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Q: I always have problems removing tomato sauce and BBQ sauce stains on my fabrics, what is a good method of successfully cleaning them?

A: Soak in cool water for 30 minutes and rub the Excelsior HE Laundry Detergent into stain

Q: Grease from food stains are always difficult for me to remove. Do you have any tips on removing that type of stain?

A: For a combination of greasy/non-greasy stains (ex. mayonnaise) run cool water over the stained area, rub with Excelsior HE Laundry Detergent, soak and rinse. If stain persists, rub with dry-cleaning solution. Grease stains (ex. For cooking/salad oil) on washable fabrics, pour boiling water and wash using Excelsior HE Laundry Detergent. On non-washable fabrics, absorb vim paste of baking soda, cornmeal, or cornstarch. For butter stains, mix one teaspoon of Excelsior HE Laundry Detergent with a cup of lukewarm water and blot.

Q: Are candle wax stains impossible to remove?

A: No, they’re not! Here is a helpful hint: 1. Rub with ice, scrape with fingernail 2. Wipe remainder with dry-cleaning solvent, dry, wash using Excelsior HE Laundry Detergent 3. Use bleach in wash if color remains 4. Or, soak in white vinegar or rub with egg white, launder with Excelsior HE Laundry Detergent 5. Mix one teaspoon of Excelsior HE Laundry Detergent with a cup of lukewarm water. Blot

Q: How do you remove chewing gum from clothing?

A: The secret to removing chewing gum is to freeze it until it hardens and can be easily scraped off. Either rub the gum with an ice cube or place the item in a plastic bag in the freezer until frozen. Afterwards wash with Excelsior HE laundry detergent in lukewarm water.