By Anna Kocharian

Published on September 17, 2015

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juice stains

When it comes to juice stains,
Spot Removal Guide
suggests gently blotting the stain with a paper towel or cloth towel by applying a light pressure to the stain and lifting off, repeatedly. Then, spray lukewarm water directly on top and continue blotting. Next, rinse the stain with warm water and place a dry towel over it with added pressure on top.

If the stain persists, try mixing 2/3 cup water with 1/2 cup white vinegar in a spray bottle and applying to the stain.

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ink stains

Using isopropyl alcohol, dampen a clean cloth and dab at the ink stain. Be careful not to scrub or rub the stain. Let it stand for a few minutes. If the stain persists, repeat this step. Bolt the spot with water once the stain is gone and vacuum it dry. 

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oil stains

To fight off
oil and grease
from your precious piece, apply a small dab of solvent to a piece of cloth, and blot at the stain. Press and hold the cloth for a few seconds, and repeat. Rinse the spot with a cloth dipped in lukewarm water.

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mud stains

Before tackling the mess, vacuum up any pieces of
dirt
. Using a clean cloth, dab at the stain with a detergent solution, pressing on and off repeatedly. After a few minutes, soak up excess liquid with a dry towel and let it dry.

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gum stains

Rub the spot with a plastic bag filled with ice, until it hardens. Using a spatula (or any hard object) break up the pieces and scoop them up. Using a clean cloth, blot the stain with a bit of solvent and rinse with a cloth dipped in lukewarm water.