Wood is a beautiful material that has been used to build furniture for centuries. But, wood stains are not always pretty and can easily ruin your clothes.
Hydrogen Peroxide, vinegar and ammonia are a few home remedies that can be used for the removal of wood stains from clothes.
Here are 3 simple remedies to remove wood stains from your clothes–
Use VinegarUse white vinegar mixed with water when removing wood stain from clothes. You can also use lemon juice if you do not have any vinegar around the house. Just spray the mixture on a clean cloth or sponge and then rub it on the stained area of your clothing.
The acidity in both ingredients is strong enough to break down most types of wood stains so be careful about staining your skin as well.
01. Dishwashing Soap and Ammonia
This is a non-toxic effective method to remove wood stain from clothes. Take one-fourth cup of ammonia, a teaspoon of dishwashing soap and two cups of warm water and mix them. Take a clean white rag and dip it into the stain remover.
Rub the stained area gently with this to remove the stains. Ensure to cover the area with an absorbent cloth when you apply them so they don’t seep through and cause damage to surrounding areas.
If you are looking for a natural alternative to typical stain removers, hydrogen peroxide may be your answer. It contains bleaching properties that will help remove stubborn wood stains from clothing.
Make an equal amount of water and hydrogen peroxide (3% works best). Soak the dirty fabric in the mixture overnight or at least six hours before washing as usual like normal laundry loads. The oxygen bleach found in hydrogen peroxide actually helps break down oils present in the stain.
Wood stain comes in many different colors so you will have to do some experimentation to find out what works best on your particular stain.
This process takes time but it’s definitely worth it if you want your clothes looking good as brand new again!