No matter how careful you are, sometimes it happens to burn your laundry with the iron, and instant brownish burnt spots appear. Don’t turn blue, because there is an effective way to get rid of that small burnt on clothes. Of course, if you created a big hole, the only way to repair it is to saw a patch.
Almost-burned clothes can be saved. The scorch marks can easily be removed with some natural solutions, if the fabric is made of cotton or wool.
Remove scorch marks on white clothes
If the burnt clothes are made of cotton, dab the burnt with a piece of gauze soaked in hydrogen peroxide. Then use another piece of clean gauze, soaked in ammonia solution, and dab the stain again. Don’t let these two solutions dry. After a few minutes, while the fabric is still wet, rinse thoroughly with water at room temperature.
Repeat the action until all scorch marks are gone. The method is also effective for fabrics containing synthetic fibers but can’t be used for wool or silk clothes.
Remove scorch marks on colored clothes
If you burned a colored coat, ammonia can’t be used. Prepare, however, a solution of vinegar and water in equal amounts, soak well the clothing in this solution, and then soak it again in oxygen active bleach. Finally, wash your clothing item like usual and the stain disappears.
Remove scorch burns on wool
If you burned a wool or cashmere sweater with the iron, gently rub the stain with a rough clothing brush to remove the charred threads from the surface. Then use a laundry detergent to soften the burned area and wash the clothing by hand.
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