Marker Stains

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  • How to remove red dye out of white clothes?

    How to remove red dye out of white clothes? For the white items that picked up the red dye, first check each care label to identify the fiber content of each item so you know which ones are bleachable. You should always avoid bleaching wool, silk, mo...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    06/28/16 7602
  • How to Remove Permanent Marker From Clothes

    I put a permanent marker in my pocket and the top came off. It bled into the pocket of my pink cotton lab jacket. How can I remove the stain? The key to success is being able to dissolve/solubilize the marker, and preventing it from spreading and bl...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/11/09 4356
  • Sharpie® Stain

    Have a stain from a Sharpie®, how do I remove it? Sharpie® pens are generally permanent, so it may be difficult to get the stain out.  That said, if you start by pre-treating the stain with a little bit of alcohol-based hand sanitizer to begin break...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    01/18/12 3008
  • How to Pretreat Ink Stains

    How to Pretreat Ink Stains

    Advice from our experts
    04/11/17 3595
  • I Would Like To Get Permanent Marker Out Of My Bathing Suit

    I would like to get permanent marker out of my bathing suit . It’s a white crochet fabric on the outside. I wrote my name inside & when my sister sprayed it with the water hose it bled and ran. I tried scrubbing with Tide/bleach, but it won...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    05/05/15 1935
  • Markers

    Unmark their territory

    Advice from our experts
    06/01/16 17619
  • How can I remove black ink from felt tip pens?

    How can I remove black ink from felt tip pens? Thanks for sending in your question!  For felt pens and markers on colored fabric, first pretreat with a little liquid Clorox2®.  Just apply a little directly to the stain, rub it in, and wait 5 minutes ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/20/15 375
  • Removing Permanent Marker from Fabric: Your Questions

    I have a new pair of shorts for golfing. First day out I purchased a permanent marker for marking my golf ball and didn’t put the lid on tight. Now I have turquoise permanent ink all over the pocket of the shorts. Is there an easy way to remove this...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    08/28/08 431
  • How Do You Get Permanent Marker Out Of Pink Pants?

    How do you get permanent marker out of pink pants? While regular marker stains can be easily removed by pretreating with liquid Clorox2® before washing, permanent marker stains are just that, permanent!  Just in case you end up with a non-permanent ...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    03/22/16 243
  • Your Questions: Removing Permanent Marker from Whites

    In 1965 I was given a white cotton twill apron from the “A&P Tea Co.” meat department. I put my name across the apron with a permanent magic marker. I am trying to remove the name. I put the apron in a bucket and covered it with Cloro...

    Advice from Dr. Laundry
    07/22/08 138