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Does OxiClean get the tough stains out?

But with OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover you can get out even tough, set-in stains. Always test OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover on an inconspicuous area first.

How do you remove old tough stains?

Mix 1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide with two cups cool water. “It will solve almost all tough stains,” says Leverette, who advises against using acidic cleaners like vinegar or lemon juice, which can etch the stone.

How do you get tough stains out of clothes that have been dried?

  1. Pour three tablespoons of white vinegar and two tablespoons of liquid detergent into a quart-size spray bottle. …
  2. Shake the contents of the bottle to mix the cleaner and spray the set-in stain with the cleaning solution.
  3. Rub the solution into the stain with a clean cloth, and then blot dry.
  4. What will OxiClean remove?

    Removing Ink and Marker Stains with OxiClean™

    • Spray. OxiClean™ Max Force™ Spray directly onto the marker spot or stain on your clothing until it is fully saturated.
    • Wait. Let stand for 5 minutes to up to a week. For fabrics that are prone to color change, do not let stand longer than 5 minutes.
    • Wash.

    Is OxiClean good for stains?

    After more than thirty hours of research and in-house testing, our pick for the best laundry stain remover currently on the market is OxiClean – Versatile Stain Remover. OxiClean Versatile was effective enough to combat a variety of stains, from ink, to chocolate, to coffee.

    What are the hardest stains to remove?

    But for these 8 hardest and stubborn stains to remove, you would be needing more than that to get rid of them.

    • Hot Cocoa. …
    • Poop. …
    • Blood. …
    • Permanent Marker. …
    • Tomato Sauce. …
    • Grass Stains. …
    • Red Wine. …
    • Chocolate.

    How do you remove set-in stains?

    To remove set-in stains, try mixing equal parts baking soda and water and scrubbing the paste into the stain. Then, let the paste sit on the stain before rinsing it off with water. You can also remove set-in stains using oxygen bleach.

    How do I remove unknown set stains?

    Cover the stain with a rubbing alcohol compress. Let it remain on the stain for a few minutes, then wipe with a cloth moistened with ammonia. If stain persists, sponge the area with a dry-cleaning solvent, K2r Spot Lifter or Afta Cleaning Fluid. Apply a dry spotter.

    Why are stains not coming out in wash?

    You Are Using the Incorrect Wash Setting

    If your clothes are continually coming out of the washer looking less-than-fresh, the culprit could be that you’re using the same cycle for all of your clothing—no matter what the labels say. The normal setting isn’t always appropriate for every item of clothing that you own.

    Does peroxide remove stains?

    Hydrogen peroxide is a very effective stain remover for protein- and plant-based stains. And it works well in treating mildew, blood, fruit and vegetable, and dye-transfer stains.

    What happens if you leave OxiClean on too long?

    OxiClean can be mixed and sprayed for certain cleaning applications, but don’t keep the solution around. According to the product page on Amazon: “Do not store solutions for more than 6 hours, as pressure can build up and the container may rupture, causing injury.”

    Is OxiClean better than bleach?

    Bottom line — OxiClean and bleach are both effective but suited for different cleaning scenarios. OxiClean is the better choice if you need a multi-tasking stain remover on laundry day for all clothes (whites and colors).

    What is better than OxiClean?

    The Tide Plus Ultra Stain Release and Persil ProClean Stain Fighter detergents we used to pretreat stains came close enough to the cleaning power of the OxiClean MaxForce that some people might want to use these detergents to pretreat stains and wash your laundry.

    What detergent removes stains the best?

    The Best Laundry Detergent

    • Our pick. Tide Ultra Stain Release. An exceptional stain remover. …
    • Runner-up. Persil ProClean Stain Fighter. A strongly scented stain lifter. …
    • Budget pick. Kirkland Signature Ultra Clean. Cheap and effective. …
    • Also great. Tide Ultra Stain Release Free. Excellent stain and odor removal.

    Is OxiClean worth buying?

    OxiClean is the only stain remover I have ever tried that actually works. It’s a good value because it makes your clothes look better longer (and thus last longer). One thing I have noticed since using OxiClean regularly is that I no longer find deodorant stains in the armpits of shirts and blouses.

    Is Borax and OxiClean the same thing?

    Ingredients: Borax is a naturally occurring compound made up of boron, sodium, and oxygen. OxiClean’s active ingredient is sodium percarbonate, which breaks down into hydrogen peroxide when mixed with water. Uses: Borax is most commonly used as a laundry aid, although it can be an all-purpose cleaner as well.

    Can you mix vinegar and OxiClean?

    For household cleaning such as scrubbing tubs and counter tops, mix one scoop of OxiClean with enough vinegar to form a paste for stains that require scrubbing. The graininess of the OxiClean will act as a scouring powder, and the vinegar will cut through grease or soap scum. Add a bit of water and continue scrubbing.

    Can you mix OxiClean and baking soda?

    Add ½ cup of baking soda to your washer. Add detergent, like ARM & HAMMER™ Plus OxiClean™ Odor Blasters. Run the wash cycle. Add another ½ cup of baking soda in the rinse cycle.

    Is baking soda the same as OxiClean?

    OxiClean contains several ingredients, but the important one for boosting and brightening laundry is sodium percarbonate — basically, dry hydrogen peroxide plus washing soda (also called sodium carbonate, which is very similar to but not exactly baking soda).

    Is OxiClean just hydrogen peroxide?

    I was surprised to discover that OxiClean does not contain magical, stain-removing fairy dust. What it does contain is a powdered version of hydrogen peroxide and good, old-fashioned washing soda. This combination is also known and referred to as Oxygen Bleach.

    Does OxiClean remove color?

    It’s the go-to product for tough stains on laundry and almost any other surface in your home. OxiClean™ Versatile Stain Remover Free is chlorine bleach-free and color safe.