Tired of scrubbing at stains only to have them not disappear…again? Whether you have stains on your laundry, your pans, or your furniture, use these genius stain removal tips to get rid of tough stains with ease.
Stains are inevitable but they sure are a pain to deal get rid of. There is hope for even the most impossible-looking stain!
You probably already have several things in your home that can be useful in removing even the toughest of stains. Before giving in to your first inclination to toss out your stained item (trust me, I completely understand that impulse) or buy yet another stain remover, stop for a minute.
Check out these top-notch tricks for getting stains out using supplies you already have. From pots and pans to your favorite couch, we’ve got you covered!
How to Get Stains Out: Top Stain Removal Tricks For Every Part of Your Home
These tips cover how to remove a stain from almost anything in your life. Check them out – they are so amazing that you’ll thank me later!
DIY General Stain Remover | My Frugal Adventures
This DIY stain remover works on just about any clothing stain you can imagine. No guess-work trying to determine what the stain is (that’s the best part!). Just put this stuff on and let it work its magic.
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Best Carpet Stain Remover | Kids Activities Blog
If you’ve got kids and pets, you probably also have dirty carpets. This 2-ingredient carpet stain remover has saved the day time and time again in my home!
Remove Water Stains | One Crazy House
Water stains aren’t the easiest to clean! It seems like no matter what I do, they come back… until I discovered the power of lemons! Now all I do is rub a cut lemon on the sink to get rid of water stains in a snap.
How to Clean Toilet Stains | One Crazy House
Learn how to get rid of just about any toilet stain in our toilet cleaning tips post. It’s a must-read!
Clean Your Pizza Stone | An American Housewife
Run your pizza stones through the oven’s self-cleaning cycle to get them looking like new again. Couldn’t be easier!
Video: The Power of Lemons
Oh, the power of lemons! Check out this video I made and try this tip the next time you have a stubborn cooked on spill.
How to Remove Pet Stains | One Good Thing
Get rid of pet accident stains with baking soda and vinegar. The trick is to pour the vinegar first to soak the stain and then add the baking soda.
Restore Stained Items | The Kitchn
Get rust stains out of cast iron pans with a steel wool scouring pad. Make sure to season it right away after it’s been scoured and washed to prevent rust from recurring.
How to Clean Stained Glass Bakeware | Good Housekeeping
Looking for the absolute BEST way to get gunk out of your glass bakeware? Good Housekeeping tested it and found that baking soda and dish soap was the most effective. Who knew?
Remove Calcium Buildup | Two Twenty-One
Battling calcium build-up on your faucets? Get rid of the stains with a half and half solution of CLR and water tied around the faucet. Follow it up with a magic eraser. Sparkling!
Stain Removal From Mattresses | Housewife How-To’s
It’s not pleasant to talk about, but if you have young kids, you likely have urine and sweat stains on at least one mattress.
Get out those yucky, smelly mattress stains with a mixture of baking soda, peroxide, and dish soap. I can’t believe how amazing this hack works!
Whiten Your Pillows | Practically Functional
Wash and whiten your pillows in your washing machine – it’s super easy!
Here’s the trick: add dishwashing detergent in addition to your laundry detergent, bleach, and washing soda.
Permanent Marker Stain Removal | Good Housekeeping
Every parent has dealt with permanent marker stains at one time or another. Get those permanent marker stains out of every kind of fabric with these clever tips.
How to Remove Sweat Stains From Clothes | One Good Thing
Keep those t-shirts look practically new by getting rid of unsightly armpit stains with hydrogen peroxide and Dawn. Oh I wish I had known that years ago!
Spic and Span Shower Curtain | Tastefully Eclectic
If your shower curtain liner looks gross, don’t bother cleaning it by hand! Toss it in the washing machine with a cup of vinegar and a couple of towels. Wash it on a hot, gentle cycle, and then hang it to dry. Just do NOT put it in the dryer.
Couldn’t be easier, right?
Clean You Microfiber Furniture | The Creek Line House
Microfiber furniture is terrific until it gets really dirty, then it can become difficult to clean without leaving discoloration.
Avoid the whole problem by using rubbing alcohol to spot clean microfiber furniture.
Is your bakeware stained after years of use? Get it looking shiny and new again with oven cleaner, abrasive pads, and a few other household tools.
Related Post: The Best Way to Remove Bakeware Stains
Cleaning Cutting Boards | One Good Thing
Use a combination of lemon and sunshine to get your white cutting board pristine again. This is brilliant, and I have to try this one!
Clean Copper Pots Naturally | What’s Up Fagans?
Clean copper pots with vinegar and salt. Use this great trick for those copper-bottomed pots that always look dirty.
There’s no doubt that stains can be a frustrating inconvenience any way you look at it. But, with these handy stain removal tools, you can remove almost any stain with very little effort.
Just, don’t give up on that stain mattress yet…there’s still hope.