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How to Get Ink Stains Out of Jeans

Posted on Nov 17, 2011 by in Cleaning Advice | 0 comments

Often, people don’t know how a certain stain has appeared on their outfit. However, when it comes to stain removal it is not important to know how the stain has happened but how to fix the problem. An ink stain on jeans is not hard to remove and certainly is not something to fear of, but it still will require an adequate treatment. These simple steps will help you to get ink stains out of your jeans in a proper and quick manner.
Instructions

  1. Get a hairspray and apply it directly on the ink stain as soon as possible. This will prevent the ink from settling into your jeans. Be careful to not over soak the jeans with hairspray, as recommended by experts.
  2. Blot at the problematic area with a white rag. The ink should start come out of the jeans into the rag. Reapply hairspray if needed and continue blotting until the ink stain is removed from the jeans. Keep in mind that this may take some time before the ink vanishes.
  3. Once the stain is gone, let the jeans dry completely, then wash them into your washing machine as usual. Hang out the jeans to air dry to prevent shrinking.

Cleaners Richmond Park advise to treat ink stains as soon as possible since it is much easier to remove a fresh stain than a stain that has been left to dry. You can use this method to remove ink stains from other types of clothing as well, but test it on an inconspicuous area first, as the hairspray may cause discolouration to some fabrics.

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