How To Remove any Stain from Bed Sheet

How To Remove any Stain from Bed Sheet
How To Remove any Stain from Bed Sheet

Following steps can be taken to remove any kind of stain from bed sheets.

Cornstarch and Dish Soap

Cornstarch is good to remove oil stains from bed sheet. Spread your bed sheet on a flat surface, take some cornstarch and sprinkle it well over the stain and let it sit for at least 60 minutes. After 60 minutes rub the cornstarch with your hands. This way, cornstarch will remove stain from the surface of bedsheet.

Now take a regular dish soap that you use. Pour some dish soap over the stains on the bed sheet and rub it well with the fingers or palm of your hands. Leave the bed sheet for around 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, wash your bed sheet in washing machine with laundry soap and hot water.

Baking Soda and Dish Soap

This method can be very helpful in removing grease stains from sheets. It is similar to the previous one, spread your bed sheet on plain surface and sprinkle the baking soda on the stain in a way that it covers the stain well. Now Take an old toothbrush and scrub the baking soda and leave it for around 60 minutes, it will start absorbing the dirt. Now take some regular dish soap and pour it on the layers of baking soda. Scrub the soap and baking soda again using toothbrush and leave it for another 30 to 60 minutes. After that, wash your bed sheet in washing machine with hot water, laundry detergent and white vinegar.

Baking Soda and Hair Spray

Hait Spray is mostly used to remove ink stains from the bed sheet. You can also remove oil/grease stains from bed sheet using common hair spray and baking soda. Like previous methods scrub the baking soda on stains with old toothbrush, then cover the stains and baking soda with hair spray and scrub it again. Leave the bed sheet for some time and wash it with hot water and detergent.

Aloe Vera and Dish Soap

Aloe Vera can be used to remove blood stains from bed sheet. Take some aloe Vera gel and dish soap in a small bowl. Mix them together using old toothbrush and then apply it on the stained part of the bed sheet. Scrub it well and leave it for 60 minutes. Then wash the bed sheet with detergent in hot water.

Use Hydrogen Peroxide Baking Soda and Dish Soap

Hydrogen Peroxide can be helpful in removing all kinds of stains. Take some hydrogen peroxide, baking soda, dish soap and old toothbrush. Soak the stained area of bed sheet with some hydrogen peroxide, then sprinkle a thick layer of baking soda over it. Pour some dish soap, and sprinkle some more baking soda. Now scrub the entire stained area with toothbrush and let it sit for 30 to 60 minutes. Then toss the bed sheet into washing machine and wash it with regular detergent and hot water.

Note: Hydrogen Peroxide also acts as bleaching agent and shouldn’t be used on colored bed sheets.

Bonus Tip

Before drying the bed sheet in dryer, make sure that the stain is gone completely. If stain is still there, then drying bed sheet in dryer can make it permanent and it will be much more difficult to remove it later.

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