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One of my shirts has splash stains from what looks like spagbol but I couldn't be sure. What's the best product to get to get it out? I assume you apply it before putting it in the wash.

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One of my shirts has splash stains from what looks like spagbol but I couldn't be sure. What's the best product to get to get it out? I assume you apply it before putting it in the wash.

Before you try anything else at all, soak the stained area in COLD water, preferably overnight. Then try a WARM (30 deg) wash preferably with a biological detergent such as Ariel. Dry naturally, NOT in a hot tumble dry, and inspect the result. it might have gone completely or mostly; or not. If it has almost gone just put it through a slightly hotter wash - 40, say. If, however, it's still obvious, try soaking in Vanish powder then washing again.

After that, it depends what the shirt is made of (you can be fairly brutal with 100% cotton) and how much you like it. If it's something like a silk mix and is greatly beloved, take it to the professionals. Otherwise, put it through a hot wash if cotton, with a dash of bleach added to the water (NOT on the stain itself, unless you want a large hole), but be careful of hot tumble drying unless you want to risk shrinkage.

Don't tinker around with those off-the-shelf-specialist stain removers till you've tried and failed with the above, which at least won't do much harm.

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Fantastic, I have just set that as my Facebook status!

Unknown stains, are, by their nature, UNKNOWN!

Do YOU know where they came from? ;)

I recommend Winston Wolf! :blink:

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One of my shirts has splash stains from what looks like spagbol but I couldn't be sure. What's the best product to get to get it out? I assume you apply it before putting it in the wash.

...a bar of soap, some hot water, elbow grease with a good knuckle rub.... ;)

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One of my shirts has splash stains from what looks like spagbol but I couldn't be sure. What's the best product to get to get it out? I assume you apply it before putting it in the wash.

blowtorch, oxy/acetelyne cutting gun , thermic lance , rioters molatov etc , no garment left but no feckin stain either :D

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