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Stain and odor removal techniques for washable and non-washable clothing.
  1. Remove Baby Stains (8)
  2. Remove Drink Stains (13)
  3. Remove Farm Stains & Odors (15)
  4. Remove Food Stains (83)
  5. Remove Gum & Wax Stains (7)
  6. Remove Holiday Stains (14)
  7. Remove Make-Up Stains (12)
  8. Remove Office Supply Stains (15)
  9. Remove Oily Stains (8)
  10. Remove Outdoor Stains (13)
  11. Remove Pet Stains and Odors (7)
  12. Remove Protein Stains (15)
  13. Remove Red Stains (11)
  14. Remove Seasonal Stains (6)
  15. Remove Smoke Odor and Stain (6)
  16. Remove Underarm Stains (4)
  17. Remove Wedding Dress Stains (2)
  18. Stain Removal by Fiber Type (15)
  19. Stain Removal from Leather (8)

Reader Questions & Answers: Color and Dye Transfer in Laundry
We all know what happens when a red sock gets mixed into a load of whites - pink underwear! About.com Laundry readers share their questions about color and dye transfer in laundry. I hope you'll find some answers that help you. Or, share your question here .

Laundry Stain Removal Tips A to Z
Laundry stain Removal tips A-Z for clothes.

10 Rules for Stain Removal
Stain removal is one of the most crucial parts of handling your family's laundry. These 10 rules are the basics of any type of stain removal.

About.com Video - How to Get Rid of Mildew Odors
Still have towels that don't smell fresh even after they are washed? Learn how to get the odor out with this step-by-step video.

How do I remove jewelry tarnish stains from laundry?
How to remove jewelry tarnish stains from clothing. Jewelry tarnish stain removal from laundry.

How do I remove rust stains in the laundry?
How to remove rust spots and stains from clothing and textiles.

How do I remove sticker or decal residue from laundry?
How to remove decal or sticker residue from laundry.

How to Keep Reusable Grocery Bags Clean and Safe
Reusable grocery bags contain harmful bacteria. Learn how to clean them for safety.

How to Remove Glow Stick Stains
How to remove glow stick stains from laundry.

How to Remove Iodine Stains from Medical Scrubs
How to remove iodine stains from hospital scrubs.

How to Remove Paint Stains from Clothing
How to Remove Paint Stains from Clothing - Paint Stain Removal from Clothing

How to Remove Stains from Medical Scrubs - Medical Scrubs Stain Removal
Medical scrubs are subjected to many stains throughout the work day. Learn how to remove specific stains that you may encounter. For more information on day-to-day care of medical scrubs, click here.

How to Spot Treat Stains in the Laundry
How to spot treat stains in the laundry - spot treatment, sponging, stain removal.

Remove Common Laundry Stains
How to remove common laundry stains.

Removing Mystery Stains
Some stains mysteriously appear with no clue of their origin. Learn what steps to use to remove stains from unknown causes.

Stain Removal - How to Remove Similar Laundry Stains
Even with all of the things we can spill on our laundry, there are really only five types of stains - Protein, Oil-based, Tannin, Dye and Combination. Once you learn the correct way to treat each of these groups, you'll be a stain-removal pro.

What Causes Grease Spots on Just Washed Clothes?
What causes those spots that look like grease that mysteriously appear on clothing as they come out of the dryer? The culprit is dryer fabric softener sheets.

How do I remove fabric softener odor from clothes?
How do I remove fabric softener odor from clothes?

How to Whiten Dingy Clothes
How to Whiten Dingy White Clothes

How to Whiten Yellowed White Clothes and Linens
Keeping white clothes white is sometimes a challenge. Learn how to whiten yellowed, gray or dingy clothes and linens.

Free Laundry Android App - Stain Removal From Fabrics Home Methods
Free Laundry Android App - Stain Removal From Fabrics Home Methods

Free Laundry Android App - Tide Stain Brain
Free Laundry Android App - Tide Stain Brain

How do I Remove Stains from Metal Buttons - Metal Button Stains on Clothes
How to Remove Metal Button Stains on Clothes

How to Stop Dye Bleeding in Clothes
Is there a way to stop clothes dye from bleeding?

How do I remove dye transfer from clothes?
How do I remove dye transfer from clothes

How to Handle Flood Damaged Dry Clean Only Clothes - Clothes and Flood Damage
How to Handle Flood Damaged Dry Clean Only Clothes - Clothes and Flood Damage

How To Clean Flood Damaged Clothes - Laundry After A Flood
How To Clean Flood Damaged Clothes - Laundry After A Flood

How to Clean Clothes After a Flood - Flooding and Laundry
How to Clean Clothes After a Flood - Flooding and Laundry

My Washer is Ruining My Clothes
Mysterious stains appear after washing? Is it a mechanical problem or operator error?

About.com Video - How to Pretreat Stains
Learn the proper way to pretreat stains for better laundry success.

Are Your Towels Really Clean After Washing?
Learn how to get and keep towels really clean.

How to Remove Wood Stain From Clothes
Learn How to Remove Wood Stain From Washable and Dry Clean Only Clothes.

Office Emergency Stain Removal Kit For Clothes
Learn how to handle emergency clothing stains in the office.

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