Orange stains result from both orange juice and underground water. Read below to learn how to remove orange stains.

How To Remove Orange Stains

For any homemaker, success depends on simple things, from sending the kids to school on time to keeping the house spic and span to attending a parent-teacher meeting to treating her husband’s friends with a lavish dinner. The reward in this case is just the smooth running of the family. Another very common rewarding experience for a homemaker is to keep her husband’s and children’s clothes free from stain. In kids, stain is a constant fixture much like their innocence. Wherever kids are, no clothes nearby are safe. As such, most homemakers are constantly on the lookout for adept methods on removing stains. Among the most common stains are orange stains caused by orange juice or soda spill. And for those using underground water, fighting orange stains is a regular phenomenon because the iron in the water results in dark orange stain. Therefore, it is very essential to know how to remove orange stains from a variety of materials. The tips given below will help you effectively remove orange stains.

Tips For Removing Orange Stain

From Clothes
  • Using an absorbent pad and a little bit of water, dab the excess stain from the cloth. 
  • Take a bucket full of warm water and mix half a teaspoon of dish soap and one tablespoon of white vinegar.
  • Soak the stained clothes in this water for 15 minutes. Thereafter, gently rinse the clothes and leave them to air dry.  
From Carpets
  • Using a tissue or absorbent pad, remove the excess stain from the pad.
  • Take two cups of warm water and mix one tablespoon of liquid hand dishwashing detergent.
  • Dampen a clean cloth in the solution and sponge the stain. Make sure that you don’t spread the stain. Blot until the stain starts to loosen and fade.
  • Next take two cups of warm water and mix one tablespoon of ammonia. Apply a little bit of the solution on the stain and using a clean cloth, blot the stain until it disappears.
  • Finally, sponge the stain with cold water and blot dry.
From Upholstery
  • Scrape off the excess stain.
  • Take two cups of cool water and to it mix one tablespoon of liquid dishwashing detergent.
  • Take a clean white cloth and dampen it in the detergent solution. Then use it to sponge the stain from the upholstery. You can also use a satin cloth for the purpose.
  • Allow it to set for five minutes and then using the clean white cloth, blot dry until the detergent solution is fully absorbed.
  • After the stain disappears, sponge with cold water and blot dry.
From Blonde Hair
  • Mix two teaspoons of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) powder with a packet of clear gelatin. Then add two ounces of warm water and mix. First wash the hair with a mild shampoo. Then apply the mixture on the hair and allow it to set for a few minutes. After that, rinse the hair thoroughly. Apply this once a week.
  • Another method is to mix one part white vinegar and two parts water in a spray bottle. Wash and dry the hair and then spray the solution. Leave the solution on the hair for a few minutes and then wash. Do this a couple of times a week.

With the tips given above, the task of removing orange stains would surely have become easier. Apply these tips in your every day cleaning endeavor and have stain-free life!

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