How to wash and protect clothes and best methods to remove stains

Clothing is one of the basic human needs. It is used to protect a person from the effects of the weather as well as to look beautiful. 

In today's article we will talk about washing and protecting clothes and also ways to remove stains, through which the shine of clothes will always be maintained.

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How to wash and protect clothes and best methods to remove stain


Most people wash their clothes but make some common mistakes when washing or drying clothes that have a direct negative effect on the skin.

Excessive Soap Use: Using too much soap when washing clothes leaves a residue that is harmful to the skin. If left untreated, it can also cause skin damage.

Do Not Dry Clothes: Sometimes, if the clothes are not completely dry, fungal infections can occur in the clothes. Likewise, storing such clothes in a wooden closet causes a strong odor. In addition, properly dried clothes can produce a variety of bacteria.

Cold Water Wash: The patient's clothes should be washed separately and hot water should be used so that germs in these clothes are not transferred to someone who does not get them directly from the patient. The patient's clothes should be washed several times and stored separately in a clean box after drying.

Inexpensive Pressing: To protect your health, you need to press the clothes well after washing, because soap, etc. removes only stains and dirt from clothes, not bacteria. Experts recommend pressing clothes well after washing to get rid of germs.

Drying indoors: The most common mistake is to dry clothes indoors. Clothing should be dried in direct sunlight. You should also make sure to shelter the clothes from the sun as soon as they are dry to keep their color. Sunlight is a great help in killing bacteria and removing the smell from wet clothes.

Garment Collection: Storing dirty clothes for several days and not storing them properly before washing them can spread germs. Not washing your hands after touching dirty clothes is also a common mistake most people make.


Most paints are based on water or oil component's, water-based paints are acrylic paints or latex paints. Oil-based paints are generally more durable than water-based paints and are commonly used on finishes, furniture, metal, and wood doors.

Ways To Remove Water-based Paint Stains From Clothes;

  • The paint on the cloth can be removed by wiping with a knife, spoon, or brush.
  • Wash both sides of the cloth with warm water, then wipe with a clean cloth or tissue paper.
  • Add the dish soap to warm water and soak the cloth, then clean it thoroughly with a cloth or brush. Until the paint stains are gone.
  • If necessary, use bleach and wash your clothes.
  • If some of the paint remains after washing, acetone-free nail polish remover can help.

Ways To Remove Oil Paint Stains From Clothes;

  • Flip the inside of the cloth over and then remove the stain using the method written on the paint.
  • Apply the dish soap to the stains, soak the clothes in hot water and add the dish soap.
  • If stains remain on the fabric after washing, they must be washed again. On the other hand, the clothes should not be dry until the stains have been completely removed.


Deep ink stains on clothing are common. Several methods are used in homes to wash off ink stains, but many stains still leave their mark. In this case, it is necessary to wash the stained part of the cloth well before it dries, as it will be cooked after drying.

Proven Methods Of Removing Ink Stains From Clothing:

  • Before drying, apply salt to the ink stains. Then rub the stained area with a damp cloth and then wipe with salt. Place a towel or rag under the stain and pour water over it. Then wipe with another clean cloth. The stain is transferred to another fabric before it dries. Apply the detergent to the ink stain and let the cloth sit for five minutes. Try to wash clothes in lukewarm water most of the time. Before drying, check that the stain has completely disappeared.
  • Most hair sprays contain alcohol, which helps dissolve the ink and remove blemishes. The cheapest brands are often the best. Instead of staining, place a clean towel under the rag and spray the hairspray well on the stained area, then dry with a clean towel until the stain is gone.
  • Fill a glass of milk with a cloth stain and let sit overnight. Then wash the clothes with soap the next day.


Removing stains with a white cloth is a difficult task. Coffee stains are particularly difficult to wash off when dry, but vinegar and bleach help remove them.

Check the quality of the fabric first to know how to wash it. Some fabrics are made of cotton and linen, they absorb more water than polyester and acrylic fabrics. Likewise, a cotton cloth dries slowly.

Then place the tissue over the scar and rub well so that any amount of coffee is absorbed into the tissue. Keep your hands on the other side to protect the fabric.

Soak the stain in cool water for five minutes, then rub it well with your fingers to reduce the strain on the fabric. Repeat this process several times.

White vinegar is considered effective at removing stains. Mix a spoon in a little warm water and add the dish soap. Apply this solution to the scar site, rub for five minutes and then leave it on for half an hour.

Then rub the stain well with your fingers and wash the rest of the soap around the stain with cool water.

Then machine washes with another white cloth, making sure the stain is clean before the cloth dries. If the coffee stain has not yet been removed from the fabric, you can try other household tricks, such as bleach or stain remover, and then let the fabric air dry.


  • If there is an old tea stain on a cloth, rub it with honey and wash it with warm water, then the stain will be removed.
  • To remove tea stains, soak it in potato water first and then wash it. It will also remove the stain.
  • If there is a tea stain on the white cloth, apply it with hydrogen peroxide in the sun, the stain will disappear by itself.
  • Apply alcohol to the tea stains and let it sit for ten minutes, then wash off with plenty of warm, soapy water.
  • Apply gasoline to the tea stain and let it sit for ten minutes, then wash with warm, soapy water to remove the stain.
  • If there is a tea stain on a silk cloth, apply glycerin on it, after a while washes it with warm water, and if the stain is on a white cotton cloth, pour boiling water on the cloth, the stain will be removed.
  • Apply the bleach and water powder to the tea stain and let it sit in the sun for half an hour, then rinse with water. Dip the stained portion of the tea in hot milk and rinse after a few hours.


Before washing clothes, close buttons, zippers, etc. So that they are safe from being tied together.

Wash and dry clothes inside out to prevent them from fading.

When you wash dark-colored clothes for the first time, mix some salt in cold water, it will boil the color of the clothes.

The use of salt is also useful for lightening dark-colored clothes that have been washed several times.

Squeeze a few lemons into the water after washing clothes to remove the yellow tint from white clothes and soak and squeeze the clothes in this water.

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