The trick to remove bleach stains from clothes

When we stain our clothes with bleach, for example while disinfecting the bathroom, what we usually do is throw it away because we believe that there is no remedy since the base color degrades. Nevertheless, there is a trick as simple as it is effective to remove bleach stains from clothes. Best of all, we don’t need to spend a fortune on a very expensive product, but it is a 100% homemade solution.

remove bleach stains from clothes

Thanks to this trick to remove bleach stains from clothes, we can save that sweater or that pants that we are so fond of. What we have to do is the following:

  1. The first thing is to fill 1/4 glass of gin or vodka. It is important that it be one of these alcoholic beverages, because it does not work with the rest.
  2. Next, we take a piece of cotton and soak it in gin or vodka. In this way, we manage to drag the dye from the affected area, in such a way that it is distributed throughout the rest of the garment and the stain is concealed.

It should be noted a trick that works only with small stains on light colored clothes. It is important to act quickly! If the bleach has already bleached the clothes and it is a dark-colored garment, the only thing left to do is dye it or customize it.

If we want to dye it, in the market we can find specific dyes for clothes. Of course, we must follow the manufacturer’s instructions to the letter. It is important that we look for a color that is closest to the original.

If we like crafts, we can also cover the stain by placing a patch. Another option we have is to create our own tie dye printtrend this season in the world of fashion.

yellowish spot

When we have already used too much bleach or yellowish stains appear on white clothes due to deterioration itself, there are also some home tricks to recover them.

One of the ones that works best is bicarbonate. It consists of applying a little sodium bicarbonate directly on the stain and scrub with a soft bristle brush. We let it act for 20 minutes, and then we wash with the appropriate program in the washing machine.

We can also use a few drops of hydrogen peroxide and a squirt of vinegar. As with the baking soda, we scrub with a soft-bristled brush and wash in the washing machine.