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How to Remove a Coffee Stain

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Let’s face it: spills happen. Next time your morning cup of java winds up on your favourite shirt, don’t fret. Just follow this simple guide and with a few household items – and a little elbow grease – your garment will be good as new in no time.
What you'll need: 
A bowl
A pre-wash stain treatment
Biological washing powder
A pipette
An oil solvent (dry-cleaning fluid)
For washable fabrics, stretch the garment over a bowl and pour boiling water from a height of about one foot directly onto the stain.
Bleach the stain by applying a solution of 1 part distilled white vinegar and 1 part water with a pipette. Rinse well.
If your beverage contained milk, apply some biological washing powder and water and work into a lather. Flush thoroughly with water.
If you added sugar to your drink, you may need to treat the area with a pre-wash stain remover before laundering.
If the garment is non-washable, apply some washing powder and a small amount of water. Rub to form suds and then rinse.
Bleach the area with vinegar as in step 2 and rinse.
Finally, apply a dry-cleaning stain remover fluid (oil solvent) if the beverage had milk in it and then rinse well with cold water.


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