How to Remove Red Wine from White Fashion Clothes

Known to be a staple at family gatherings and special events, red wine is one of the most popular drinks in the United States. Though its exotic flavor makes it a favorite, it can produce some extremely hard-to-remove stains if dropped onto your favorite dress, carpet, or sofas, which tends to happen a lot during parties and special occasions.

Getting rid of a red wine stain is no less than an ordeal, however, it is not completely impossible to achieve. If you have a cute outfit that has been ruined due to red wine stains, and you have been wondering how to remove red wine from white fashion clothes, we have compiled a step-by-step guide to help you get your precious outfit back to its original state.

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Supplies You Need

o   A large bowl

o   A good quantity of table salt

o   A clean white napkin or cloth

o   Boiling water

o   A pot holder

 

Blot the Affected Area

Using a clean, damp, white cloth, gently dab at the stained area to remove any excess wine. Make sure that you do not rub the stained area, as this will allow the stain to set into the fabric, making it even harder to remove.

 

Keep the Fabric Taut

Place a large bowl underneath the affected area, with the stain located at the center of the bowl, and secure it into position using a rubber band.

 

Spread Salt onto the Stain

Cover the stain with an ample amount of salt and let it sit for about five minutes, allowing the salt to soak in the liquid. Do this as soon as possible, because the longer it takes to apply the salt, the harder it will be to remove the stain.

 

Pour Hot Water onto the Stain

Gradually and carefully, pour an ample amount of boiling water onto the stain. Make sure to pour it from a height of at least 8 inches, as this will help in eliminating the stain faster and more effectively from the fabric.

 

Wash the Fabric Using Hot Water

Now put your fabric into the washing machine and turn on the hottest water setting to clean the fabric thoroughly and effectively. Once it has been washed, check to see if the stain has vanished. If the stain still persists, repeat the above-mentioned steps to completely get rid of the stain. Do not put it in the dryer until the stain has been removed entirely.

This handy guide on how to remove red wine from white fashion clothes will help you get rid of the toughest stains, saving you the trouble and heartbreak of throwing your favorite white clothes into the trash.