Stain Kit Shopping Lists - dummies

By Gill Chilton

Part of Cleaning & Stain Removal For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

To help keep stains at bay, you have to have the proper solvents and ingredients at hand. Use these shopping lists to get yourself equipped:

From the chemist (drugstore):

  • Acetone (nail polish remover contains it)

  • Denture tablets

  • Glycerine

  • Hydrogen peroxide

From the DIY (hardware) store:

  • Lubricant spray such as WD-40

  • Methylated spirit (isopropyl alcohol)

  • White spirit (turpentine)

From the supermarket:

  • Biological clothes detergent (detergent with enzymes)

  • Fizzy bottled water (club soda)

  • Household soap

  • Spot stain remover

  • Washing-up (dishwashing) liquid

  • White vinegar