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Clothes suitable for hot wash

Place the stain on an absorbent pad and dap it repeatedly with spirit. Wash the clothes using an enzyme-containing detergent. White clothes should be washed with an enzyme-containing detergent with bleach.

Coloured clothes

Dissolve the stain with buttermilk or glycerin. Stubborn stains should be soaked in vinegar or milk the day before washing. Ballpoint pen stains can be removed with spirit. Wash the clothes using an enzyme-containing detergent afterwards.

Wool clothes

Dab the stain with milk and use blotting paper to absorb excess liquid. Rinse the clothes in cold water and wash them. Ballpoint pen stains can be removed with spirit.

Silk clothes

Soak the stain in milk for 24 hours. Wash the clothes first in cold and then in warm soapy water. Ballpoint pen stains can be removed with spirit.