Are you, by nature, a messy person or do messes just seem to occur no matter where you go or how careful you try to be? This will be the first in a series of articles geared towards assisting you in cleaning up the messes in your life,…at least those that are likely to pop up in your household.
My grandmother used to say while people never knew when emergencies might appear, they could plan for most of them, in advance, to limit the negative impact they would have on our lives. The same can be said about stains.
Have you ever been eating out just prior to a major presentation when, alas, you spilled something on your blouse? Of course, there’s no time to go home to change and your boss needs you to make a good impression. Instead of having a panic attack, ask your waiter for some club soda so you can sponge the stain with a clean cloth napkin. You could also go to the ladies’ room to put some liquid soap on the spot. It will make the cleanup much easier later.
Sometimes the stain occurs on your beautiful white blouse just before you walk out the front door of your home. Just rub some baby powder into the spot to hide it until you have time to wash it out.
If you stain your clothes while traveling, you are not out of luck. Stains can be treated with shampoo. It works especially well for greasy or oily stains.
Check out the list below for more ways to remove spots.