How To Remove Yellow Stains From Your Clothes

Arrrgghh! Again my white shirt got that yellow armpit sweat tinge, how to preserve it?

Well, these stains could be because of excess sweat, deodorant, coffee spill, pickles or any food that caused so. One thing that can also turn your white clothes in yellow is hard water. It fades and stains clothes due to excessive minerals. To get rid of it either you can opt for temporary solutions or get it permanently removed via a water softener installation. Wait are you thinking to buy one? Then read water softener reviews before you spend a big sum on buying a softening system.

White clothes are quite notorious when it comes to staining. Whether it is sweating, rusting or yellow spots they look nasty and dirty even after washing. Actually, it is difficult to get those stains off the clothes but not impossible.

Luckily you can remove yellow stubborn stains from clothes, shirt, bed sheets and pants through various methods. You can either bring store-bought cleaning products or opt for DIY solutions.

Removing Yellow Stains From Clothes At Home:

There are various ways to remove stains from your clothing. Either you can use store-bought products or make a DIY solution. Always choose the best for your clothing. Remember dark clothes should not be washed in the same manner as light clothes as it may cause permanent staining on them.

Store Bought Methods:

Store-bought products are easy to use and they specifically mention as stain removal experts. They are proven to be effective on yellow stains removal. Always follow the necessary instructions before you proceed with them.

Laundry detergents

There are many detergents in the market that are under stain removal label. This is the easiest way to get rid of yellow stains. Wash your clothes in the washing machine by adding these laundry detergents as you normally wash. You can find such detergents easily at online or nearby grocery stores.

Bleach

Bleach is a chemical that can remove any stains from the clothes. Apply bleach directly on the stained area and let it sit for a few minutes and then wash it with plain water. You can put bleach in your washing machine too while washing light clothes. (DO not use bleach on dark clothes. It is recommended only for light colors like white, off white etc). Bleach will remove color from cotton clothing but it may be harsh for silk.

Adding Bluing Agent to Laundry (White clothes)

Bluing agents has a slight hint of blue that combines with yellow stains making it white. Mix few drops of this agent in cold water and wash clothes as per given the instructions on the bottle and then toss them on your washing machine with regular detergent and the stain is vanished just like that.

Borax Powder

Borax is a natural mineral that removes stains, deodorizing and brightening them. Add 120 ml of borax liquid or powder along with detergent into your laundry and wash them. It will remove stains and odor simultaneously.

Rust Remover

Stains can be caused by rust also. There are many commercial products that are advertised under the rust removing the category. You can get it from the local store. Just add rust removing liquid and washing powder in the washing machine and soak them for five minutes later wash clothes with regular water.

Yellow Stains Removal with Common Household Items (DIY):

There are many items lying in your kitchen that are useful in removing yellow stains. These are effective and safe for your clothes. Being mild they cause less damage to the fabrics but always test them in a small portion of clothing before you apply it to the whole.

Vinegar

White vinegar being acidic acts both as a fabric softener and stain & odor remover. Simply add 1/4th cup of vinegar in the washing machine and rinse it later.

Another way is to add little vinegar and salt in a bucket of water and dip white clothes for about 30 minutes or more. Then wash it as usual.

  • Do not use vinegar with chlorine bleach.
  • Clothes like silk, rayon or acetate.

Lemon Juice

Apply pure lemon juice to the affected area directly and let it sit for the entire day. Next day wash it in the washing machine and you will notice the stain is gone.

Toothpaste

Yes, applying toothpaste directly to the stains brighten it. For this take a toothbrush and rub the area with toothpaste until the stain is lifted. Once there are no stains wash it with water.

Crushed Aspirin

Sounds weird, right! But trust me it works. Crush 3 to 4 aspirin tablets and add 120ml of hot water to form a paste. Apply this on the yellow stains and allow it to sit for 2 hours and so. Finally, wash it off with normal washing method.

Aspirin method works well because of salicylic acid which is similar to lemon juice and vinegar. Also, this has to be applied only on white clothes else it, ay discolor dark clothes.   

Conclusion:

Hope now even if your white clothes get stained you will not consider buying a new one. These will surely work for you. The only thing you need to keep in mind is always taking a patch test before any DIY’s. Good Day!

How to Clean Windows with a Pressure Washer

We are now living in a time where dust has started following us more than ever. It just does not seem to show us any mercy irrespective of us being at home or away from home for most of the day. It does not do us or the house we live in any good. However, being lucky people living in this technology-driven era, we are not exactly out of options. Well, technically we always have the good old-fashioned manual way where someone has to get on top of a stool or something and dust it off manually but who on earth has time to do that now? Besides, there is a good chance that you might end up hurting your self in the process.

This article is just for you so that you can up your game vs. the dust with minimum effort and maximum efficiency using none other than the pressure washer. You might have heard of this or at least seen this if you have been around when your car is being washed. Now hold on I know what you guys are thinking! How is the equipment used to wash cars going to help us wash windows? That’s precisely what we are going to break down today, so let’s get right to it without any further waiting.

What would I need?

  • A Pressure washer
  • Suitable soap or chemical

How to Clean Windows with a Pressure Washer

  1. Observe the surrounding environment
  2. Ensure that all windows are closed
  3. Set up the Pressure washer
  4. Start washing
  5. Observe the surrounding environment

The reason why observing the surrounding environment is the first step we suggest is because we understand that this is a house and not a place with just windows. There could be a pet living area close to the windows or flower pots or whatever it may be. We want to make sure our readers aren’t ignorant to avoid any unnecessary situations. Therefore, be advised that the soap that you are about to use in the pressure washer may contain chemicals

Ensure that all windows are closed

Many times people want to get over with the job ASAP but forgetting to check essential aspects such as these doubles the work. So, make sure that your windows are sealed and secured well. If you are unsure about a specific area, use an old piece of plastic or something as a deflector shield.

  1. Set Up the pressure washer
  2. Add a suitable amount of soap with the respective amount of water into the washer’s reservoir.
  3. Start washing
  4. Washing the window is broken down into 3 main parts,

First:- When washing the glass itself

Start off further away (because we don’t want too much water gushing in at high speed) and work your way slowly closer until you fell how much it can handle. Always wash it sideways and make sure not to keep the washer pointed in the same place for too long.

Second:- We do around the edges where the frame is

This part we do it carefully (avoiding glass as much as possible) since this is really where dust tends to get deposited a lot

Third and Finally:- Window seal

Now, this is the trickiest part cause most of the time the window seal wears off the most. Place the washer angled down so that it does not get too pressured. If the seal is located somewhere higher, you can’t reach make sure to get underneath the seal.

Conclusion

That concludes it. We hope you enjoyed our article and hopefully grabbed something out of it. Remember that not using these steps correctly may lead to adverse effects where you might damage your property by breaking the glass and worse it may even hurt you. We do not want that to happen to you so make sure you read these steps well and get a good understanding before you get started.

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