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Fabric softener

Fabric softener

Treat stains as soon as possible after staining. The older the stain, the more difficult it will be to remove.

All stain removal methods should be applied prior to laundering washable garments. Stains that have been laundered and dried are almost impossible to remove.

Washable Fabrics

Steps to Clean

Chemical solvents and supplies

  • Bar soap
  1. Rub stained area with bar soap – (Ivory) and launder as usual.
  2. Repeat if necessary.
  3. To prevent stains, dilute softener before using.