How to get ink out of clothes

 

How to remove ink stains, laundry tips, cleaning tips

Splattering ink all over your favourite shirt is super annoying!

Don’t worry about it. It’s not necessarily ruined here’s how to get the ink stain out of your clothing without using bleach or stain removal detergent. We’ll be using plain white value soap to do most of the hard work. This is a great product to have in at home it’s not only good for removing ink stains but a whole host of other little household cleaning jobs too.

What you need to remove ink stains
How to remove ink stains
  • Dampen the stain with warm water
  • Rub the stain with the white soap

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  • Brush the ink stain gently with the toothbrush. Be sure to brush gently you don’t want to damage the fabric.

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  • Rinse away the soap under a warm running tap. You’ll see that the ink stain is already much much fainter. Depending on how large the stain is you may need to repeat the soap rubbing and toothbrushing a couple of times.

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  • Put the shirt into the washing machine with your usual laundry liquid. Add a cup full of soda crystals to the detergent draw. Wash on the usual shirt cycle 40 degrees.
  • Once the shirt dries – you can see that the ink stain has gone.

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Not bad for a 15p laundry hack.

 

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  1. […] We’re talking the cheap bars of toilet soap you can get in the supermarket, go for the basic value range they cost around 15-20p a bar. This soap is ace at getting pretty much anything squeaky clean! We love it for cleaning stainless steel it leaves it super shiny – it’s also pretty fab at getting stains out of laundry. […]

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