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Perspiration. Tips to remove Perspiration stains on clothes and fabric

Perspiration stains happen all the time in all types of clothes. When you are faced with a hot day, washing your clothes within a few hours is the best method for fighting perspiration stains because when you let it sit for a few days the deodorants, antiperspirants, and your sweat will break down the fabric over time. If you have problems with constant perspiration problems, you should try to change your deodorants, and wash your clothes often.

Older stains are most difficult to remove because they are heated in the dryer causing the stain to be most permanent.  If you are fighting an old stain on your clothing you can apply ammonia to the stained area and let it sit for a few hours to work on the stain and then move on to the pre treatment stage.

You can work out a perspiration stain using a pre treatment stain stick or spray and work it in with your fingers or a toothbrush gently. You can let this sit for about an hour and then move on to the next step.

When fighting a perspiration stain, apply generous amount of laundry detergent to the stained area. Rubbing the fabric together, using your fingers or a small soft brush will work well. Work out the stain rubbing the detergent over the stained area.

Using a bucket of water and a cup of bleach, soak the item over night if the fabric tag says that it can withstand the bleach use. If it is a lightly colored fabric, use all color fabric bleach instead of regular bleach.

Rinse good with a cool water and inspect the stain again. The stain should be gone or very light at this point.

If you still have a perspiration stain remaining, use a cup of white vinegar and four cups of water, soak the item again for a few hours, and then start from the pre treatment stage again.

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