Do It Yourself: How to Make a Pre-Wash Stain Remover Spray

Last month while I was visiting my sister-in-law, my 4-month old had a “blowout.” I asked my sister-in-law if she had a stain remover I could spray on the clothes. She mentioned that she had a homemade pre-wash stain remover that did a great job of getting stains out. I tried it, and it worked better than the store-bought stain removers! And it’s so simple to put together.

Homemade Pre-Wash Stain Remover
1/3 part Tide (can substitute a liquid detergent you have)
1/3 part Ammonia
1/3 part Water

Place the three ingredients in a spray bottle and label. Apply to a difficult stain as soon as it is made and let sit for about 10 minutes before the article is laundered.

And here’s another simple pre-wash stain remover with ingredients you probably have around your house.

Homemade Pre-Wash Stain Remover#2
Two parts ammonia
Two parts white vinegar
One part baking soda
Five parts water

Do you have a homemade pre-wash stain remover that has worked for you, please share it with us.

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  1. Is this pre-wash good on most any regular fabric and colors?

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