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How To Remove Peanut Butter Stains

Peanut butter is undoubtedly a delicious and versatile spread loved by many. However, its oily nature makes it prone to leaving stubborn stains on clothes. Don’t worry; in this blog post, we’ll guide you through a step-by-step process on how to effectively remove peanut butter stains from your favourite garments. With the right techniques and a little patience, you’ll be able to say goodbye to those pesky stains and restore your clothes to their former glory.

Removing Peanut Butter Stains

Materials You’ll Need:

  1. Butter knife or spoon
  2. Liquid dish soap or laundry detergent
  3. Pre-wash stain remover (optional)
  4. Clean cloth or sponge
  5. White vinegar (optional)
  6. Enzyme-based stain remover (if necessary)
  7. Washing machine

Step 1 – Scrape Off The Excess Peanut Butter

Use a butter knife or spoon to carefully scrape off any excess peanut butter from the surface of the fabric. Be gentle to avoid spreading the stain further.

Step 2 – Pre-Treat The Stain

Secondly, apply a small amount of liquid dish soap or laundry detergent directly onto the stain. Gently rub the detergent into the fabric using your fingers or a clean cloth. Allow it to sit for 10-15 minutes. Consider using a pre-wash stain remover for more stubborn stains according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Step 3 – Rinse With Cold Water

Hold the stained area under cold running water to flush out as much of the peanut butter and detergent as possible. Rinse from the backside of the fabric to push the stain out and prevent it from setting deeper.

Step 4 – Treat With Vinegar

You can try using white vinegar as a natural stain-fighting agent for particularly stubborn stains. Dampen a clean cloth with white vinegar and blot the stain gently. Rinse with cold water afterwards.

Step 5 – Launder As Usual After Pre-Treating

Afterwards, launder the garment as you normally would. Use the recommended water temperature and amount of detergent according to the garment’s care instructions. Check the stained area before drying to ensure the stain has been completely removed. If any trace remains, repeat the previous steps before drying.

Step 6 – Use Enzyme-Based Stain Removers

If the stain persists after washing, you may need to use an enzyme-based stain remover. Apply the product directly to the stain and let it sit for the recommended time. Launder the garment again as usual.

With these simple steps, you can effectively remove peanut butter stains from your clothes. Remember to act promptly, as fresh stains are easier to remove. However, even if the stain has set, don’t lose hope! By following these guidelines and being patient, you can give your clothes a second chance at being spotless.

If you are still unsure, you can get in touch with a professional laundry service, like Laundryheap, to remove the stains! Our reliable and fast service will collect your laundry and deliver it back within 24 hours – all clean and fresh.

With Laundryheap by your side, you can enjoy your peanut butter without worrying about stains ruining your favourite garments!

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Removing Stains For Cashmere

If you’re a fan of cashmere, you know that it’s a luxurious and soft fabric that’s perfect for keeping you warm and stylish during the colder months. However, one downside of this beautiful material is that it can be quite delicate and prone to staining. If you’ve accidentally spilt something on your cashmere sweater or scarf, don’t panic! With the right approach, you can remove stains from cashmere and keep it looking as good as new. Here are some tips for removing stains from cashmere:

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1. Act Quickly

As with any stain, the key to successful removal is to act as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the harder it will be to remove the stain. So, as soon as you notice a stain on your cashmere, treat it right away.

2. Blot The Stain

Don’t rub the stain, as this can damage the delicate fibers of the cashmere. Instead, blot the stain gently with a clean, dry cloth or paper towel to remove as much of the liquid or substance as possible.

3. Use a Mild Detergent

To remove the remaining stain, mix a small amount of mild detergent with cool water. Avoid using hot water, as this can shrink or damage the cashmere. Gently dab the stained area with the detergent solution using a clean cloth or sponge.

4. Rinse Thoroughly

Once you’ve treated the stain, rinse the cashmere thoroughly with cool water to remove any detergent residue. Be sure to rinse until the water runs clear, and avoid wringing or twisting the fabric.

5. Dry Flat

After rinsing, lay the cashmere flat on a clean towel to dry. Avoid hanging the cashmere, as this can stretch out the fibers. Never put cashmere in the dryer, as this can cause shrinkage or damage to the fabric.

6. Consider Laundry Service

If the stain is particularly stubborn or you’re not comfortable treating it yourself, consider a professional laundry service to take care of your cashmere. They’ll have the expertise to remove even the most stubborn stains without damaging the fabric.

Laundryheap specialises in tackling any tough stain so if you’re unsure, just book a service with us! We’ll collect your cashmere and laundry on the same day and then deliver it back within 24 hours – all fresh, clean and ready to wear!

In summary, removing stains from cashmere requires a gentle touch and careful attention to detail. By acting quickly, using mild detergents, and taking care during the drying process, you can keep your cashmere looking beautiful for years to come.

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How To Remove Hot Chocolate Stains

Hot chocolate is perfect when the cold nights draw in. When your sweet tooth calls, your hot chocolate tastes even better with marshmallows and whipped cream! While the drink is luscious and sweet, it can be messy when it lands on your clothes by accident. Luckily, we are no strangers to tackling stains. In this blog, we’ll explain how to remove hot chocolate stains from your clothes!

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Step One: Treat The Stain Immediately

Chocolate does contain oil and fat and because there is milk in it, it can be tricky to remove.

To effectively remove hot chocolate stains, you need to immediately treat them as soon as you notice them. Make sure you keep the stain wet by dabbing it with a wet cloth because it will be more stubborn to remove if it gets dry.

Step Two: Rinse and Pour Liquid Detergent

Secondly, rinse your garment in lukewarm water and pre-treat the stain by pouring laundry detergent on it. Let it sit for 30 minutes so it can properly settle.

Step Three: Launder The Garment

After you’ve treated the stain and rinsed it, you can now think about starting the washing machine cycle. Before you begin laundering, make sure your washing machine temperature is at 30 degrees because this setting will remove hot chocolate stains better.

Step Four: Dry Your Garment

Once your washing cycle has ended, inspect your garment to see if the stain has disappeared. If it has, you can air-dry your garment.

Life is definitely sweeter when you know how to tackle stubborn stains!

Enjoy your hot chocolate!

If you are still unsure of how to remove hot chocolate stains or any other stains, just get in touch with us! We’ll collect your garment as soon as you’ve booked a service and deliver it back within 24 hours – all fresh, clean and stain-free!

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How to remove pudding stains from your clothes

Pudding is a tasty dessert for any occasion, but a drop can dampen the mood and ruin your favourite outfit. Your dessert delight quickly turns into dessert discouragement, but it doesn’t have to be that way because the proof is in the pudding. That’s right, in this blog, we will show you how to remove pudding stains from your clothes.

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Step One: Act fast

To efficiently remove pudding stains from your clothes, you need to act fast the second you notice the stains. Once you notice them, get a paper towel (if the stain is fresh) and blot it away. If the pudding stain has dried, get a spoon and gently scrape off the excess pudding.

Step Two: Pre-treat the stain

Secondly, turn your piece of clothing inside out and put it under cold water to rinse off as much of the pudding stain as possible. Once you’ve done this, proceed to pretreat the stain with a laundry detergent by pouring it onto the stained area and wait for 5 minutes before checking.

Be careful not to use too much laundry detergent as this can ruin your garment. To play it safe, use a cap to make sure you are using the correct amount of laundry detergent.

Step Three: Prepare to launder your garment

Afterwards, put your garment inside the washing machine and begin the cycle on the hottest water setting. For the best cleaning results, make sure you haven’t rinsed off the laundry detergent on your garment before starting the cycle.

Once the cycle has finished, check to see if the stain is gone. If yes, then you can start drying it inside the tumble dryer or on a drying rack.

We hope this guide has helped you on removing pudding stains from your clothes!

If you do come across a stain that you may think is too tough to tackle, just get in touch with Laundryheap and we’ll remove it for you!

Book a service and our team will collect your clothes on the same day and deliver it back within 24 hours – all clean and stain-free!

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How To Remove Whipped Cream Stains

Whipped cream instantly makes dessert or coffee sweeter! However, sometimes it does spill on our clothes but we don’t blame you! It’s not easy to have self-control when dealing with a topping as delicious as whipped cream. Luckily for you, we’ve put together a guide to help you remove whipped cream stains!

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Step 1: Rinse The Garment

To remove whipped cream stains, you first need to put the garment in a sink of water. Preferably, it’s better to have the garment inside out to get better cleaning results.

Because whipped cream has dairy in it, we highly advise against using hot water because you will risk the cream melting further into your garment.  

Step 2: Pretreat The Stained Area

Secondly, get a liquid detergent, pour it into the stained area, and let it sit for 30 minutes in cold water. Once the time has passed, gently rub the stained area to see how much of it is remaining.

It’s important to be patient throughout the process because the stain does take time to dry.

Step 3: Launder The Garment

Afterwards, proceed to launder your garment as normal. When the washing cycle finishes, check on your garment to see if the stain is removed before air-drying it.

Alternatively, you can also use your tumble dryer to dry your garment but it’s important you ensure the stain isn’t there otherwise the high heat will make it difficult for the whipped cream stain to come off.

We hope this guide has helped you to be better equipped to remove whipped cream stains!

If you still need help, get in touch with Laundryheap and we’ll remove the stains for you!  

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How To Remove Gravy Stains

There is no denying that a Sunday roast would be incomplete without gravy. It’s delicious and adds flavour to the beef and potatoes! However, sometimes gravy ends up on your clothes accidentally as you are eating your tasty dinner. Due to its oily base, it can be a tricky stain to remove but don’t worry – in this blog, we’ll guide you on how to remove gravy stains!

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Step 1 – Act Fast

The trick to removing gravy stains is to act fast. Gravy is composed of a mixture of grease and protein so if you don’t treat the stain immediately, it will stick to your clothes and be even harder to remove. And let’s face it, gravy looks way better on the plate than it does on clothes!

Step 2 – Scrape Away The Gravy

Once you’ve seen the gravy stains on your clothes, get a butter knife and try to scrape off the excess gravy from the fabric.

Step 3 – Apply a Stain Remover or Laundry Detergent

Then, get either a stain remover or laundry detergent and apply it to the stained area to remove gravy stains. Try not to pour too much otherwise it may ruin the fabric of your garment. When you’ve poured the stain remover or laundry detergent, wait 15 minutes before moving on to step number 4.

Step 4 – Wash In Hot Water

Put your garment in the washing machine and wash it in hot water (that is suited for the fabric) using laundry detergent and colour-safe bleach.

It’s essential you thoroughly check your garment after the wash cycle has finished to see if the gravy stains are still there. If they are there, we strongly advise AGAINST putting your garment in the tumble dryer because the high heat will make the stain nearly impossible to remove.

If you are happy with the results, either air-dry the garment or put it in the tumble dryer.

The proof is in the pudding – follow these steps to remove gravy stains and you’ll start 2023 with no stains on your favourite clothes!

A friendly reminder that Laundryheap is available to help you should you come across any stubborn stains!

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How To Remove Butter Stains

Butter is delicious and looks good on toast, mac and cheese, and most desserts. However, one thing butter doesn’t look good on is our clothes. No matter how delicious butter is, the feeling of noticing butter stains on clothes is frustrating. Due to its greasy, oily texture and milk protein features, it can be quite a task to remove butter stains.

To help you, we’ve prepared a guide on how to remove butter stains.

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Butter stains can be a little difficult to notice, especially when they’ve settled into our clothes. You’ll only notice the butter stains from close when you are doing your laundry.

If you are lucky to spot them quickly, stop what you are doing and get a butter knife to scrape off the butter. Then get a clean white cloth and blot away the stain.

Then, get baking soda and pour it over the stained area to help absorb the oil and let it sit for 15 minutes.

Afterwards, treat the stain with a laundry stain remover. As usual, ensure your fabric type is fine to be treated with the laundry stain remover.

You can also use a liquid detergent for this step. Once it’s been poured into the stained area, let it sit for 15 minutes.

Once you’ve pre-treated accordingly, you can wash your fabric at the hottest temperature (per care label instructions).

Lastly, check your garment after the washing machine cycle is completed. If the stain is removed, let the garment air dry.

We don’t recommend using the dryer because butter stains are hard to see when your garment is wet and straight out of the washing machine. Furthermore, high heat can do more damage to your fabric.

Essentially, you must read the care labels to ensure the fabrics need dry cleaning. If they need dry-cleaning, we strongly advise you to take your clothes to a professional cleaner like Laundryheap to remove butter stains and get the best results!

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We hope you’ve found our blog useful. A friendly reminder you can also book a service with Laundryheap if you notice any stains on your clothes! We’ll remove them for you and return your clothes within 24 hours!

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Removing Common Halloween Stains

Halloween day is here! The spooky decorations are up, and the delicious cookies are baked. While it is an exciting day for the family and especially the kids, there are still some scary stains that lurk on costumes and clothes. To avoid a laundry nightmare, here is our guide to removing common Halloween stains.

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1. Chocolate

Who doesn’t love chocolate? It’s delicious but as far as Halloween stains go, they can be devilishly stubborn to remove. It’s important you have the patience of an angel and treat the chocolate stains with care and caution.

The first step in removing chocolate stains is to immediately treat them with a butter knife and rinse your garment with cold water so it doesn’t spread across the fabric.

Lastly, pour liquid detergent into the chocolate stain and after 5 minutes, soak the garment for 15 minutes in cold water and start to rub the stained area.

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2. Pumpkin

It wouldn’t be Halloween without Pumpkins but unfortunately, pumpkins are common Halloween stains. Although they look frightening, the good news is that they are easy to remove.

To remove them, inspect your garment closely and remove any pumpkin bits. After you’ve done that, wash them under cold water. Then pre-treat the stain with a laundry detergent and let it sit for 5 minutes. Finally, begin your laundry cycle.

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3. Fake Blood

Fake blood looks scary on the kids’ faces as it does when it drops on their costumes, clothes or even on the sofa! Because it’s made of syrup and dye, it can be a stubborn stain to tackle on Halloween.

Your best bet when removing fake blood stains is to apply white vinegar and put it in water overnight before returning to it the next day to wash it with detergent.

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4. Drink Stains

If you’re hosting a Halloween party, one of the most common drinks is fruit punches (for the kids). You shouldn’t worry if your kids do make a mess and spill this drink on their clothes because the stains are easy to remove. All you need do is rinse the stained area with cold water and then wash it at 40 degrees.

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Removing these common Halloween stains will be inevitable but don’t let them stop you from having a grand time with your family! Happy trick-or-treating!

A friendly reminder that if you need help, Laundryheap offers laundry services to tackle those stains for you and within 24 hours, we’ll bring your clothes back as good as new!

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3 common dessert stains (and how to remove them)

Everybody loves desserts, especially on national dessert day. Calories don’t count on this day (don’t spoil the fun!) but the laundry does count when you accidentally spill dessert on your clothes. Fortunately, we are here to guide you on how to remove the most common dessert stains.

1. Cake Icing Stains

Words cannot describe how great cake is; It’s creamy and sweet, and sometimes, it can be annoying when it lands on your lap! The icing part of the cake especially can be tedious to remove from your clothes due to its oily fat and artificial pigment.

To remove the cake icing stain, get a butter knife to scrape it and then rinse the stain with cold water. Afterwards, treat the stained area with a stain remover and allow it to sit for 10-15 minutes.

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2. Ice Cream Stains

Summer may be over but it’s still not too cold for ice cream, especially in October! Ice cream brings smiles to faces, but like the gloomy autumn days, ice cream stains on your clothes bring frowns.

First things first, treat the stain immediately and don’t allow it to settle further into the fabric. Scrape the ice cream stain off using a butter knife and then pour some laundry detergent into the stain.

Read our blog here for a full guide on removing ice cream stains.

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3. Jelly Stains

Jelly is a delightful dessert that bursts with tasty fruity flavour. No matter what fruit your jelly is, it can wobble our laundry routine with an unexpected spill on your clothes.

Much like cake icing and ice cream stains, don’t let jelly stains settle into your clothes. Immediately scrape them off using a butter knife, wet a paper towel and blob the clothing and then proceed to pour stain remover.

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It’s very important to remind you that do not to put any dessert-stained garments into the dryer because the high heat will cause the stain to remain. Always be sure that stains have been removed first.

We hope you enjoy national dessert day. If you stumble on any of these common dessert stains, remember that Laundryheap is available to help you! We’ll remove any stains for you!

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How To Remove Cooking Oil Stains

You’re cooking a tasty meal and suddenly, you notice a cooking oil stain on your clothes. We’ve all been there. The kitchen does get messy, and if aprons aren’t available to use, cooking oil can spill on our clothes accidentally. You may feel frustrated, but the good news is that we’ve prepared some useful tips on how to remove cooking oil stains!

It is important to point out that there are different methods, but we will guide you with the most common method to remove cooking oil stains.

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Steps To Take To Remove Cooking Oil Stains

To properly remove a cooking oil stain, the general rule of thumb is to treat it with care and act instantly. Letting a stain dry out makes it difficult as it can permanently set into the fabric.

Once you notice cooking oil stains on your clothes, immediately use hot water to reduce the chances of stains settling. Then try to remove any oily solids with a butter knife. This will help to absorb as much oil as possible.

Secondly, you should apply laundry detergent to the stain and wait for 5-10 minutes. If the stain is still stubborn, try using a liquid dish soap just for better results.

Thirdly, begin to rinse the oil cooking stained area and use a stain remover bar. Afterwards, put the garment into the washing machine with the hottest water settings for efficient and effective cleaning results.

Once the washing machine cycle finishes, check to see if the cooking oil stain is removed. If you’re happy with what you see, either put the garment in the dryer or hang it outside to dry.

Consequently, if you dry your garment with the stain still intact, it will do more damage so be certain the stain is removed.

Now that you know how to remove cooking oil stains, you’ll be in a better position next time to remove the stains accordingly!

If you are still unsure or don’t have a washing machine available, just get in touch with Laundryheap and we will remove the cooking oil stains from your clothes!

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