Shoe Polish Stains

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How do I remove shoe polish stains from clothing?

Shoe Polish Stains

If you have stained your clothing with shoe polish, there is a chance that the stain can be removed. Before you throw away a good clothing item, try this quick and easy remedy.

•Mix two parts of water with one part of rubbing alcohol for colored fabrics.

•Pour straight alcohol into a small bowl for white fabrics.

•Saturate a soft cloth with the liquid and wet the shoe polish stain.

•Rub gently in a circular motion.

•Lay the garment in the sun to dry.

•Repeat as needed.



8/6/2007 12:07:08 PM
Chris Lawson said:

This method removed all but the most stubborn polish stains. It saved the day! Thank you.

11/28/2008 12:06:47 PM
Julia said:

I dripped black shoe polish on a silk oriental rug. I put hydrogyn peroxide on a cotton cloth and rubbed gently. Remarkable, the stain came out, and it was there for a week. So happy.

5/19/2009 5:51:06 PM
dbt said:

Great hint!
I will definitely try it!


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