Stain Removal Tips

Stain Removal Tips


Stains mean experience, so getting them is good, but removing them quickly is even better. Get back out there feeling fresh and confident with our expert stain removal tips and tricks – from how to get grease stains out to how to get red wine stains out, we’ve got all bases covered.

Stain Removal Tips
( 25 articles )
  • Preparation for Stain Removal

    Get a stained garment into a normal wash immediately, and it's likely to come out spotless. However some stains need a little more attention. Here's what to do before treating a tough stain: Before You Start When it comes to stains there is a need for speed. The quicker you get it in the machine, […]'

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  • Removing Grease & Oil Stains
    Removing Grease & Oil Stains
    No need to fear that splash of cooking oil on your trousers - OMO is here to help!
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  • World’s Toughest Stains
    World’s Toughest Stains

    Tough times call for tough (and creative) measures.

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  • Handy chart on how to remove common Stains
    Whether it’s a messy teatime or the remains of a muddy day out, we’ve compiled a guide on the most common stains and how to get rid of them fast!
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  • Stain removal secrets: How to remove blood stains

    If you have a child who has ever fallen off their bike, tripped in the playground, scratched themselves climbing a tree, had a nosebleed, cut themselves, pricked themselves, or generally just gone about the everyday business of being a kid, then it won’t be any secret at all that blood is one of the toughest, trickiest stains to shift. Here are our top laundry tips for shifting this most stubborn of stains.

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  • How to Remove Coffee Stains
    How to Remove Coffee Stains
    Learn the art of coffee stain removal with this simple guide - it's easier than you might think!
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All Omo's detergents are packed with stain-removing power, but really tough stains might still need a little extra effort. To get a tough stain out, you may sometimes need to pre-treat the stain before starting your wash. You can use our Omo liquid detergents or washing powders mixed with a little bit of water to pre-treat your stain before hand or machine washing the item. 

A lot of stain removing advise says to act quickly- but that is not always the case.  Candle Wax , for example needs you to wait a while before trying to get the stain out. Read our articles for the best advice on how to get the stains you need removed.

As with speed, the temperature you should expose stains to will vary. The best stain remover method depends on what stains are made of: protein-based stains need cold water but to learn how to get grease stains out you’ll need to turn on the hot tap.

It’s easy to rush into treating a stain, but before you do, read the garment care label carefully and follow the instructions. Not all fabrics can be machine washed and the best stain remover for clothes made of silk is likely to be different to that used on cotton.