Dirt & Mud Stains

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  • Dirt

    You got dirt tee?

    Advice from our experts
    02/25/16 27914
  • Mud

    Clear as mud?

    Advice from our experts
    02/25/16 28667
  • How can I remove stains from a colored sports jersey?

    What is the best way to remove stains from a colored football jersey? It is almost football season and this is a very common problem thanks to two-a-days and preseason games! Treatment really depends on the fiber composition. Dyed cottons are much mo...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/01/12 6754
  • Removing Red Clay Stains

    While working in my flower bed I got the red clay on my blue and white shorts. How can I get this stain out? This is tricky because tiny insoluble particles of red clay can work their way into the weave or knit of the fabric, making them very difficu...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    10/14/13 5224
  • Sports-Related Cleaning with Bleach, Part 1

    My children are lacrosse players, and I have a few sports-related stain questions:What’s the best way to clean white socks to get out dirt stains? How can I clean colored sports jerseys? And, how can I clean Under Armour® brand name sports shirts? Th...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    06/09/09 3051
  • Dirt Stained Soccer Uniform

    My son’s white 100 percent polyester soccer uniform is dirt-stained.  How can I safely bleach it? I have good news for you: polyester fibers can be safely bleached with Clorox® Regular Bleach2.  Chances are the shirt also has a player number a...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    12/02/11 1982
  • How Do You Remove The Red Stain Of Baseball Clay From White Pants?

    How do you remove the red stain of baseball clay from white pants? This is a great question—clay from the infield is definitely a problem stain (as if the mud and grass from the outfield wasn’t enough!).  This is largely due to the composition of bas...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    09/10/15 8583
  • Removing Stains from Fire Retardant Clothing

    My husband wears fire retardant clothing while performing his job which results in a lot of grease and dirt stains. Can I use your product? The clothing is marked No Chlorine Bleach, No Hydrogen Peroxide, and Detergent Only. For fire retardant clo...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    10/08/09 1449
  • Removing Stains from Rugs: Your Questions

    Recently I watered a plant that was sitting on a rattan rug. I overwatered it and did not realize this until the next day. Now there is a brown spot on the rug from my stupid mistake. What can I use to erase this stain from the rug…and my memor...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/26/08 151
  • Your Questions: Sports Stains

    I have 26 – 85% polyester, 15% spandex little league football pants that are 75% white and 25% dark blue, and full of dirt, grime and grass stains. I put liquid Clorox 2 on the stains and let them sit a little too long, and the white went yello...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    10/02/07 144