How To: Make Your Own Stain Removers

Greetings Readers!

Recently I have discovered new ways to clean and remove stains for furniture and clothes using household items. They’re quick and easy, and things that you probably buy anyway!

For stains on clothes:
You must be 21 or older to use this tip! Vodka has been used to remove stains for generations, all you need to do is put three parts vodka and one part water into a spray bottle. Spray the stain, scrub gently with either toothbrush or finger and the stain will dissolve. Also the same will work with vodka and club soda. This could also be used on furniture but not on any leathers, wools, suedes, or fragile materials that need special cleaning.

For micro suede cleaning:
This one was recently used by my sister who just inherited a sofa and love seat passed down from cousins of ours, who have three small children. Dirt and stains covered the sofa and love seat but by using rubbing alcohol in a spray bottle the stains disappeared and the sofa was back to its original color. Take the spray bottle and spray the sofa and rub with a clean sponge. Make sure you have plenty of clean sponges, when the sponge you’re using becomes dirty, throw it away and start cleaning with a new one, or else the dirt will just go back onto the couch!

For carpets:
All you need is dawn dish detergent and hydrogen peroxide. Mix 1 cup of hydrogen peroxide and a few drops of detergent. Use a scrub brush or tooth brush and scrub the stain, pat dry with a dry cloth.

All purpose cleaner:
Using citrus peels and vinegar here is a natural way to clean just about anything! Place citrus peels into a jar, then fill with vinegar. Leave for two weeks and it’ll be ready to use!

What are your stain removing secrets? Let me know in the comments below!

Lauren