How To Remove Stubborn Yellow Stains On A Pillow Fast
May 3, 2019 17:59 By Fabiosa
Don’t rush to get rid of your pillows or pillowcases after seeing yellow stains on them. There might be a way to save them.
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Why pillows turn yellow
1. Saliva and sweat produced in our sleep. They get into the fabric and leave yellow stains.
2. Bleaching under the sun. Under the influence of direct sunlight, the protective layers of fabric are destroyed, leading to the appearance of stains on the pillow.
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3. Natural wear. In some cases, these stains on faded fabric can be permanent.
How to save the pillow and pillowcase
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Ingredients for a magic detergent:
- 1 cup of dishwasher detergent powder;
- 1 cup of washing powder;
- 1 cup of bleach;
- 1/2 cup of borax.
Fill 1/3 of the washing machine drum with hot water (check the maximum permissible temperature on the label), add the mixture of the ingredients to the water, and stir in the drum a little to mix everything up.
Put two pillows and pillowcases in the washing liquid and soak them for 30 minutes in it to allow the product to get deep into the fibers.
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Gradually add hot water and run two cycles of the longest wash.
- use a delicate wash mode for feather and down pillows, and for synthetic fibers, only low temperatures of 100-120°F;
- wash pillows every 3 months;
- put a couple of tennis balls in the drum and the pillows will remain soft and voluminous.
Do you know of any other tricks to get rid of pillow stains? Let us know in the comments.
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