How To Get Rid Of Beet Juice Stains
Beet is one of those vegetables that you can turn into yummy beet juice. It also has a lot of benefits for the mind and body. While a glass of beet juice has delicious and nutritious contents, one drop of it and it can cause stains. The red beet juice stain is one of the most stubborn stains that you may encounter. So if your favorite garment has been stained with beet juice, you must immediately try to get rid of it to avoid permanent damage to your cloth’s fabric.
Getting rid of beet juice is not as easy as removing other cloth stains. Nevertheless, there are still some few tricks that you can do to get that bright red liquid out of your cloth. If your refreshing beet juice drink has spilled on your cloth, here are some things you can do to get rid of the beet stains.
If the stain is new and fresh, you can just place the fabric under running water. The water pressure will easily dislodge the stain from the fabric so that you will not deal with too much red stains once you clean the cloth with soap. Just keep the cloth under the running water until most of the stain has come out.
Aside from running water, cold water can also help in removing some of the beet stains from the fabric. Simply get a basin and fill it with cold water. Submerge the stained area of the cloth in the water and wait until the red liquid has come out of your cloth’s fabric. Let the beet stained cloth be in the water for a few minutes.
Bread or sponge
An alternative to soaking the fabric in cold water is to use bread or sponge. Simply dip a slice of bread or sponge in cold water and squeeze some of the water out. Then, press the bread or sponge to over the stained area. The pores of the bread or sponge should be able to soak up the beet juice stain. Just repeat the method until the stain has greatly lessened.
After removing most of the stain, you can now use the stain remover. This will most probably just take care of the remaining beet juice on your cloth. Just get a stain remover and rub it around the stained area. Leave it there for a few minutes or as indicated in the stain remover label.
If you do not have stain remover, you can just skip the part and treat the stain with liquid detergent instead. With a few drops of liquid detergent, preferably dishwashing detergent, rub the stained area. Leave this for about half an hour to work.
Now that you have finished treating the stain with stain remover of liquid detergent, you can now wash your cloth. Check the label of your cloth or the fabric used and see how much heat the fabric can tolerate. Then, set your washing machine to this temperature. Run the machine and, when the water is hot enough and the detergent has been dissolved, put your clothes into it.
If the stain is too stubborn, you can treat your cloth with bleach. Use normal bleach or vinegar for white cloth and use a special kind of bleach for colored fabrics to avoid unwanted machine or bleach stains.