Top 3 Laundry Stain Removal Hacks Tested

By Terry Mehilos | Aug. 31, 2017 12:27 pm PST

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Remove grease stains, grass stains and ink stains. Find out which stain removal laundry life hacks actually work!

What’s the best way to get out grass stains? What about grease stains? Is hairspray or hand sanitizer better for removing ink stains? Just because you get a stain on your favorite clothing item doesn’t mean it’s ruined forever.

We’re testing three stain-removal hacks using common ingredients you should already have around the house to find out which ones actually work.

It’s time to test these hacks and reveal the truth!

Hack #1: Remove grass stains with a homemade solution of dish soap, hydrogen peroxide and water.

  • Combine 2 parts hydrogen peroxide with 1 part dish soap and cold water.
  • Place clothing item in the mixture and let soak for 15-20 minutes.
  • Rinse and wash as normal.

Hack #2: Remove ink stains with hairspray and hand sanitizer.

Take a cloth and place it in between the front and back of the clothing item so the stain doesn’t bleed through to the other side.

  • Saturate the ink stain either in hairspray or hand sanitizer. Blot with a cloth.
  • Wash as normal.
  • Which one worked? Watch to find out!

Hack #3: Remove grease stains with cola.

Grease stains are some of the toughest stains to get out. Can cola help remove them? We’re finding out!

  • Completely saturate grease stain with cola.
  • Let soak.
  • Wash as normal.

Want even more tips? Check out these washer and dryer maintenance tips to keep your laundry appliances running strong.

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