How to remove these common stains from clothing

“12 Candles dripping. Scrape off excess wax with a dull knife. Place stain between white paper towels.Press with a warm iron from back of fabric. Then place stain face side down on clean paper towels and sponge with a dry cleaning solvent. Air dry and launder as usual. If traces of color remain, launder again using bleach (chlorine or color-safe) according to fabric instructions.

11 Aunties kissing. To remove lipstick, scrape fabric stain with a dull knife. Use a dry-cleaning solvent or pretreat with detergent or stain treatment. Wash in warm water and air dry.

10 Chocolates melting. Pretreat with a liquid laundry detergent or soak fabric in warm water using a detergent containing enzymes. Difficult stains may require a bleach safe for the garment.”

Read about all of the “12 stains of Christmas” here.

Many people have most likely heard the parody Christmas song the “12 pains of Christmas”. Now, we have the laundry care version dealing with stains. While it’s a cute nod to the song, dealing with stains of any sort isn’t all that a pleasant of an experience.

At My Pilgrim Cleaners, our dry cleaning and laundry facility is capable of handling the toughest of stains. Our self-service coin operated laundry machines have a large capicity so that you can wash and dry large loads with ease. Call us at (612) 861-1697 with any questions about our services.

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