Getting By

No matter how hard one tries, it seems like stains on your clothes are inevitable and it is a constant battle in trying to get them out. The key to stain removal is to catch and treat the stains before they go through the washing machine and, most importantly, before drying. Quick and cautious stain removal will keep clothes in wearable condition longer and helps reduce clothing costs.

The fiber content and the suggested care of the fabric will determine how you should approach removing stains. The following information is applicable to washable fabrics only. If a garment is dry-clean only, bl...