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

Eye Liner Stain Removal Guide

Eye Liner Stain Removal Guide
An eye liner stain can occur when you pull your shirt over your head, smearing eye liner everywhere, fall asleep on the couch and wake up to eye liner on the upholstery, dropping your eye liner onto the carpet, or a million other ways.

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Antibacterial And Disinfectant Cleaners Reviews

Antibacterial And Disinfectant Cleaners Reviews
Here is a round up of antibacterial and disinfectant cleaners reviews for your home to find out which products work best and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Problems With Cascade Action Pacs Dishwasher Detergent: Not Dissolving & Clogging Dishwasher

Problems With Cascade Action Pacs Dishwasher Detergent: Not Dissolving & Clogging Dishwasher
I've gotten several reports from readers about Cascade Action Pacs dishwasher detergent problems that range from annoying to rather distressing.

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Ammonia Uses For Stain Removal And Cleaning

Ammonia Uses For Stain Removal And Cleaning
Here is a round up of ammonia uses throughout your home, for stain removal, cleaning and laundry.

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Essential Oil Uses For Homemade Cleaners And Laundry Supplies

Essential Oil Uses For Homemade Cleaners
Here is a round up of essential oil uses for cleaning, laundry and stain removal in your home, and how to incorporate these oils into homemade cleaners for scent and also their cleaning properties.

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Dishwashing Soap And Detergent Reviews

Dishwashing Soap And Detergent Reviews
Here are over 40 dishwashing soap and detergent reviews to find out which products work best for washing dishes, pots and pans, and more, and which should stay on the store shelf.

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How To Remove Carrot Stains

How To Remove Carrot Stains
Removing carrot stains and carrot juice stains from fabric, upholstery and carpet can become really important when your child spills their carrot juice all of the carpeted floor and chair.

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Car Upholstery Cleaning Tips

Car Upholstery Cleaning Tips
Here is a round up of car upholstery cleaning tips and stain removal hints, to keep your auto interior clean on a regular basis and if a mess or spill occurs.

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Barbecue Stain Removal Guide

Barbecue Stain Removal Guide
A barbecue stain (also spelled barbeque) can happen very quickly, especially barbecue sauce stains, which can easily drip onto your clothes, upholstery or carpet.

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Ballpoint Ink Stain Removal Guide Removing Pen Stains

Ballpoint Ink Stain Removal Guide
Here are tips and techniques for ballpoint ink stain removal so you can remove pen stains from clothing, upholstery, carpet, and your skin with these step by step instructions.

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Ammonia For Laundry: How I Use It

Ammonia For Laundry
I've got quite a few tips from readers who've shared how to use ammonia for laundry and removing laundry stains.

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How To Remove Blood Stains

How To Remove Blood Stains
Here is a round up of tips and recommendations for stain removers when trying to figure out how to remove blood stains from clothing, carpet, upholstery, and other areas of your home.

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Pear Stain Removal Guide

Pear Stain Removal Guide
Knowing pear stain removal tips and techniques can be important when you bite into that yummy fruit cocktail and the pear juice gets all over your clothing.

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Onion Stain Removal Guide

Onion Stain Removal Guide
Onion stain removal is not typically thought of as something you need to know very often, because mostly onions don't stain.

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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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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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Baby Formula Stains Removal Guide

Baby Formula Stains Removal Guide
Baby formula stains are likely going to happen even if you just feed your baby a bottle a couple of times, and if you feed your baby formula almost exclusively you will definitely need this information.

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Printable Essential Oil Use Chart For Homemade Cleaners & Laundry Products

Essential Oil Use Chart
Learn how common essential oils are used in homemade cleaners and laundry products with this essential oil use chart. At the bottom of the page is also a free printable version of the chart!

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Homemade Dishwasher Stain Remover - Orange Kool Aid

Homemade Dishwasher Stain Remover
I've got several variations of this simple homemade dishwasher stain remover you can use to get nasty hard water stains and soap build up out of your dishwasher.

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Carpet Stain Remover Reviews

Carpet Stain Remover Reviews
Here is a round up of over 35 carpet stain remover reviews to find out what products work best to remove carpet stains caused by a wide variety of spills and messes.

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5 Entryway & Mudroom Ideas To Keep It Clean & Inviting

Entryway & Mudroom Ideas
Here are five entryway and mudroom ideas to make sure people don't track in dirt and drips into your home, plus at the same time make them feel welcomed and invited when they come inside.

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Baking Soda & Vinegar Uses {Together} Around The Home

Baking Soda & Vinegar Uses
Here is a round up of tips for baking soda and vinegar uses, together, around your home for cleaning, laundry and stain removal.

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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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Upholstery Cleaning Tips & Stain Removal Hints

Upholstery Cleaning Tips
Here is a round up of upholstery cleaning tips and upholstery stain removal hints, to keep your fabric upholstered furniture looking nice without a lot of hassle.

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Salsa Stain Removal Guide

Salsa Stain Removal Guide
Salsa stain removal is an important skill to learn if you love chips and salsa, because it can be a messy snack (or meal).

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Remove Beet And Fruit Juice Stain With Boiling Water

Remove Beet And Fruit Juice Stain With Boiling Water
Fruit and beet stains can be difficult to remove, with their bright colors dripped on tablecloths, linens, and clothing. However, sometimes the simplest, most natural, and oldest remedies really do work wonders and that's the case here.

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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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Kitchen Cleaning Hints & Tips

Kitchen Cleaning Hints & Tips
Here is a round up of over 30 kitchen cleaning hints and tips, for all types of items in your kitchen, to help you clean it faster and more easily.

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Canola Oil Stain Removal Guide

Canola Oil Stain Removal Guide
Canola oil stain removal isn't something we think about everyday, but when it splatters on your nice clothes, or you drop the whole bottle on the floor then it is something you need to know about.

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Ajax Dish Detergent Reviews

Ajax Dish Detergent Reviews
I've gathered quite a few reviews of Ajax dish detergent, which is a low cost brand available in most grocery stores and big box stores.

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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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Hairspray Uses For Stain Removal & Cleaning

Hairspray Uses For Stain Removal & Cleaning
Below is a round up of tips and hints for hairspray uses around your home for unusual purposes, focusing on stain removal and cleaning, plus an explanation of why hairspray works for these uses, and the pros and cons of using it in this way.

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Hair Dye Stain Removal Guide

Hair Dye Stain Removal Guide
Hair dye stain removal is something you need to know a little about, preferably before you begin dying your or a friend or family member's hair.

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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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Essential Oils Recipes For Homemade Laundry Supplies

Essential Oils Recipes For Homemade Laundry Supplies
Here are essential oils recipes for homemade laundry supplies, with suggestions of blends of oils for both a clean fresh scent and aromatherapy at the same time.

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Dishwasher Detergents Reviews

Dishwasher Detergents Reviews
Here is a round up of reviews of over 15 different brands and varieties of dishwasher detergents, including powder, liquid and pacs, to help you find out which products work best, and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Carpet Stain Removal Tips

Carpet Stain Removal Tips
Do you have some carpet stain removal tips to share for getting stains out of your carpet? Or do you need removing a stain of your own? Either way you are in the right place.

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50 Baking Soda Uses & Cleaning Tips

50 Baking Soda Uses & Cleaning Tips
Here is a collection of 50 baking soda uses for around the home, including for laundry, stain removal and baking soda cleaning tips. You can also share your own tips and uses.

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Why You Should Be Suspicious Of Cleaning Recipes That Contain Both Baking Soda And Vinegar

Why You Should Be Suspicious Of Cleaning Recipes That Contain Both Baking Soda And Vinegar
Here is why you should be suspicious of any homemade cleaning recipes that contain both baking soda and vinegar, together, and an exception to that general suspicion.

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Essential Oil Recipes For Homemade Cleaning Products

Essential Oil Recipes For Homemade Cleaning Products
Below I've listed 15 different essential oil recipes or blends that can be used in homemade cleaning products for both their cleaning power, and also for their aromatherapy scents.

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Dishwasher Cleaners Reviews

Dishwasher Cleaners Reviews
Here are dishwasher cleaners reviews of various brands so you can find out what products work best to remove limescale and hard water, clean mold and mildew, and remove odors and disinfect your dishwasher.

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Carpet Cleaner Review & Ratings

Carpet Cleaner Review & Ratings
Below are carpet cleaner review and ratings from readers, discussing various products designed to clean your whole carpet, not just a spot or stain on it. You can also share your own review.

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Baked Beans Stain Removal Guide

Baked Beans Stain Removal Guide
Learning baked beans stain removal tips and techniques can be important when you or your loved one makes a mess at the family picnic.

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How To Remove Hair Dye Drips & Spills

How To Remove Hair Dye Drips & Spills
Here are tips and ideas for how to remove hair dye drips and spills that land on all kinds of hard surfaces while applying your hair color, such as your sink or counter.

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Laundry Detergent Pacs: The Ultimate Guide Pros & Cons Plus Brands Available

Laundry Detergent Pacs
Here is the ultimate guide to using laundry detergent pacs and stain remover pacs, to wash your laundry, including the pros and cons of using this type of product, plus reviews of the various brands available.

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How To Polish Silver Tips & Tricks To Make It Easy

How To Polish Silver Tips
Here are instructions for how to polish silver, to make it easy while still making sure you do it correctly.

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Removing Dirt Stains From Clothes

Removing Dirt Stains From Clothes
Tips and tricks for removing dirt stains from clothes, including product recommendations and home remedies.

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Ultimate Guide To Carbona Stain Remover Products {Stain Devils & More}

Ultimate Guide To Carbona Stain Remover Products {Stain Devils & More}
Here is the ultimate guide to Carbona stain remover products, including all nine formulas of the Stain Devils, plus more, to remove various categoroes of stains from fabric and clothing.

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