Sour cherries or other red fruits stains are among the hardest stains to clean. Their pink or red juice remains well printed on the fabric, and if you don’t know how to get rid of them you will end with a big reddish stain or a ruined carpet or tablecloth.
Remove sour cherry stains on natural fabric clothes
Cotton or linen blouses and pants are our favorite garments during summer, but if you stained them with sour cherries, it will be challenge to remove them. You have to act immediately to get rid of stains, as it follows:
- pour hot water abundantly over the stains
- leave the garment to soak in warm water with an active oxygen detergent
- squeeze the juice of half of lemon over the stain and let it act for 15 minutes
- wash the clothing item in the washer
Remove sour cherry stains on synthetic materials
- soak the garment in cold water
- squeeze lemon juice over the stain and let it act for 15 minutes
- if this remedy isn’t effective, then you call for back-up: pour in a basin warm water, laundry detergent, and vinegar (the vinegar and water must be in equal proportions) and let it act for 15 minutes
Remove sour cherry stains from tablecloth
- rub well the stain with a sponge soaked in cold water
- squeeze lemon juice over the stain and rub until the stain is removed
Add more lemon juice if needed!