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How do I remove beef stains from clothes?


How do I remove beef stains from clothes?

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Question: How do I remove beef stains from clothes?

Beef is a versatile meat that can produce just as many stains on clothes.


If the beef is raw, treat the spot like a blood stain. Flush the stain with cold water and then then launder as usual. Beef that is cooked usually produces an oily stain from the rendered fat. Oily stains require the use of a pre-treater solvent and then should be laundered in the hottest water appropriate for the fabric. If you don't have a stain remover product, just work a bit of heavy duty laundry detergent like Wisk or Tide which have stain removing enzymes into the stain. Let it sit for ten minutes and then wash as usual.


Many beef stains are combination stains due to the method of cooking and added ingredients. Follow these tips to remove gravy, BBQ or cheese or steak sauce.

If the garment is dry clean only, point out and identify the stain to your professional cleaner. If you are using a home dry cleaning kit, be sure to treat the stain with the provided stain remover before putting the garment in the dryer bag.

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