When it comes to stains, early action and pre-treatment are key. The quicker you treat a stain the more likely it will come out in the first wash.
- Scrape off any excess with a dull utensil like a spoon or butter knife
- If you’re out and about a need a quick fix, salt is great for absorbing any oil-based stains
- If you have detergent to hand, it’s best to soak the item in a tub of lukewarm water, then before putting it in the wash, drizzle laundry detergent directly on the stain
Wash on hot? Soak in cold? Before treating your stain have a quick read through this page to find out the best way to tackle your specific problem.
CAUTION Make sure to test a hidden area first because you risk bleaching or affecting the colour, this is especially true for a garment-dyed item as the colour is not as fast on this fabric.