Fruit

Clothes suitable for hot wash

Most fruit stains should disappear when the clothes is washed with a normal enzyme-containing detergent. White clothes should be washed with an enzyme-containing detergent with bleach.

Coloured clothes

Pour boiling water on fresh stains. Old stains should be dabbed with household ammonia (8%) and then soaked in warm milk. Rinse in salt water. Wash the clothes using an enzyme-containing detergent.

Wool clothes

Rub the stain with spirit. White wool clothes should be rubbed with lemon juice. Stubborn stains can be removed with soapy water containing household ammonia (8%). Wash thoroughly.

Silk clothes

Rub the stain with spirit or household ammonia (8%). Bright silk clothes should be dabbed with lemon juice and rubbed immediately with spirit.