Home Cleaning Tips & Advice
to remove bleach stains
We have all done
it. Somehow, either we accidentily splash bleach on our clothing
or something else while using bleach and don't notice it until
its too late, or we use bleach directly on a stain in a lapse
of brilliance and end up with a white "stain" in
place of the old one. But once you have a bleach stain, what
can you do to fix it?
once bleach has done its work, there is little you can do
if it was in a color other than white or off-white. Bleach
strips the color out of anything it touches with enough concentration,
so if bleach landed on a red tshirt, it is too bad.
So what can you
do when you have a bleach stain to remove? You can turn the
garnent into a funky tie-dye shirt where the bleach stain
would blend in with the tie-dye. Or you can bleach the rest
and then use dye to re-color the item. If it is upholstery
or carpet, contact the store you bought it from and ask what
they suggest. Often, small patches can be re-dyed to match
the original, meaning you won't neccessarily be stuck with
a white splotch in the middle of your dark blue carpet.
And for future,
whenever you use bleach, be very careful with it so you don't
end up with more of these problems in the future.