How to remove stains from surfaces

How to remove the most difficult stains from surfaces


Create a complete vademecum on how remove the spots from surfaces would not be feasible in one article. Here we will only mention some more or less home remedies for the spots that usually put more difficulty.


Don’t worry though: sometimes, remove stains old from fabrics or discard aloni from walls and surfaces is easier than you might think. You just need to know how to act.

How to remove stains from fabrics


There are hundreds of methods to remove stains from fabrics, for the simple reason that there are many types, and as many types of stains.
In detail, here are the more difficult to remove.


Absolutely for these spots the first thing to do before intervening will be put them in soaking even for 12 hours if necessary.
Then, depending on the type of stain, you will have to proceed with substances or different methods.

Rust and blood: how to remove stains from clothes


How to remove stains from clothes from rust it’s not that easy.
Dust the stain with sale and then squeeze the lemon juice.

Leave it on for at least 8 ore and then proceed with a normal washing.
For delicate fabrics such as wool or silk, it is preferable to take the garment to the dry cleaners.

Rust stains on jeans

The stains of blood, on the other hand, they are difficult to remove only if they are old.
In this case it will be necessary to treat them with one stain remover then keeping the garment to soak for at least 3 hours with detergent.

An excellent product is the enzymatic stain remover from CLUB4BRANDS Urine Free, for sale on Amazon, particularly functional for all organic stains.

This product will also be indispensable for those who have puppies at home who still do not know how to control themselves very well.

Stains that do not come off: wax and enamel


To remove patches of color from the nail varnish, only if it is not synthetic garments, use theacetone and then wash the garment as usual.

Blood stain on jeansThe congealed blood is particularly difficult to remove

To remove stains from cera of the candles proceed by detaching as many as possible by hand. Then place the stained area between two sheets of paper towels and pass over the iron hot.

To wash
afterwards with hot water. If the stain remains repeat the procedure.

Remove stains from floors


To remove the spots dai floors it is better to let go of grandma’s remedies. Some surfaces, in fact, are very delicate to certain substances.

Especially surfaces like the marble, as delicate as it is precious, they will be treated with products to this. Fila Cleaner pro is the right solution for this type of surfaces.

Suitable not only for marble but also for porcelain stoneware, wood, granite, terracotta and linoleum, thanks to its neutral pH.

Different speech for the floors of parquet.
A wet rag and hot water will suffice to remove simple stains and dirt. If the stains on the surface are particularly difficult, add lemon juice, alcohol or vinegar.

Remove stubborn stains from walls


Beyond ordinary cleaning, there are some types of stains, particularly for the walls difficult to remove.

Treatment to remove mold stainsRemoval of mold stains

The stains of mold, for example, in addition to being ugly, they are particularly harmful to health. Fortunately, there are two very effective ways to remove them.

Use a first dry cloth on the stain to roughly remove the mold. Then pass on the stains the wet cloth with hydrogen peroxide.

Wait for the wall to dry or help yourself with a hairdryer; finally, remove any residues with a soft brush.

The second method involves removing stains with bicarbonate, creating a solution with:

  • 1 liter of water;
  • 3 tablespoons of salt;
  • 3 tablespoons of baking soda.

Insert all in one sprinkle and treat the stains by drying as above. When cleaning mold stains it is good to use one mask because the spores are very toxic if inhaled.

Color spots: how to remove yellow markers and halos


If you have children at home, on the other hand, nothing is easier than finding yourself artwork a felt tip pen on the walls.

If the walls are painted it is best to consider covering the stains with a new coat of color. For other surfaces, however, use hot water and Marseille soap.

Dab with a sponge for approx 30 minutes and then dry. If the stains are particularly difficult, repeat the operation several times.

Classic accident when you have children in the houseMarker marks are among the most difficult stains

Finally, terribly unsightly stains and halos caused by radiators, smoke and stoves. In this case the best solution will be to use the bleach.

Also in this case, due to the vapors released by this substance, it is better to use one mask and gods gloves.

Rub the stained areas with a cotton cloth then rinse with another damp cloth.

How to remove damp stains from wood


To be anticipated immediately that, if the surface turns out particularly valuable, better to consult an expert to avoid doing further damage. Also in this case the nature of the stains can originate from various situations.


A white spot it is usually caused by humidity O condensation transferred from a glass or plate resting on the surface without protection.

Often, as you can guess, it presents the shape of the object that has been placed carelessly.

A black spot of the same form has the same origin but is more serious, because it means that the humidity has penetrated inside. For white spots you can simply use a iron and a folded tea towel.

Make sure the iron is without water and not in mode vapor.

Place the cloth on the stain, and with the iron at minimum temperature, pass it over. Repeat this operation until the stain disappears, wiping the surface between applications with a dry cloth.

Remove old wear stains on wood


Other stains that could form on particularly dated furniture are caused byusury and the passage of time.

Often these are formed for the simple and constant friction of who uses the object.
In this case there are no home remedies but only in good DIY.

Stained surface of a very worn tableA table stained with clear signs of wear

It will involve removing the stained and spoiled layer with sand paper or with gods abrasive discs which will speed up the operation. Then with one paint special paint the entire surface that will be as new as new.

Painting a table is the best way to prevent new stainsThe varnish will make the wood beautiful as well as durable

Lina Mae that’s why it’s a great product. The particular microporous structure of this paint will protect the treated surface and at the same time will not prevent the transpiration of the wood.

Remove stains from brass


Another surface that tends to get stained often at home is thebrass of handles and taps. Stains are usually caused byoxidation of the material.

There are three best methods for removing brass stains:

  • Marseille soap;
  • lemon and vinegar;
  • hot water and bicarbonate.


The Marseille soap it is very delicate but presents a practical problem.
The object must in fact be immersed in a basin and then rinsed. This obviously will not be very practical for handles and taps.

Handle stained by oxidationBrass handle with oxidation spots

With juice of lemon e vinegar mixed, however, stains caused by oxidation can be easily removed. Use a sponge or a soft cloth to treat stains.

Three simple ingredients for brass stain removalFor certain stains, 3 simple ingredients will suffice

Finally, hot water e bicarbonate they will be perfect for creating a cream.
You will need to dose them well in order to obtain a creamy consistency similar to toothpaste. Pass the mixture over the brass and leave to act for 10 minutes.

Rinse with water and lemon and then dry everything with a cloth antistatic.


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