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How to remove orange pollen stains from curtains

June 4, 2014 | Filed under Stain removal

Wendy has asked “How can I remove orange lily stains off cream curtains please”

I’ve checked this out with a florist and been told that the orange stain is in fact pollen and you shouldn’t rub it or wet it. If you put the sticky side of sellotape over the stain, the pollen will lift off when you take the tape away. repeat as necessary.

Alternatively you can leave the stain till it’s dry then brush it with a pipe cleaner or some polystyrene, then put the curtains in the sun.

Curry stain on carpet

July 28, 2013 | Filed under Stain removal

If you have spilled some curry on the carpet, try to clean it up as soon as you can.  It is the turmeric in the curry mixture that causes the stain and the problem.

Make a mixture of …Read more

Getting brown stains off new shower cabinet

May 22, 2010 | Filed under Stain removal

Hi

My mum used undiluted oil of cloves to clean her new shower cabinet , PVC shower liner . She saw this tip on a TV show but missed the bit about diluting it,  anyway it has caused some ugly brown stains down the liner and on the shower tray and as yet nothing I have tried will touch it . Any hints or help hear will be greatly received . Thanks P.C. (name supplied)

To remove scorch marks from clothing

April 9, 2010 | Filed under Stain removal

Oh dear – you got sidetracked while you were ironing and left the hot iron on your favourite  shirt.  Now you’re faced with a nasty brown scorch mark.  What to do! …Read more

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