We all know children can be rough on their clothes. An issue that is not only annoying, possibly, costly. With the end of the school year only two months away I don't know any parents or caregivers who want to, or plan to, buy any school clothes.
|After using eraser|
I had him remove as much gum add he could then I picked and peeled off as much as I could. I sprayed the pants with spot remover, but when they came out of the wash the gum strain was still there. For almost a week I contemplated whether to discard the pants, but they a good quality pair so last night I tried one more time.
|Spray with stain remover.|
There was a very faint spot where the gum was. It worked so well I wondered if I was looking at the correct pair of pants.
Let's review the easy steps:
- Erase gum to remove as much as you can.
- Soak spot with your favorite stain remover - I used Shout.
- Wash in hot water with bleach. Caution: If the item is a dark color I don't recommend this. Try a color-safe bleach instead.
Do you have any tried and true, but easy, methods of removing gum? Share them with us or let me know how this tip works for you.