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!

This page isn't the only way to get updates on the site though. You can subscribe to the free weekly newsletter here, and then you will get an email newsletter from me, with the latest articles, ideas and tips.

The Latest Articles On Stain Removal 101

Green Cleaning Products Reviews {Over 65 Reviews So Far}

Green Cleaning Products Reviews
Below I've gathered over 65 green cleaning products reviews, from a large number of brands and many different varieties and types of cleaners, such as bathroom, kitchen, floors, disinfectants and more.

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Clothes Dryer Cleaning Tips

Clothes Dryer Cleaning Tips
Here is a round up of dryer cleaning tips to keep your clothes dryer ready to dry your washed clothing, without fear of stains or dirt getting on the clothing, plus to keep this appliance working its best.

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Removing Berry Stains

Removing Berry Stains
Here are lots of tips and tricks for removing berry stains from clothes, including home remedies.

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Wine Stain Remover Reviews

Wine Stain Remover Reviews
Here is a round up of wine stain remover reviews for several different brands, so you can find out which ones work best on various surfaces including clothing, upholstery, carpet and more when your wine spills.

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How To Remove Spaghetti Stains

How To Remove Spaghetti Stains
Spaghetti stains can get everywhere fast! You know what I mean if you've ever watched a baby eat something with spaghetti sauce on it.

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Bird Dropping Stain Removal Guide What To Do After You Say Yuck!

Bird Dropping Stain Removal Guide
Bird dropping stain removal is not something anyone wants to have to think about. Trust me, I considered whether to actually write this page or not, because I really don't like to talk about it either -- but it happens, to almost everyone at one time or another.

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How To Clean The Door To Your Home

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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Mascara Stain Removal Guide

Mascara Stain Removal Guide
A mascara stain can happen when you accidentally rub your eyes on something, or drop the mascara wand causing mascara to spread everywhere.

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How To Remove Cream Stains

How To Remove Cream Stains
You can get cream stains from cream itself, but also from anything that contains this type of food, such as if the beverage or food contains creamer or cream sauces, etc.

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How To Remove Lipstick Stains From Clothing

Remove Lipstick Stains From Clothing
Here are tips for how to remove lipstick stains from clothing, with several how-to videos and alternate suggestions you can use.

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The Ultimate Guide To Liquid Laundry Detergent

Guide To Liquid Laundry Detergent
One of the first choices you make, whenever you wash your clothes, is whether to use liquid laundry detergent or powder.

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How To Remove Baby Food Stains

Remove Baby Food Stains
Baby food stains are bound to happen whenever your sweet baby starts eating solid foods.

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Tips For Cleaning & Washing Bath Mats

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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Homemade Cleaning Products Recipes And Instructions

Homemade Cleaning Products Recipes
Below are 40 homemade cleaning products recipes and instructions, for all around your house, with many types of ingredients, so you can make your own homemade cleaning solutions.

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Top 10 Tips For Removing Stains Plus Glossary Of Terms And Techniques

Top 10 Tips For Removing Stains
Removing stains does not need to be complicated, but it is always best to understand the basics. Therefore, here are the top ten tips for successfully getting rid of spots and spills from a variety of surfaces.

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Guide To Cleaning Garage Floors

Guide To Cleaning Garage Floors
Here are tips and tricks for cleaning garage floors in your home, both for regular maintenance and removing stains caused by automotive drips and spills.

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Hairspray Uses For Stain Removal & Cleaning S

Hairspray Uses For Stain Removal
Here 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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Over 60 Spot Remover Reviews {Products From N Through Z}

Spot Remover Reviews
Here are over 60 spot remover reviews that readers have shared with me, for products begininng with N through Z of the alphabet, telling me whether they loved or hated a specific brand or type of product.

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Washing Soda: What It Is And How To Use It To Clean Home And Laundry

Washing Soda
Washing soda, which is also known as laundry soda, soda crystals, or sal soda, is a common ingredient in many homemade cleaning products recipes, and also is commonly used as a laundry booster.

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How To Sort Laundry: Tips To Make The Process Fast But Still Effective

How To Sort Laundry
Here are tips for how to sort laundry so that your clothes get washed in the optimum way, but without too much effort involved.

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How To Remove Deodorant Stains

How To Remove Deodorant Stains
Deodorant stains are very exasperating, because at least I never realize I have them until I am taking off my shirt, after I've been out all day.

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How To Clean Anything In Your Home A Room By Room Guide

Clean Anything In Your Home
Sometimes we need to know how to clean anything and everything in our homes. To help here's a room by room guide of how to clean all the major types of things you'll find in your home, with easy to follow instructions in each article.

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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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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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Candle Wax Stain Removal Guide

Candle Wax Stain Removal Guide
Candle wax stain removal is not something you want to think about when you are getting ready for that special date with your significant other, but you may want to know the next morning, if those romantic candles you placed all around the room have dripped wax everywhere.

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Mustard Stain Removal Guide

Mustard Stain Remova
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.

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How To Remove Soy Sauce Stains

Soy Sauce Stains
Here's how to remove soy sauce stains, such as from Chinese food stains, from clothing, upholstery and carpet, with these step by step instructions.

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How To Remove Grease Stains & Motor Oil: Home Remedies

Pollen Stain Removal Guide
Below I've compiled home remedies for how to remove grease stains, from mechanical or electrical items in and around your home, as well as motor oil.

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Pollen Stain Removal Guide

Pollen Stain Removal Guide
A pollen stain can happen when you are gathering those gorgeous flowers, or while walking through the woods on a windy day.

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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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