Removing Dirt Stains From Clothes - A Video
Below I've gathered a couple tips for removing dirt stains from clothes.
The first of these is a video. The methods suggested include using either a solution of laundry detergent and water or in the alternative, to use a solution of
For either method they suggest
the clothing prior to washing it.
The ratio for the solutions is as follows:
Liquid laundry detergent solution: 1 cup water + 1 tablespoon
liquid laundry detergent
one with enzymes
, although the video does not mention this)
Ammonia solution: 1 cup water + 1 tablespoon of ammonia (I suggest the non-scented, non-sudsing kind, although the video does not mention this either)
Here's the video for full details:
Please note that if you also have grass stains on your clothing, you should follow the instructions for
how to remove grass stains
, which will most likely also remove the dirt stain at the same time.
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, telling me how you remove these types of stains, or read lots of other tips already submitted.
You can also read my tips for removing these stains from clothing, upholstery and carpet
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My Method For Removing Red Dirt Stains & Grass From Baseball Pants
Melissa says: Murphy's Oil Soap
is a fantastic stain removal aid on clothes.
I mix a little with some De-Solv-it (or other citrus based stain remover like
or such) and spray on stain.
Let it sit about 15 min, scrub the stain then spray a little extra on if needed. Work the stain some more.
Launder in hottest water possible.
if possible or color bleach or
oxi type powder
This works great on red dirt and
on baseball pants which is how I discovered it.
It is much better than
and smells LOADS better than Iron Out!
Thanks for this tip Melissa.
So I'd love to hear how even more readers remove dirt spots from clothes. You can
share your tips here
and I'll add them to the page.
You can either recommend products or home remedies that have worked for you!
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