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How to Remove a Grass Stain


Whether you’re “diving” on the soccer field, playing in the park or gardening, don’t let grass stains ruin your day. Grass stains contain green chlorophyll and other proteins that penetrate the fibers of natural fabrics and, once dried, can be difficult or impossible to remove. As with all stains, it is important to act fast! We recommend the following steps to remove this type of stain.

Always check the care label. If your clothing is “dry clean only” have them sent to the dry cleaner as soon as possible and be sure to inform them of the type of stain. If the item is “laundry safe,” proceed to the next step. Turn the garments inside out to ensure you are forcing the stain out of the fabric instead of working it into the fabric. Blot stains with clear liquid dish-washing detergent or laundry detergent. Work the detergent into the garment until the stain is completely covered. It is best to use detergents that contains enzymes to help break down the protein in the stain. After treating the stained area, rinse and wash according to the care label instructions. If the stain persists, soak the garment in a solution made of water and an enzyme detergent. Repeat steps 3, 4, & 5 as need, then launder as usual.


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