Todd Layne Cleaners Stain Removal Tip – Grimey “Gum” Stain

by | Jan 26, 2009 | Uncategorized

Have you ever gotten up from your seat and didn’t even realize you just sat in gum until some stranger stops you to give you the heads up?!? Of course most people’s first reaction is to get angry because there are just so many careless people in the world, but after that moment has passed, you need to know how to fix this mess before it ruins your clothes. Here is one way to fix it.

Wax or Gum stain removal: Use ice to freeze the wax or gum, or place the item in the freezer; scrape or crack off as much as you can, then use an oil solvent or mineral spirits to remove residue. Rinse with isopropyl alcohol, let dry, and use an enzyme detergent.

Todd Layne Cleaners and Laundromat is happy to provide these great tips for you, but please note we are not responsible for any damaged clothes. We offer these tips as a suggestion, so please use at your own discretion.

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