On-the-Spot Stain Solutions

Stains can happen suddenly at any time when you’re out getting a bite to eat. You can prevent them from setting in with these easy tips.

Here’s what you can do if you’re, say, sitting in your favourite restaurant when disaster strikes:

1. Sponge the stain with cold water immediately.

2. Pour a little soda or mineral water on it, then mop up the excess.

3. Cover a fruit or wine stain with salt to absorb some of the liquid.

4. Sprinkle a grease stain with flour or cornflour.

5. Cover a beetroot stain with a slice of wet bread.

6. Pour white wine on a red wine stain, then blot.

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