Drinking coffee, in addition to its positive aspects, has consequences that almost no one would want to face. Namely, coffee stains, which are considered one of the most difficult to remove. To make drinking the drink as pleasant as possible and not ruin your mood due to an accidentally planted stain, you need to know how to deal with coffee stains.
Please note that coffee stains must be removed fresh. Before you can find a way to remove the coffee stain, it must not dry out. Otherwise, it will be much more difficult to cope. Over time, the coffee stains turn into hard, yellowish-brown spots.
If such a nuisance happened to you and it left a coffee stain on your clothes, then you should not panic and think about how to remove the coffee stain. First of all, think about whether you have hydrogen peroxide in your medicine cabinet. Not only is it a multi-functional remedy for illnesses, hydrogen peroxide also helps to discolor coffee stains. Pour some solution on the cloth and leave it like this until it dissolves completely. There are different types of fabrics, so to avoid damaging the fabric, test the peroxide on a small piece of fabric beforehand. Note that white clothing, on which even the smallest stains are visible, is the most troublesome. If coffee stains are difficult to remove on a white cloth, try diluting hydrogen peroxide with ammonia.
By the way, ammonia can also help you in the fight against coffee stains on colored clothes. To do this, mix equal parts of ammonia, water, and glycerin. Apply the resulting mixture on the coffee stain. After that, the clothes should be left on for a day, and then washed with soapy water. By the way, this recipe is also suitable for removing old coffee stains.
Ammonia is an excellent remedy for removing coffee stains from silk and wool fabrics. It is better to clean this matter with a cloth dampened in ammonia. Then the thing can be washed without fear of the remaining traces of past misfortunes.
If you decide to use any other method of removing coffee stains, then, to avoid the risk of spoiling it, still wash your clothes in water to which ammonia is added.
Removing a coffee with milk stain is quite difficult, because you will have to clean the fabric not only from the coffee, but also from the fat contained in the milk. For such situations, experts advise to use, do not be alarmed, gasoline; it is this substance that generally helps in the most advanced cases. To remove café au lait stains, moisten a cotton swab with gasoline and blot the stained area. Using gasoline will help degrease the stain from your clothes. And then you need to work according to the already familiar scheme, when the stain is discolored with hydrogen peroxide. Also, to get rid of the yellowish color on the fabric in the place where the coffee was spilled, the hydroperite sold in a pharmacy will help you, it has a composition close to hydrogen peroxide.
The stain on the wool fabric should be removed as follows. You can put a napkin under the fabric where the stain is. The laundry soap should be cut into the fabric. The resulting chips should be rubbed over the stain. Then add a few drops of ammonia and scrub the coffee stain with a soft bristle brush. The napkin needs to be checked, it may need to be changed several times in the process. After the procedure, in the dirty area, the fabric should be washed and moisture removed with a napkin. But this stage will not be the last. If you still have a pale yellow coffee mark on your clothes then you will have to turn to the aforementioned hydrogen peroxide. However, it must be borne in mind that wool is a delicate material that requires special attention. So you wet the stain with peroxide, then pat dry and wash your clothes.
If you are concerned about coffee-stained clothing, you can contact a dry cleaner, where they will help you remove most types of dirt.