Today I am bringing you another mum’s essentials guide this is one of those things boring as hell but if your a mum you need to know, my kids are always getting stains, whether that be grass, food, pen or paint. The lovely team at ACE are in the know when it comes to stain removal and have sent me this great guide to share with you guys!
Over to them..
Children’s clothes can be a real magnet for mud, dirt, food stains and grime and it can be a tough job for parents to keep their kids’ uniforms and sportswear looking good for longer. Unfortunately, as every parent knows, these types of stains can prove tricky to remove from clothes.
Thankfully ACE, which can be applied directly to stains or simply added to a wash, provides a gentle way to remove tough stains, ensuring that the whole family’s clothes look pristine and spotless every time – and all at a fraction of the cost of the UK’s top-selling stain remover!
The stain experts from ACE Gentle have given us their ABC (and D!) to help bin the burden of stubborn stains, and prolong the life of your little one’s loved clothes.
A is for ACTION – Take action to deal with the stain as soon as possible. The longer a stain is left the harder it can be to get out. Tackling the stains immediately with ACE will help to eradicate stains completely.
B is for BLOT – Blot both sides of the stain rather than rub it. Rubbing only enables the mark to penetrate deeper into the fabric making it more difficult to remove. Use a white clean cloth and repeatedly press it into the marks in order to soak up any excess liquid. Once most of the liquid has been absorbed it is then time to apply ACE stain remover to really get to work on eliminating unsightly blotches.
C is for CARE – Care for your stain by treating it from underneath so that the water pressure is directing the mess off the mark and not deeper into the fabric. Applying ACE stain remover in this manner is a highly effective way to make stains disappear.
D is for DISCARD – Remove and discard any excess food from the offending items of clothing before starting to treat the stain with ACE stain remover. The best way to do this is to use a spatula or plastic spoon to remove the surplus grime otherwise there is a greater volume of stain power to deal with and this makes it much harder to get out.
Perhaps the most illuminating fact about stain removal is that if the stain is prominent when the garment goes into the wash, then it is likely to be there when it comes out unless a stain-removing additive is used. The good news is that almost any stain can be removed, but the real secret is to do the work and attack the mark before or during washing.
ACE is particularly effective at removing stubborn stains and is formulated to tackle the eight most common stains caused by dirt, grease, makeup, body soils, food, drink, outdoor and enzymatics. It is currently available from Waitrose, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and some branches of Asda. One litre of ACE Gentle Classic retails at £1.99 and ACE capsules retail at £3.99 for 14. A 700ml bottle of ACE Gentle also launched in Poundland at the beginning of the year.