Remove Stains, Spots: Grease Spots

To do this without injury to the color of the fabric, is sometimes easy, frequently most difficult and often impossible. Much may depend upon skillful and persevering manipulation; and although various agents are often-times valuable, yet good soap, after all, is the...

Remove Stains, Spots: Pitch, Varnish, Oil-Paint

When pitch, varnish or oil-paint stains have become dry, they should be softened with a little butter or lard, before using turpentine and soap. In these cases, a simple way is to soak the part in spirits of turpentine and when softened to wash it off with the same...

Remove Stains, Spots: Resin

The following receipts embrace directions for cleaning and removing stains of every kind, from clothing, linen, etc., and articles pertaining to the household. To remove resin spots from silk: Stains by wax, resin, turpentine, pitch, and substances of a resinous...