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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Non Chlorine Bleach Reviews

Non Chlorine Bleach Reviews
Here is a round up of reviews of non chlorine bleach, including both liquid and powder versions of oxygen and color safe bleaches, to find out which ones work best for laundry stains and cleaning around your home.

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Cleaning & Washing Stuffed Animals A How To Guide

Cleaning & Washing Stuffed Animals
Cleaning and washing stuffed animals is a lot easier than you think (at least for most of them), and I'll tell you how to do it mostly in the washing machine but also by spot cleaning them too.

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Removing Motor Oil & Grease Stain Tips

Removing Motor Oil & Grease Stain Tips
Here is a round up of tips for removing motor oil and grease stain spots from many surfaces including hard surfaces, fabrics, and hands. There are also reviews for various degreasers and stain removers.

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Natural Glass & Window Cleaning Products

 Window Cleaning Products
Here is a round up of natural glass and window cleaning product reviews to help you find eco-friendly products for the job. Find out which ones work best, or share your own opinions.

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How To Remove Milk Stains

How To Remove Milk Stains
Milk stains are inevitable if you have kids, or perhaps even if you don't.

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Tips For Stain Removal From Clothes: Over 60 Ideas

Tips For Stain Removal From Clothes
Round up of over 60 tips for stain removal from clothes, including the most common stains, to keep your clothes clean and stain free.

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Scorch Mark On Corian Kitchen Worktop - How To Repair

Scorch Mark On Corian Kitchen Worktop
Here is how to remove a scorch mark on Corian kitchen worktop.

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How To Remove Gravy Stains

How To Remove Gravy Stains
Gravy stains inevitably seem to happen at all your family holidays, and always onto your finest linens, clothing and home furnishings.

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Tips For Removing Kool Aid Stains

Removing Kool Aid Stains
Removing Kool Aid stains can be hard to do unless you act quickly.

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Glass & Window Cleaner Recipes

Glass & Window Cleaner Recipes
Here is a round up of homemade glass and window cleaner recipes and window washing solutions you can use to keep your windows sparkling with items from your own pantry.

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Tips For Cleaning Outdoor Furniture

Tips For Cleaning Outdoor Furniture
Here are tips for cleaning outdoor furniture, such as on your patio, lawn or in the garden, including tips for cleaning outdoor cushions.

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Tree Sap Stain Removal Guide

Tree Sap Stain Removal Guide
Tree sap stain removal techniques become necessary when you accidentally bring a little bit more of the outdoors back with you into your home than you planned.

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How To Remove Cola, Soft Drink & Soda Stains

Remove Cola, Soft Drink & Soda Stains
Soda stains, also referred to as soft drink stains, cola stains, pop stains, or fizzy drink stains, can happen anytime of the day or night in our homes since we all seem to drink our soft drinks all over the house.

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Remove Grease From Carpet With Shaving Cream

Remove Grease From Carpet
Here's how to remove grease from carpet with something you most likely already have in your home, shaving cream.

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Pickle Juice Stain Removal Guide

Mildew Stain Removal Guide
Pickle juice stain removal is not complicated, but it is best to do it as quickly as possible after the liquid gets onto your clothing, upholstery or carpet.

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Mildew Stain Removal Guide & Cleaning Mildew From Surfaces

Mildew Stain Removal Guide
Below you will learn tips and techniques for mildew stain removal and cleaning mildew from fabric, clothing, upholstery, and carpet with step by step instructions.

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Homemade Carpet Cleaner And Homemade Carpet Shampoo Recipes

Homemade Carpet Cleaner
Below I've listed several recipes for homemade carpet cleaner and homemade carpet shampoo to keep your carpet clean for less, with basic ingredients.

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Simple & Chemical Free Drain Unclogger: Zip It Drain Cleaning Tool

Simple & Chemical Free Drain Unclogger
Here's a simple and cheap drain unclogger that I personally believe every home should have, if you've got even one person in your household with long hair. And the best part, it's chemical free!

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Chapstick Stain Removal Guide

Chapstick Stain Removal Guide
Chapstick stain removal becomes necessary when that tube of Chapstick or lip balm accidentally opens in your pocket, smearing all over your clothes, the couch or carpet.

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The Ultimate Guide To Oxiclean: Reviews & Uses

The Ultimate Guide To Oxiclean
Here is the ultimate guide to Oxiclean, the product used to fight stains and clean all types of items. In this article I've provided lots of uses for this product, for both laundry and cleaning, as well as reviews of lots of products.

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How To Remove Hot Sauce Stains

 How To Remove Hot Sauce Stains
Learning how to remove hot sauce stains is important for any lover of spicy foods.

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Bedroom Cleaning Checklist Help Kids Know Expectations For This Chore

Bedroom Cleaning Checklist
A bedroom cleaning checklist can help solve a problem you may be having in your home currently -- getting your kids to do everything necessary to clean their rooms.

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Natural Stain Remover Reviews

Natural Stain Remover Reviews
Here is a round up of natural stain remover reviews for all around your house, including laundry, carpet, and more, to identify which products are both eco-friendly and also effective.

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Upholstery Stain Removal Tips

Upholstery Stain Removal Tips
Upholstery stain removal is a science, more than an art, because once you know what the stain is you know there is a certain type of upholstery cleaner to use to remove it.

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Soap Scum Cleaner Reviews

Soap Scum Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of soap scum cleaner and remover reviews, including general cleaners, bathroom cleaners and other specialty products, to find out which work best and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Ultimate Guide To Fabric Softener

Ultimate Guide To Fabric Softener
Here's the ultimate guide to fabric softener, including how to use it in your washing machine properly, how it effects clothes, what types of clothes you should never use it on, plus a round up of reviews of the most common brands, scents and varieties.

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5 Ways To Reduce & Remove Dust In Your Home

Remove Dust In Your Home
Here are 5 ways you can reduce and remove dust in your home to save yourself a lot of extra housework, as well as keep allergies at bay.

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How The pH Of Your Cleaner Affects What It Will Clean

How The pH Of Your Cleaner Affects What It Will Clean
Here is an easy to understand scientific explanation of why the pH of a cleaner affects what it will clean, so you can always choose the best cleaning product for the job.

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Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipes

Homemade Laundry Detergent Recipes
Here are 4 homemade laundry detergent recipes you can use to make your own laundry detergent. It includes recipes for powdered, liquid and even gel varieties.

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Natural Oven Cleaner Recipes

Natural Oven Cleaner Recipes
Here are some recipes for natural oven cleaner to get your oven clean without harsh chemicals.

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Glass And Window Cleaner Reviews

Glass And Window Cleaner Reviews
Here is a round up of glass and window cleaner reviews, including both speciality products and general cleaners, to find out which products work best for windows, glass and mirrors, to clean without streaks.

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Find Out What Is Glycerin Used For In Cleaning And Stain Removal

What Is Glycerin Used
Ever wondered what is glycerin used for? I used to also, until I found out its uses for cleaning and stain removal in my home and yours.

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Mildew Cleaners And Mildew Removers Reviews

Mildew Cleaners
Here is a round up of reviews of mildew cleaners and mildew removers to find out which work the best to get rid of mildew from various types of surfaces, including in bathroom, on clothing, siding, other hard surfaces and more.

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Use Pumice Stick Or Stone To Clean Toilet Ring

Use Pumice Stick Or Stone To Clean Toilet Ring
A pumice stick can be used to clean many bathroom areas, particularly hard water rings in toilets. Find out how to do it here.

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Homemade Carpet Stain Remover Recipe: Simple & No Scrub

Homemade Carpet Stain Remover Recipe
Here's a super simple homemade carpet stain remover recipe that only has three ingredients, is frugal, and that works well on lots of different stains.

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How To Remove Grape Juice Stains

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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Ultimate Guide To Downy Unstopables: Reviews & Info About In-Wash Scent Boosting Beads

Downy Unstopables
Below I've gathered information and share reviews about Downy Unstopables (often mispelled as "Downy Unstoppables"), a product designed as an in-wash scent booster for your laundry.

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Soap Nuts Reviews, Ratings & Information

Soap Nuts Reviews
Here is a guide to using soap nuts, the natural way to wash your clothes, plus reviews of various brands. In addition, get recipes for how you can use it to clean things in your home.

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Bathroom Cleaner Reviews

Bathroom Cleaner Reviews
Read over 35 bathroom cleaner reviews shared by "Mom reviewers" like you to find out which products work best, and which should stay on the store shelf. I'd also love it if you shared your own review to contribute to the page.

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Car And Auto Upholstery Cleaner Reviews

Car And Auto Upholstery Cleaner Reviews
Here are lots of car and auto upholstery cleaner reviews, for both fabric and leather interiors, to find the best product to clean inside your car.

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Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide For Cleaning, Laundry And Stain Removal

Uses For Hydrogen Peroxide For Cleaning
Below you'll find uses for hydrogen peroxide for cleaning, laundry and stain removal that have been submitted by other readers, or recipes for homemade cleaners that feature this natural cleaning supply.

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Toy Ransom Box Or Toy Jail: Method To Get Kids To Pick Up After Themselves

Toy Ransom Box
Here's an idea to get kids to pick up after themselves, a toy ransom box or toy jail. Here's how readers did it.

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Toilet Cleaner Reviews

Toilet Cleaner Reviews
Here are over 40 toilet cleaner reviews, including of specialty products and more general use products, to find out which products work best, and which should stay on the store shelf.

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Hair Color Remover Products To Remove Hair Dye From Your Hair

Products To Remove Hair Dye
You should use hair color remover, designed specially to remove hair dye from your hair, when attempting to remove hair color from your hair.

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How To Remove Tree Sap From Car - Tips, Tricks & Products You Can Use

How To Remove Tree Sap From Car
Tips for how to remove tree sap from car paint, with both techniques for removal along with recommended products for the job.

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Cleaner Degreaser Reviews

Cleaner Degreaser Reviews
Here is a round up of cleaner degreaser reviews, and how they work on the really tough and greasy dirt and grime, to find the best products to use around your home.

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BarKeepers Friend Cookware Cleanser & Polish Reviews

BarKeepers Friend Cookware Cleanser
BarKeepers Friend Cookware Cleanser & Polish is a product designed to clean up cookware stains, such as on stainless steel or copper, that occur because of excessive heat, or burned or baked on grease or food.

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Homemade Shower Cleaner Recipe

Homemade Shower Cleaner Recipe
I've gathered several homemade shower cleaner recipes below. The first of these is my own, but I've gotten some really good ones from readers as well.

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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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