Have you ever imagined why we are so much keen on keeping our Facebook profiles intact with recent photographs and status updates? With each passing time, we are becoming more and more self-conscious on the way we look, the clothes we wear and the gadgets we own. We are always competing with others, in an urge to supersede them in every way possible. We have become socially aware of the things; we need the most which will set a standard for ourselves. In our attempt to be the best, we are also getting brand conscious and go for expensive clothing and fashion accessories. We become super-possessive of the clothes we wear and stains become a concern. We can try some DIYs that can serve fruitful and give us satisfactory results.
Stain Removal DIYs
If we go down memory lane, we can think of our grandmothers getting busy with many types of DIYs like making a rug out of rags, photoframes with cardboard and mufflers out of left over wool. With changing times, we became more acquainted with ready made home decor items and fancy rugs available in the market. DIY or 'Do It Yourself' tasks are more of an adventure to many but not when it comes to stain removal.
Here are five simple DIYs to remove stains from clothes:-
1. Salt and Alcohol- Alcohol is not just for drinking, it can also be a part of your DIY to remove grease and oil stains. A perfect concoction of salt and alcohol in a ratio of 1:4, can work as a homemade stain remover.
2. White Vinegar for Stain Removal– Half a cup of Vinegar will be enough for rinsing clothes in your washing machine. This DIY works well to make the clothes look brighter after the wash. It will also work on perfume stains visible under the armpits.
3. Soda Water on Stains- Soda water prevents stains at the first place. Just take some of it from the bottle and pour over the spill. It will help loosen the stain, which will not settle down over the fabric. Later on give a good wash to the clothing to see the final outcome.
4. Electric Iron for Wax Stain Removal- Ironing off wax stains is a great DIY that you can try. Just cover the wax stains with paper towels and iron it over to let the wax melt on its own. So the next time you stick candles on furniture or railings, need not worry of the stains as it will go away with this DIY.
5. Lemon on Whites- Lemon is best known for its efficacy to remove stains on your precious white clothing. You just need to squeeze out a few drops of lemon directly over the stain, leave it for some time before putting into the washing machine.
All these DIYs can help fight off stains and you can try them as remedial measures. For quick and good results, follow these easy to do DIYs stain before the usual washing.