Stain Removal Blog: A Mom's Guide To House Cleaning, Laundry And Stains

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This blog, and the site as a whole, is your one stop guide to just about anything you'd like to know about house cleaning tips, laundry tips, stain removal from various surfaces, and other household remedies and hints.

On the site you'll find lots of articles, tips, product reviews and more, all designed to help you figure out the simplest and most effective ways to deal with all of your cleaning tasks, both common and unusual, so you can have time for all the other parts of your life!

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The Latest Articles On Stain Removal 101

Peanut Butter Stain Removal Guide

Peanut Butter Stain Removal Guide
Peanut butter stain removal techniques are essential if you've got kids, with all that peanut butter that seems to get everywhere when you serve them a quick lunch of PB&J.

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Olive Oil Stain Removal Guide

Olive Oil Stain Removal Guide
Olive oil stain removal can be difficult, unless you know the right techniques.

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Clean Artificial Flowers With Salt

Clean Artificial Flowers With Salt
Below is a quick tip for how to clean artificial flowers.

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Kitchen Cleaner Reviews

Kitchen Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of over 30 kitchen cleaner reviews to find out which products work best for cleaning your kitchen surfaces, and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Iodine Stain Removal Guide

Iodine Stain Removal Guide
You may need iodine stain removal tips and techniques when you accidentally spill this liquid on your clothes, the chair or the carpet when applying it to a cut.

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Ultimate Guide To HE Laundry Detergent & Other High Efficiency Laundry Supplies

Ultimate Guide To HE Laundry Detergent & Other High Efficiency Laundry Supplies
Here is the ultimate guide to HE laundry detergent and other high efficiency laundry supplies, to make sure you know what's needed about these commonly found products.

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How To Remove Grape Juice Stains

How To Remove Grape Juice Stains
Learn how to remove grape juice stains from fabric, upholstery and carpet with these step by step instructions.

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How To Remove Cough Syrup & Medicine Stains

Remove Cough Syrup & Medicine Stains
Here are step by step instructions for removing cough syrup and medicine stains from clothing, upholstery and carpet.

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How To Clean Kitchen Sinks

How To Clean Kitchen Sinks
Below are tips for how to clean kitchen sinks, whether stainless steel or porcelain. You can also share your own tips too.

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Downy Unstopables Reviews: Caused Allergic Reactions

Downy Unstopables Reviews
Read reviews and experiences of people who have shared how the strong scent of Downy Unstopables caused an allergic reaction.

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Hardwood Floor Cleaners Reviews

Hardwood Floor Cleaners Reviews
Here is a round up of hardwood floor cleaners reviews, including both specialty products and general wood cleaners, to find out which products work best, and which should stay on the store shelf.

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How To Remove Cherry Stains Including Black Cherry & Cherry Juice

How To Remove Cherry Stains
Learning to remove cherry stains is important after someone drops a piece of cherry pie on their clothes, the couch or even the carpet.

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Duggar Laundry Soap Recipe

Duggar Laundry Soap Recipe
The Duggar family is famous for many things, and one of them is their Duggar laundry soap recipe.

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Homemade Car Wash Soap Recipe

Homemade Car Wash Soap Recipe
Here are a couple of homemade car wash soap recipes you can use to keep your auto clean for less.

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Antibacterial & Disinfecting Wipes Reviews

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Here is a round up of antibacterial and disinfecting wipes reviews for cleaning your kitchen, bathroom and rest of your home, for convenience and also to sanitize surfaces.

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How To Remove Yogurt Stains

How To Remove Yogurt Stains
Here's how to remove yogurt stains from your clothes, upholstery and carpet, with step by step instructions.

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Tips For Cleaning & Washing Bath Mats

Tips For Cleaning & Washing Bath Mats
Here are instructions and tips for cleaning and washing bath mats and rugs, so they stay fresh, dry and fluffy, and the bathroom looks and smells great.

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Upholstery Cleaners & Stain Remover Reviews

Upholstery Cleaners & Stain Remover Reviews
Here is a round up of reviews of upholstery cleaners and stain removers, so you can find the best one for you to clean upholstered furniture. In addition, share your own opinions, rating and experiences.

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Tabasco Sauce Stain Removal Guide

Tabasco Sauce Stain Removal Guide
Need some Tabasco Sauce stain removal tips? You've come to the right place.

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Getting Rid Of Coffee And Tea Stain Rings In Mugs

Getting Rid Of Coffee And Tea Stain Rings In Mugs
Here are tips for how to remove coffee and tea rings in mugs and cups.

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Natural Dishwashing Liquid Reviews

Natural Dishwashing Liquid Reviews
Here is a round up of natural dishwashing liquid reviews to find the best eco-friendly product for washing dishes, and pots and pans by hand, as well as for use in homemade cleaning product recipes.

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Raspberry Stain Removal Guide

Raspberry Stain Removal Guide
A raspberry stain can happen faster than you think, sometimes when these pieces of fruit just barely touch your fabric, upholstery or carpet.

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20 Quick Cleaning Tasks {Each Will Take 5 Minutes Or Less}

20 Quick Cleaning Tasks
If you've only got a few minutes you can still accomplish a lot by doing some of these quick cleaning tasks around your home, each of which take 5 minutes or less.

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OdoBan Reviews & Uses: For Lots Of Household Surfaces

OdoBan Reviews & Uses
I've provided lots of OdoBan Odor Eliminator reviews and uses for all around your home, for lots of household surfaces, including both washable and other surfaces.

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How To Clean Up Nail Polish On Carpet

How To Clean Up Nail Polish On Carpet
I've compiled tips and tricks for how to clean up and remove nail polish on carpet, such as when you've accidentally spilled or dripped some while applying it to your nails.

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Magic Eraser Uses In My Home And Tips For Use

Magic Eraser Uses
There are many Magic Eraser uses for in and around your home. Read how others have used this versatile cleaning tool in their homes, to give you some ideas for how you can use it too.

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Laundry Detergent Allergy Symptoms And The Cure

Laundry Detergent Allergy Symptoms And The Cure
Do you suffer from a laundry detergent allergy, or think you might have suffered an allergic reaction to laundry supplies, such as soap or other products? Find out the symptoms of this allergy, and how to fix it here.

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Ketchup Stain Removal Guide

Ketchup Stain Removal Guide
Ketchup stain removal techniques are necessary skills to master if you or your family members love ketchup, like some of my family do.

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Jelly Stain Removal Guide

Jelly Stain Removal Guide
You will love these jelly stain removal tips once you have kids, and if you do already have them I bet you'll love them even more.

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Orange Juice Stain Removal Guide

Orange Juice Stain Removal Guide
Orange juice stain removal is important when you or your child accidentally spills that orange juice all over themselves, the chair and the carpet.

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Laundry Detergent Brand Reviews

Laundry Detergent Brand Reviews
Here is a round up of laundry detergent brand reviews, including both popular and more obscure and harder to find varieties, so you can find the best detergent for your laundry.

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Oil Stain Removal Guide

Oil Stain Removal Guide
Here are tips and techniques for oil stain removal from clothing, fabric, upholstery and carpet with step by step instructions.

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Tea Stain Removal Guide

Tea Stain Removal Guide
Tea stain removal may become necessary when you spill that iced tea down the front of your shirt, or that hot black tea onto the living room sofa or carpet.

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Natural Bathroom Cleaner Reviews

Natural Bathroom Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of natural bathroom cleaner reviews to help you keep this room clean in an eco-friendly way. Find out which ones work best, or share your own opinions.

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How To Clean Drapes & Curtains

How To Clean Drapes & Curtains
Here are instructions for how to clean drapes and curtains of many varieties, to remove dust and soil and return them to looking great once again, without damage.

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Top 7 Uses For Vinegar For Laundry

Top 7 Uses For Vinegar For Laundry
Here are the top 7 uses for vinegar for laundry, for such uses as stain removal, fabric softener, odor removal and more.

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General Purpose Cleaner Reviews

General Purpose Cleaner Reviews
Round up of over 35 general purpose cleaner reviews to find out which products work best for general and all purpose cleaning, and which should stay on the store shelf.

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How To Clean Sponge In Microwave

How To Clean Sponge In Microwave
Here are tips and ideas for how to disinfect and clean a sponge so you can use it longer, keep it from getting smelly and stinky, and not fear you're spreading germs around when using it.

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Bleach Uses For Cleaning, Laundry & Stain Removal

Bleach Uses For Cleaning, Laundry & Stain Removal
There are many bleach uses in your home, for cleaning, laundry and stain removal, but you need to use the right bleach for the right job. Here is a round up of uses for color, oxygen and chlorine bleach.

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Washing Clothes Temperature Guide: How To Choose The Best Water Temperature For Your Laundry

Washing Clothes Temperature Guide
Here is the ultimate washing clothes temperature guide, so you know how to choose the best water temperature for your laundry to get it clean, keep it from being damaged, and conserve energy.

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Disposable Cleaning Wipes Reviews

Disposable Cleaning Wipes Reviews
Here is a round up of disposable cleaning wipes reviews to find out which products work best for cleaning areas of your home with ease and convenience.

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Best Natural Homemade Ant Killer Recipe

Best Natural Homemade Ant Killer Recipe
If ants have invaded your home here's how to get rid of them quickly with the best natural homemade ant killer recipe.

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Downy Unstopables Caused Stains On My Washables

Downy Unstopables Caused Stains On My Washables
Many people love Downy Unstopables, which is a laundry scent booster product, but this page has to do with complaints of staining caused by this product.

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How To Clean The Door To Your Home

How To Clean The Door To Your Home
Here are instructions for how to clean the door you use to enter into your home, including wood and aluminum doors, door glass, and the area around your exterior door, to make the space inviting for guests and your home's occupants.

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How To Use Borax To Clean Carpet And Remove Carpet Stains

How To Use Borax To Clean Carpet
Borax is generally thought of as a laundry booster, but you can also use borax to clean carpet. Find out how here with step by step instructions and a recipe.

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DIY Kitchen Soap Dispenser: Remedy When Kids Using Too Much Dish Soap

DIY Kitchen Soap Dispenser
Like many people Erin wants her kids to help with chores, but often their help takes longer or ends up being not as helpful as we'd like.

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Tips For Removing Chocolate Stain From Clothes

Removing Chocolate Stain From Clothes
Here are tips and tricks for removing a chocolate stain from clothing and other washable fabric.

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Vaseline Stain Removal Guide

Vaseline Stain Removal Guide
Vaseline stain removal techniques are necessary if, for example, you have a new baby that gets diaper rash and that Vaseline, also known as petroleum jelly, gets all over your or their clothes, and not just where it is supposed to stay.

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Getting Diarrhea Stain Out Of Light Colored Carpet

Getting Diarrhea Stain Out Of Light Colored Carpet
I received this question about getting a diarrhea stain out of carpet from a reader. Here's my answer.

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