Remove cigarette burns from fabric by soaking the spot in hydrogen peroxide. After soaking, place a clean cloth saturated with hydrogen peroxide over the stain, and use an iron to heat the cloth in order to lift the stain with steam.
If the hydrogen peroxide treatment process does not remove the stain, it improves the look of the garment. Tobacco burn marks consist of nicotine stains and heat damage to the fabric. Light stains are usually just nicotine, which is removable from washable fabrics; however, if heat has damaged the fabric, stain removal is not always possible.
Heat damage is common with wool, silk and some synthetics. Before attempting any stain removal, test the product in an inconspicuous spot.Learn More
Baking soda, dish detergent and hydrogen peroxide can be mixed and applied directly to whites and colorfast clothing to remove perspiration stains. Difficult stains may require soaking overnight, while minor stains can be removed in a few hours.Full Answer >
To get a burn mark off a countertop, use a solution of warm water and soap, and apply some toothpaste to treat discoloration. Complete removal is more difficult on a white stone surface, such as marble, but repeating this process can get the stain out of most countertops.Full Answer >
To clean a urine-stained mattress, soak up any moisture and apply hydrogen peroxide and baking soda to the stain. The stain can also be removed with an enzyme-based cleaner.Full Answer >
Surface mold on drywall can be removed with cleaning solutions, such as hydrogen peroxide, and stain killing primer and paint. The process of treating and painting the affected area can take several days to complete and may need to be repeated later if the mold reappears. Wear a face mask and gloves when cleaning and treating mold.Full Answer >