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  • Mopping Floors with Bleach

    Bleach sometimes affects my asthma when I clean with it; how much liquid bleach do you recommend when mopping floors? You probably know this, but it’s always good to clarify: Clorox® Regular Bleach2 should always be diluted when used—we never recomme...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    01/04/13 230498
  • How to Clean Shower Curtains

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    Advice from our experts
    03/13/17 8695
  • Removing Bleach Stains from Vinyl Flooring

    How do I remove a bleach stain from a vinyl floor? It is always helpful to know a little more about the stain.  For example:  is it lighter than the overall color of the vinyl floor, or is it some sort of discoloration?  Do you know how it happened...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    09/07/11 22482
  • Handbags Beware

    So in keeping with things to avoid for the holidays, I’ve talked about those tough holiday stains and how you can find some great solutions on my toll-free Holiday Stain Hotline: 1-877-STAIN-411 (877-782-4641). Then, I talked about avoiding cold and...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    12/14/07 6421
  • How do I get red dye out of vinyl?

    How do I get red dye out of vinyl? Great question!  Here’s some good news: vinyl fabrics (even colored ones) can generally be safely treated with a Clorox® Regular Bleach2 and water solution, so you have a pretty good chance of success.  Even so, yo...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    12/09/14 3323
  • Your Questions: Stains on Vinyl

    I just purchased “nice” vinyl tablecloths (white) hopefully to use more than once. On the first occasion, spaghetti stains refused to be removed! I used all kinds of bleach products with no avail. Any suggestions? Wow, first time and a...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    04/11/07 2017
  • Floor Stains

    I had a plant sitting on my linoleum floor. Water percolated thru the dirt and onto the floor leaving a stain. Can I remove it using Clorox? While not a floor specialist, here’s my opinion/approach: This could be a tough one if the plant/water...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    12/09/08 783