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How to Cover a Bleach Stain on Fabric

Posted on Sep 28, 2011 by in Cleaning Advice | 0 comments

cleaners LondonBleach both can be your best friend and your worst nightmare. On one hand, you can use bleach for various purposes, such as to whiten your cloths or to clean your bathtub. However, on the other, if a few drops of this cleaning product fall on your carpet, the consequences will be terrifying. Unfortunately, such things happen and this is the main reason why you have to learn how to react fast and effectively in extreme situations, like that.

Professional cleaners in London have different clients, who come with different needs and have different problems. And bleach stains on fabrics is one of those problems. However, as you probably know, for every difficult situations, there is a solution. In this article, I will give you the chance to learn how exactly you can cover bleach stains on carpets, rugs and fabrics.

1. You will need a colour remover to remove entirely the colour from the affected area. This way, you can be sure that when you dye it, the colour will be the same throughout the entire fabric and the bleach stains will not be visible. However, you have to be very careful when using the colour remover. And do not forget to read the manufacturer’s instructions, before using it.

2. You have to pick a dye that is shade or two darker than the original one to dye the item. However, you have to test the fabric dye on some hidden area of the fabric first.

3. Professional cleaners London advise to fill in any remaining light spots with a fabric marker that matches the shade of the fabric. Let the fabric dye to sit over the night, before washing the re-coloured fabric.

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