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Removing Grass Stains

Grass Stain
Grass stains can be difficult to remove but proper stain removal procedures can increase your likelihood of success. Remember, not all dyes or fibers are the same, so it is necessary to test for colorfastness before using any stain removal agent.

To remove grass stains, first flush the area with a volatile dry solvent. Apply amyl acetate. This will remove the chlorophyll in the grass. Flush with volatile dry solvent again, then move to the wetside. Flush the area with steam. Apply a neutral synthetic detergent and 28% acetic acid or a tannin formula.

If the stain remains, move on to a general formula. If the staining still remains, apply a few drops of a rust removing solution. As a last resort, try an oxidizing bleach such as sodium perborate or hydrogen peroxide. Be sure to test for colorfastness before using a bleach.
Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/31/2018 10:18:03 AM