At Red Hanger Cleaners, we've had been working with Wasatch Front families and professionals to dry clean and perform wash-and-fold services for over 40 years! We are fairly certain that we've seen every possible type of stain there is, and we're glad to share our experience.
Before trying to tackle tough stains, especially on potentially sensitive fabrics, it's always best to educate yourself to avoid making the situation worse. This month: we tackle the two most difficult stains to get out, according to Consumer Reports Magazine. Remember, if you need a personalized answer clothing or fabric care answer, please contact us and we'd be happy to help!
The World's Most Difficult Stain #1: Hot Chocolate with milk
a perfect storm of bad ingredients
Hot chocolate not only contains a highly-pigmented liquid (chocolate), it contains protein in the form of milk (and maybe cream or marshmallows if it's extra-fancy. Not to mention, it's hot! The added heat helps the stain set to your carpet or favorite shirt in no time. Here's what needs to be considered and why this stain was considered the most difficult after Consumer Reports performed hundreds of stain tests!
The Worl'ds Most difficult stain #2: baby poop
For environmental, health, or economic reasons, many families are going back to cloth diapers. We've covered this in a previous post, but it's worth revisiting, now that Consumer Reports has weighed in on the matter and we have so many young families in our community.
Hold your nose, follow these steps to clean cloth diapers, and you'll be fine!
If you have an extra-serious stain mishap, especially with tough-to-deal-with fabrics, Red Hanger Cleaners can probably help! Don't lose hope; contact us today and we may be able to help. We have locations open six days a week including free scheduled pickup and dropoff services all across the Wasatch front for your convenience. Additionally, we always have a monthly special; visit the page for extra savings.