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How to Remove Gum From Clothes

By Dr. Laundry August 17, 2011

Q:  How to get a thin layer of gum out of a shirt collar?

A:  I have good news for you!  Gum is surprisingly easy to remove by freezing.  Just apply an ice cube directly to the gum, and as it hardens, it will crack and you can scrape it away.  For a thin layer of gum, one or two ice cubes should do it—let me know how it goes!

Readers – have you experienced problems with gum on your clothing?