to remove red wine stains, believe it or not is with white wine.


1/11/2009 6:18:48 AM
ac said:

You can also cover the stain with table salt, or use white wine to counteract the red color


4/26/2009 12:08:09 AM
Jay said:

I tried the vinegar and dish washing liquid - turned the stain to blue - then tried the boiling it in milk and it WORKED GREAT!! Thanks.


5/8/2009 10:44:27 PM
Rhonda said:

I rinsed with cold water first and the red turned blue. After applying the dishwahing liquid and vinegar the red returned. Stain did not go away.




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