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No matter what you spilled on your clothes or furnishings, we can tell you how to get it out.
You Will Need
- A sink or basin
- Some cool water
- A mild, delicate-wash detergent
- At least 1 clean, light-colored towel
- And a place to dry the garment
- And some white vinegar (optional) (optional) (optional)
Check the "proper care" label of the garment for any specific instructions.
Fill the sink or basin with cool water.
Add just enough detergent.
Add just enough detergent to cover the surface of the water.
Swirl the water with your hand to make sure the detergent is fully dissolved.
Immerse the article in the water.
Work in the suds
Gently swirl and squeeze the clothing, working the suds through. Don't pull, stretch, or wring the fabric.
Allow the garment to soak for 2 to 5 minutes.
Squeeze water out
Gently squeeze the excess water out of the garment--but don't wring or twist it. Drain the sink or basin.
Refill the sink or basin with fresh water, and swirl the item around to rinse.
Continue draining the soapy water, refilling it with fresh water, and swirling the item until there are no more suds in the water.
Transfer to towel
After your final rinse, lift the garment, gently squeeze out the excess water, and transfer it to a flat towel.
Roll up towel
Roll the towel up with the article inside, pressing on it gently to soak up more water.
Hang or reshape
Hang up the item if it won't stretch, or, in the case of knits that need to be reshaped, place it on a dry towel and arrange it to its original shape.