A good laundry stain remover can really lighten the load when it comes to your household’s dirty clothes. For anyone who’s busy (or even a bit clumsy), a stain remover can keep yours and your family’s (or housemate’s) clothing looking its best. There’s nothing worse than spilling a drop of spaghetti sauce or a splash of red wine on your favorite shirt and not being able to get it out. Make sure you’re looking out for your most favorable items by having the best laundry stain remover on standby in your laundry room.
If you’re not sure what to look for in a stain remover, don’t worry, we’ve done the work for you to make things easy. Check out our list of the best laundry stain removers, and shop great picks like this Grove Co. Stain Remover Spray that’s powered by natural cleaning enzymes and comes in a convenient spray bottle you're sure to love.
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Carpet catastrophes can make you go into panic mode in three seconds flat. Avoid the stress of sweating it with this Pure Sense Clean Stain and Odor Remover. From wine tumbles to pet accidents and even "I’m sorry mommy"–paint spills, this Real Simple cleaning formula has your back when it comes to some of the toughest-to-get-out stains and odors. …
Having pets is so enjoyable and rewarding, except when accidents or messes happen. Stay on top of pet stains and odors with help from this Paw Sense Pet Stain & Odor Remover. This Grove Collaborative exclusive product is sulfate-free, paraben-free, made in the US, and never tested on our furry friends. It’s also made with 100-percent natural, …
Our Stain Removing Spray is powered by natural cleaning enzymes to eliminate grease and other everyday stains from laundry.
Spray now, wash later. This Seventh Generation Stain Remover treats stains when they happen, so that when you get to actually washing your items, even if that’s a week (or two) later, you won’t have to worry about stains ruining your favorite shirt, sweater, or vintage pair of jeans. From baby spit up to full-on coffees spills, Seventh Generation …
When we get a stain on our clothing, we usually turn to our trusted, best laundry stain remover, but not many of us think about the science behind how a stain remover works — we’re just thankful it does. Stain removers use enzymes, as well as other proteins, to help break down stain molecules. The enzymes digest protein that is found in stains. They also usually contain bleach which can help break down colors that lead to the appearance of a stain, too.
Ever wonder why most stain removers have to sit a set period of time before they start to work? The answer is because they’re getting to work — their enzymes and/or bleach are taking their time to do their magic. We mean, even Rome wasn’t built in a day, right?
Oil stains could possibly be the worst stains ever to get out of clothes, and even if there’s something worse, we still dread the day our clothes, or anyone’s in our household, comes down to the laundry room with an oil stain. The good news is when this happens, there’s a trick you can do with baking soda and vinegar to lift oil stains that have set in.
Follow these simple steps below:
Read more about removing oil stains from clothing in our in-depth Clean Team article.
When you’ve noticed a stain on your carpet, it’s your best bet to tackle that sucker right away in order to get it out before it decides to call your carpet its new home. Sometimes, carpet stain removers or even a simple stain remover pen might work at removing carpet stains — it really depends on what the stain originated from and how big it is.
If stain removers alone aren’t doing the job, here’s what you can do to remove a nasty stain from your carpet:
If you're looking to get dog poop (or human, we won't judge) out of your carpet or if you spilled that glass of red wine on your white rug, we've got more in-depth cleaning instructions to help you out there too.
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