How To Get Rid Of Mold Stains From Clothes And Fabrics

Mold stains appear because of moisture and are very easy to identify. Recent mold stains are light gray, and old mold stains are dark gray, sometimes black.

Get rid of mold stains on white cotton fabrics

For recent mold stains:
– soak the fabric for 2-3 hours in vinegar, then wash it with water and soap;
– apply a solution made of 100 ml of hydrogen peroxide and 20 ml of ammonia on the stain and leave it to act for 5 minutes, then rinse it with plenty of water.

For old mold stains:
– put 200 ml of ammonia directly on the stain and let it act for 15 minutes, then wash the laundry with water and detergent.

Mold stains on wool and silk

For recent stains:
– dab slowly 2-3 times the mold stains with a piece of cotton wool moistened in turpentine. Wash the clothing item with special detergent for wool and silk.

For old mold stains:
– wash the fabric with detergent, then let it to soak for 30 minutes in a diluted solution with 5% formic acid (500 ml). Rinse it with plenty of water.

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