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How to remove gravy stains from clothes Stain Lab

How to remove gravy stains from clothes

Thanksgiving is almost upon us! Hopefully there will be no spills, but there’s always that chance that a piece of turkey coated in gravy makes it way to your shirt.

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How to clean up Halloween make-up stains Stain Lab

How to clean up Halloween make-up stains

Learn how to clean up Halloween make-up stains from your laundry with Purex

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How to easily remove crayon stains Stain Lab

How to easily remove crayon stains

As many times as you may tell your school-age children that crayons are for coloring on paper, they inevitably manage to color on themselves. What do you do when your child comes walking home with a rainbow of crayon colors all over his shirt?

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How to easily remove guacamole stains Stain Lab

How to easily remove guacamole stains

One of my favorite snacks is a bowl of fresh guacamole and a bag of crisp tortilla chips. Yum! But how many times does that chip break under the weight of the scrumptious guacamole, leaving you with an avocado stain across a shirt or pair of pants? Don’t panic, and don’t rub at the spot!

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Rust Stains Stain Lab

Rust Stains

Rust is not a stain that you combat using traditional methods. Detergent or typical stain removers are not going to be very effective, and do not use chlorine bleach! This can make the stain permanent.

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Greasy Stains Stain Lab

Greasy Stains

How many times does your child come home from school with greasy stains down the side of his or her pants because they couldn’t find a napkin after eating some yummy french fries? Or the stain down the front of a shirt from a French fry that took a tumble?

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