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How to Remove Stains from White Cotton Towels

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By island843

My Laundry Question

How to get set-in stains out of cotton white towels.

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Most of the stains are make-up, blood, shoe polish and sun tan lotion.

already washed and dryed. gets that out I own a cleaning co. and the guest destroy the towels hand towels and wash cloths. The sheets only get blood, and bleach

Lessons Learned

  • tried bleach, oxyclean,and resolve.

Mary Marlowe Leverette, About.com Laundry & Laundry Rooms, says:

Unfortunately, different stains need different cleaning techniques depending on the type of stain. You'll find the stain removal techniques for each type of stain listed in Stain Removal A to Z. You should also contact the Association of Linen Management for more tips and learning programs.

Good luck!

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