If you have kids it’s guaranteed they will get grass stains while playing outside. You might get them yourself while gardening or doing yardwork. You don’t have to worry though because these green splotches are easy to remove. Here’s our guide on how to get rid of grass stains.
Clean it Fast
Of course, the number one rule when dealing with any kind of stain is to act fast. The more quickly you treat the stain, the more likely it is to come out. The longer you wait, the more time the stain’s had to set into the fabric.
You should use cold water in conjunction with the below tips to remove grass stains. Warm water will set the stain in the fabric and make it more difficult to remove. Also, use white towels for scrubbing stains. If you use a colored towel, it can leave behind stains of the towel’s color on the fabric you are cleaning.
There are many ways to remove grass stains one of which is rubbing alcohol. Wet the grass stain with rubbing alcohol and let it air dry. When it has dried, rinse the stain with cold water and rub some dish soap into the grass stain. Rinse again and let it air dry.
Use Hydrogen Peroxide
You can also use hydrogen peroxide on grass stains. In a bowl mix together 1/4 cup of hydrogen peroxide, 1/4 cup of bleach, and 3/4 cup of water. Apply the mixture to the stain and rub it in. We recommend wearing gloves whenever you are dealing with bleach. Wait 30 minutes before rinsing with cool water.
This one is quick. Rub white vinegar into the stain and wash as you usually would. Violà! Grass stain gone!
What Not to Use
Never use products with ammonia or a degreaser to try and remove grass stains. These products can permanently set the stain.
Grass Stains Come Off Like Magic!
Now that you know these secrets, stains don’t have to take over your or your children’s wardrobes. Use these tips and a little elbow grease and show grass stains who’s boss!