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How to remove ketchup stains

How to remove ketchup stains

Cookouts can get messy. Here are our easy-to-follow tips to remove ketchup stains from your favorite cotton shirts and jeans.

| What you need to treat ketchup stains

  • Pretreatment
  • Eyedropper
  • Diluted vinegar

| Steps

1. Pretreat

Apply a pretreatment to loosen the stain.

2. Bleach

Using an eyedropper, soak the stain with diluted vinegar to bleach any of the stain residue. Ketchup’s red color tends to sink into fibers. Repeat until the stain is gone or almost gone.

3. Launder

Remove any lingering staining by washing the garment according to the care instructions.



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