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Stain Buster — Curry

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Fabric

Rub glycerine into the stain with your fingertips and let it sit for a few minutes. Rinse with cool water. Wash on the hottest possible setting, adding bleach if safe for the fabric.

OR

Pretreat with a prewash stain remover. Wash using bleach, if safe for the fabric, or hydrogen peroxide. If the stain persists, soak in a solution of one part hydrogen peroxide to nine parts cold water for at least 30 minutes. Rinse, and then wash again.

 

Upholstery

Mix one tablespoon of washing up liquid and one tablespoon of white vinegar with two cups of cool water. With a clean white cloth, sponge the stain with the detergent/vinegar solution. Leave it on for at least 30 minutes, blotting every five minutes with a clean white cloth and more solution. Sponge with cool water and blot until the liquid is absorbed. Sponge the stain with surgical spirit and blot to remove the stain. Sponge with water and blot until the liquid is absorbed.

If the stain remains, mix one teaspoon of washing up liquid and one tablespoon of ammonia (warning: never mix bleach and ammonia – the resulting fumes are hazardous) with two cups of cool water. Sponge the stain with the detergent/ammonia solution. Leave it on the stain for at least 30 minutes, blotting every five minutes with a clean white cloth and more solution. Sponge with cold water and blot dry.

 

Carpet

Mix one tablespoon of washing up liquid and one tablespoon of white vinegar with two cups of warm water. Using a clean white cloth, sponge the stain with the detergent/vinegar solution. Blot frequently with a dry cloth until the stain disappears. Sponge with plain water and blot until the liquid is absorbed. Sponge the stain with surgical spirit and blot to remove the stain. Sponge with water and blot until the liquid is absorbed.

If the stain remains, mix one teaspoon of washing up liquid and one tablespoon of ammonia with two cups of warm water. Sponge the stain with the detergent/ammonia solution. Leave it on the for at least 30 minutes, blotting every five minutes with a clean white cloth and more solution. Sponge with cold water and blot dry.

 

 

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