How to Remove Old Blood Stains From Bed Sheets
1. Soak the bed sheets in cold water for several hours to overnight.
2. Apply vinegar to the stain, and let it sit for 30 minutes. Then, wash the bed sheet as usual using cold water.
3. Use a paste made from meat tenderizer and water.
- Mix 1 tablespoon of meat tenderizer with 2 teaspoons of cold water into a paste.
- Spread the paste onto the stain.
- Let it sit for 30 to 60 minutes.
- Brush the paste off.
- Wash the sheets in cold water
4. Use laundry detergent and water on light stains.
- Mix 1 part laundry detergent and 5 parts water in a small cup.
- Stir to mix them.
- Apply the mixture to the stain.
- Pat it in with a soft-bristled brush.
- Wait 10 to 15 minutes.
- Blot the stain with a damp sponge or towel.
- Pat it dry with a white towel.
5. Consider using hydrogen peroxide on stubborn stains.
- Pour some hydrogen peroxide onto the stain.
- Pat it with a soft-bristled brush.
- Wait 5 to 10 minutes.
- Blot the stain with a damp sponge or rag.
- Pat the stain again with a clean, dry towel.
6. Soak extra stubborn stains in borax and water for several hours to overnight.
7. Wash sheets after any stain-removal treatment.
- It is recommended to use cold water, a mild detergent, and cycle setting.
- Remove the wet sheets as soon as the cycle ends.
- Let the sheets air dry either by hanging or in the sun.