How to Remove Ink Stains From Clothes

June 12, 2008 · Filed Under How to Remove  Bookmark and Share

Ink stain on the clothes is one of the problems of cleaning clothes and hence many people go to the drycleaners. Ink stains are simple and common problem of every house. People use costly detergents to remove the stains. Still some ink stains do clean. Many people have to give up their new dresses. Housewives are often irritated of their school children’s dresses. So this is an attempt to provide some tips for removing ink stains from the clothes.How to Remove Ink Stains from Clothes: Permanent Ink

How to Remove Ink Stains from Clothes-
The inks in permanent markers make fairly permanent marks on the clothes that they happen to stain. To deal with such a stain you must act at once. The longer you dilly-dally, the lesser the chances of you ever managing to get the stain out.

How to Remove Ink Stains from Clothes- One thing you can do is to place the stained side on absorbent towels and wet the stained area. But be careful…you do not want to spread all over the fabric. Continue this till the towels stop getting stained. Let the fabric dry and then carefully sponge the permanent ink stain with a dry-cleaning solvent. Let it dry, and then rub the area with detergent and rinse thoroughly.

How to Remove Ink Stains from Clothes- Apply hair spray to the stained area. Saturate the stain thoroughly, then blot any excess liquid. Do not rub the area as it may cause the ink to penetrate the fibers in the clothing fabric.

After the initial application has dried, reapply the area with hair spray again and blot any excess fluid.

Wash the garment as directed by its label.

How to Remove Stains from Clothes-
Especially if you work in an office, ink stains on your shirts or pants are inevitable, and it always happens when you are wearing white or khaki! Here is how to get the stain from pen ink out of your clothing.

Next, put a paper towel under the fabric the stain is on, spray the ink stain with hairspray and place another paper towel on top of the fabric (the fabric with the stain is sandwiched in between the paper towels). Working from the backside of the fabric, dab at the stain (the ink will go onto the front paper towel).

How to Remove Ink Stains from Clothes- Try a light spray of hair spray to loosen the laundry stains. Soak in a solution of 1 quart warm water, 1/2 teaspoon dishwashing detergent, and 1 tablespoon white vinegar for 30 minutes; use care when using vinegar on cotton and linen. Rinse with water and allow to dry. If Stain persists, apply rubbing alcohol to the stain and cover with an absorbent pad moistened with alcohol (use alcohol sparingly on acrylic and modacrylic). Let stand as long as any stain is being removed. Change pad as it picks up the stain. Keep both the stain and pad moist with alcohol. Flush with alcohol and allow to dry. If any trace of stain remains, soak in a solution of 1 quart warm water, 1/2 teaspoon dishwashing detergent, and 1 tablespoon ammonia for 30 minutes. Rinse thoroughly with water and allow to dry.l



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