Any tips from moms on getting stains out of clothing?

United States
February 18, 2009 3:16pm CST
I recently bought some bulk clothing for cheap for my son. About half of them have small stains. I really have no clue what to use to get them out. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you.
4 responses
• United States
19 Feb 09
Any type of enzyme product will work. Though, it may take a bit of elbow grease as our grandma's used to say.
@psspurgeon1 (1109)
• United States
18 Feb 09
I use oxyspray. I spray it on, let it sit for a couple hours and then throw it in the washer. The only thing so far that I haven't been able to get out this way is ink pen and permanent marker. It's awesome!
@Jae2619 (1484)
• United States
18 Feb 09
Ahh... buying clothes that have set in stains can be very tricky to remove. I would try pre-soaking them in a stain removing product or your every day laundry detergant over a good time span, and then launder them as normal. Some stains may never come out, but if they are in places that can be hid, i wouldn't worry to much about them, if they are stained badly, make it a play outfit.
• United States
18 Feb 09
I have heard that hairspray gets out alot of stains. I also use Shout and that does a good job , you might have to use it more than once but getting clothes for cheap is a good idea for kids because they just ruin and get them dirty most of the time anyways. Stains are a pian we keep alot in the laundry room that just are hung up and when we get to them we get to them it takes alot of time but if you have the time its a great thing to do.