Kids

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Ground-in Dirt

Stain Guide Directions: Ground-in Dirt

Pretreat
Rub the stained area with Cold Power Detergent paste. Allow to stand for 30 minutes.

Then Wash
Use Cold Power detergent paste according to instructions on the box and wash as the care label recommends.

Grass

Stain Guide Directions: Grass

Pretreat
Soak in two hands full of cold power plus with 10 litres of warm water. Soak according to fabric colour overnight following pack instructions.

Then Wash
Use Cold Power powder plus and wash as the care label recommends and rinse in clean water thoroughly.

Mud

Stain Guide Directions: Mud

Immediately
Brush or scrape off excess. Place fabric face down under the hottest running water safe for fabric.

Pretreat
Cover stain with Cold Power Detergent Paste following pack instructions. Soak extra heavy stains overnight in two hands full of cold power plus with 10 litres of warm water. Soak according to fabric colour.

Then Wash
Use Cold Power powder plus and wash as the care label recommends rinse in clean water thoroughly.

Baby Food

Stain Guide Directions: Baby Food (including formula)

Immediately
Rinse by holding stained area face down under cool running water.

Pretreat
Soak overnight two hands full of cold power plus with 10 litres of warm water. Soak according to fabric color.

Then Wash
Use Cold Power powder plus and wash as the care label recommends and rinse in clean water thoroughly.

Crayon

Stain Guide Directions: Crayon

Immediately
Apply ice to harden. Scrape off surface crayon.

Pretreat
Place stained fabric between paper towels, press from the back of fabric with a warm iron. Replace paper towels as soon as wax melts onto them, getting as much wax off as possible. Place wax stain face down on clean paper towels, Rub the stained area with Cold Power Detergent paste. Allow to evaporate.

Then Wash
Use Cold Power detergent paste according to instructions on the box and wash as the care label recommends.

Paint

Stain Guide Directions: Paint

Acrylic:
Dab with tissues to remove as much paint as possible and wash using Cold Power Detergent Paste and the hottest water safe for the fabric.

Oil based and varnish:
Dab with the same solvent the label on the paint/varnish advises for thinner. If label is not available, use turpentine. Rinse and wash with Cold Power Detergent Paste and the hottest water safe for the fabric.

Mildew

Stain Guide Directions: Mildew

Immediately
This may have damaged the fabric permanently.

Pretreat
Soak overnight for heavy stains two hands full of cold power plus with 10 litres of warm water. Soak according to fabric color

Then Wash
Wash as the care label recommends and rinse thoroughly in clean water.

Ink

Stain Guide Directions: Ink

Immediately: Identify the type of ink (ballpoint, felt tip, or another type of ink). A permanent ink cannot be removed. Refer to a dry cleaner for professional help. Even ink that can be removed is tricky. Do not dilute or sponge with water. This can cause ink to “set” permanently. Instead, proceed with caution as you pre-treat the stain.

Pretreat: Place the stain face down on paper towels. Spray aerosol hairspray on stain or apply denatured alcohol to back of stain. Replace paper towels frequently. Rinse with cool water.

Then Wash: Use Cold Power Detergent Paste and the hottest water safe for the fabric. Use chlorine bleach if care label allows.

Scorch Marks

Stain Guide Directions: Scorch Marks

Immediately
Severe scorching is permanent and cannot be removed by washing.

Pretreat
Soak overnight for heavy stains soak in two hands full of cold power plus with 10 litres of warm water. Soak according to fabric colour.

Then Wash
Use Cold Power Plus and the hottest water safe for the fabric.