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7 Nifty Tutorials That Will Help You Get Every Kind Of Stain Out

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1. Pick up grease stains with a bit of dish soap.

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Pre-treat the stain by using an old toothbrush to rub soap into the fibers of the of clothes, then toss it directly into the washing machine. The stain should lift right out.

Watch the full how-to video here.

2. Pour rubbing alcohol onto paint stains and scrub.

Rubbing alcohol should work to remove paint stains from most surfaces, even after the stain has set. Watch the full how-to here.
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Rubbing alcohol should work to remove paint stains from most surfaces, even after the stain has set.

Watch the full how-to here.

3. Soak up foundation with baking soda and a wet toothbrush.

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You might want to let the paste sit for an hour to make sure the baking soda soaks up all the oils.

See how to get out other makeup stains here.

4. Mop up a coffee stain with vinegar and baking soda.

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A vinegar-baking soda combo works to pick up a bunch of different stains.

See how to pick up a few more stains here.

5. Pick up a carpet spill with a mixture of white vinegar, water, and dish soap.

Mix an equal amount of vinegar and water with a touch of dish soap. Dip a dish rag in this combo and use it to blot at the stain. Keep blotting until the stain disappears. Pour a bit of water on the spot and let it dry. See how to do it here.
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Mix an equal amount of vinegar and water with a touch of dish soap. Dip a dish rag in this combo and use it to blot at the stain. Keep blotting until the stain disappears. Pour a bit of water on the spot and let it dry.

See how to do it here.

6. Press an iron on top of a paper towel to pick up candle wax.

The heat from the iron will melt the wax and the paper towel will absorb it. Watch the tutorial here.
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The heat from the iron will melt the wax and the paper towel will absorb it.

Watch the tutorial here.

7. Soak white underwear in hydrogen peroxide if your period came a day early.

Hydrogen peroxide can soak up fresh blood, but if the stain has already set, try soaking it in a paste of unseasoned meat tenderizer and water. Watch this tutorial to learn how to get out other period stains.
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Hydrogen peroxide can soak up fresh blood, but if the stain has already set, try soaking it in a paste of unseasoned meat tenderizer and water.

Watch this tutorial to learn how to get out other period stains.

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