How to remove stains from your pillowcase? In general, whatever the stains, you should treat them as soon as possible. The longer stain stayed on the fabric the more difficult to remove it.
How to Remove Food and Saliva Stains
- Cover the stain with enough liquid laundry detergent.
- Rub the fabric so the detergent permeates the fabric.
- Fill a sink with warm water and 1/2 cup ammonia.
- Soak the pillowcase for 30 minutes.
- Rinse the pillowcase with clean water.
- Use warm water to wash the pillowcase on a normal wash cycle.
How to Remove Blood or Vomit Stains
- Use cold water to rinse the pillowcase immediately.
- Mix 1 tsp. hydrogen peroxide and a few drops of ammonia.
- Dab the stain with this mixture and let it stay for 30 minutes.
- Rinse it with clear water.
- Wash the pillowcase in a regular cycle on warm water, using heavy duty liquid detergent.
- For heavily stained items, add oxygen bleach to the wash cycle. Never use chlorine bleach.
- To remove vomit or pet stains, you can try an enzymatic cleaner.
- Use cool or warm water to wash pillowcases and sheets for hot water will shrink sheets and shorten their life.
- Remove sheets and pillowcases from the dryer while they are slightly damp, reducing shrinkage and wrinkles.