Mustard stain removal can be difficult for several reasons, including that mustard stains set very quickly, they are generally bright in color, and there are lots of variable ingredients in different types of mustard.
The variable ingredients in mustards means that there is not a one size fits all cure for mustard stains.
Instead, below are general instructions for how to remove mustard stains from your clothing, upholstery and carpet, with some additional alternative instructions if your first stain removal actions don't work as well as you hoped.
In addition, as with most stains, the quicker you begin treating the stain the easier it will be to remove from items in your home or on your clothes.
Step 1: Scrape off any excess mustard from the fabric.
Step 2: Run the fabric, inside out, under the cold water to flush out as much of the condiment as possible.
Hint: Make sure the stain is gone after washing, but before you place in the dryer or you may set it. Repeat if necessary. Continue on with these additional instructions if this method does not work.
Step 5: Rub glycerin into the spot with a soft brush or your fingers, and let it sit for approximately 15 minutes.
Step 6: Rinse the stained fabric off with cool water.
Step 7: Repeat step 4, and relaunder the item.
You may also find these tips for how to remove these spots from clothing helpful. The videos and other instructions on the page give more home remedies and ideas for getting rid of these sometimes difficult to remove spots.
Step 1: Scrape off any excess mustard from the upholstery, being careful not to spread the stain further.
Step 2: Mix a solution of two cups cool water and one tablespoon dishwashing liquid.
Step 3: Using this solution, sponge the stain from the mustard with a clean white cloth.
Step 4: Next, blot at the stain until the liquid is absorbed.
Step 5: Repeat steps 3-4 until the mustard stain is removed from the upholstery.
Step 6: Now that the stain is removed you should get plain cold water and a new white cloth and sponge the area to remove the cleaning solution, and then blot dry.
Hint: Be sure to get the upholstery only as wet as necessary to remove the stain from the mustard.
You can get more information on how to clean upholstery here.
The instructions for mustard stain removal from carpet is the same as for upholstery.
However, if you don't have luck with the stain removal method above you can also do something additional with the carpet stain, which is to mix a solution of one tablespoon of ammonia with two cups warm water, to use as a stain removal solution.
Do you have your own stain removal tip for removing stains from mustard? If so, submit your tip here, or read others tips already submitted by others.
Are you a stain magnet like me? If so, check out the A to Z Stain Removal Guide which gives directions for how to remove over 100 types of stains from all kinds of surfaces.
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CAUTION: This website is provided for informational purposes only. It is provided as is, without warranties or guarantees. Some stains and messes just won't come out, and are permanent. Further, some cleaning methods can harm your item, so if what you want to clean or launder is sentimental or expensive call a professional. See disclaimer of liability for more information.
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