How to Clean Stain on Satin
Cleaning satin can be tricky, although you followed these steps. After you’ve brushed away any debris, apply a few drops of mild dish soap to the fabric, rub the dish soap into the fabric with a soft cloth until suds form, and dab the stain with a clean cloth; still, the stain on your satin fabric is not gone! Don’t be desperate! Follow our tips, and your satin will be cleaned.
Removing DIY and gardening stains from satin
Oil-based paint stains
To remove a glycerine paint stain from a satin fabric:
– Dip the garment into a basin filled with warm water and vinegar.
– Once the stain is gone, immerse your garment in a water bath with a sugar cube.
– Dry flat.
Be careful: satin is difficult to clean and dry (it gets deformed). For more efficiency, take your garment to the dry cleaner.
To clean a grease stain on satin:
– Apply butter to the stain with a knife.
– Let it soak in for half a day.
– Wipe with a cloth soaked in soapy water.
– Wash with clean water.
Mechanical oil stains
To remove a motor oil stain on a satin garment:
– Place talcum powder on the stain.
– Let it sit for a few minutes.
– If the stain persists, add ammonia water to a cloth.
– Press a damp paper towel to absorb the residue.
Another effective detergent: hand cleaner for mechanics.
To get rid of a glue stain on satin:
– Remove the surface filler with a spoon.
– Place a paper towel over the stain.
– Heat with a not-hot iron.
To get rid of a soot stain on satin:
– Pour Montmorillonite on the stain.
– Let it act for a few moments.
– Brush the stain.
Cleaning a food stain on satin
Red wine stains
To remove a red wine stain from satin:
– Dab the area with a cloth soaked in sparkling water.
– Complete with rubbing alcohol.
– Wipe with a damp cloth.
White wine stains
– Press a sheet of blotting paper on the stain to absorb a maximum of wine.
– Rub, if necessary, with a cotton cloth soaked in hydrogen peroxide.
– Wash with clean water.
Another effective detergent is bleach.
To remove a coffee stain from satin:
– Press a paper towel on the stain.
– Rub with a cloth soaked in diluted vinegar.
– If traces remain, remove them with a cloth soaked in rubbing alcohol.
To remove a grape stain from a satin underside, for example:
– Apply a tissue soaked in an equal amount of rubbing alcohol, acetic acid, and water to the stain.
– Rub the stain until it disappears completely.
To remove a beer stain from satin, apply a cotton ball containing rubbing alcohol to the stain.
Cleaning toiletry stains on satin
To get rid of a sweat stain on satin:
– Smear the stain with lemon.
– Press a square of paper towel to remove the residue.
To remove a perfume stain from satin: rub the area with a cloth soaked in alcohol and water.
Nail polish stains
To remove a nail polish stain on satin:
– Rub the stain with a cloth soaked in amyl acetate.
Other effective detergents: Montmorillonite and acetone.
Removing stationery and decorative stains from satin
To get rid of a candle stain on satin:
– Cover the stained area with a tissue.
– Approach the soleplate of an iron on medium power.
– If the stain is too embedded:
◦ Sprinkle the remaining stain with Montmorillonite.
◦ Wait a few hours.
Stains of modeling paste
To get rid of a modeling paste stain on satin:
– Scrape off the paste with a knife.
– Soap the rest with a sponge moistened with Marseille soap.
– Wash with clear water.
Ink stains from felt-tip pens and markers
To remove marker ink stains on satin, rub the stain with a cotton ball soaked in milk.
Other effective detergents: rubbing alcohol at 90° or the juice of a lemon.
Permanent ink ballpoint pen stains
To remove a permanent ink stain from a satin blouse, for example, rub the stain with a cloth soaked in hair spray.
Other effective detergents: vinegar and, methylated spirits, hot milk.
Fluorescent stains or highlighter
A fluorescent stain on satin? Rub the stain with a little rubbing alcohol on a cloth.
Carbon paper stains
To remove a carbon paper stain from satin: wipe with a cloth soaked in water and white vinegar.
Removing various stains from satin
Cigarette stains/burns and nicotine
To clean a cigarette stain on satin:
– Prepare a solution containing a special wool detergent.
– Immerse the satin fabric in this solution.
– Rinse in a vinegar water bath with a sugar cube.
Stains of unknown origin
To remove a stain of unknown origin on satin:
– Dip the satin in a basin filled with special wool detergent and water.
– Wash in a mixture of clear water, vinegar, and a sugar cube.
– Does the stain-resist this treatment? Take your satin linen to a dyer.
That’s it. Hope you manage to clean out that dirty stain from your satin fabric. Remember to share your experience in the comments below.