If you’ve got kids then you know how prominent stains are in your laundry. I don’t know know about you, but I’ve tried many different stain treatments over the years. I’ve tried soaking, spraying, straight detergent, expensive treatments, and inexpensive treatments, but none have worked as well as this one does. It can even remove a lot of set-in stains! Even the tough greasy ones or grass stains that just never seem to want to let go.
No idea what I’m talking about? Well, let me tell you. It’s a tried and true treatment that, for whatever reason, most people have never heard of it. In fact, it can be very difficult to find. Still no idea? OK – I’ll tell you. Better yet, here’s a picture for you. It’s nothing fancy, and the cost is minimal.
Yep – that’s it! But, it can be very difficult to find. I ended up getting mine from drugstore.com. But, there are lots of places online so be sure to look for a good price, and possibly free shipping. Also, some people have reported finding it at your local Dollar General/Family Dollar stores and some local grocery stores, but none in my area carry it.
I can’t begin to tell you how many shirts and pants I have saved over the last couple years since I finally decided that since I couldn’t find it locally, I would order some. One bar of Fels-Naptha will last you a long time.
To use, just dampen stained area with water (I use a small spray bottle) and then rub with Fels-Naptha. Let set (I usually leave overnight), and then wash as usual. If stain is very heavy, you may need to wash in warm water and repeat process. Just make sure to air dry between treatments. This prevents the dryer from setting the stain in further. Yes, I have also removed set in stains that did go through the dryer without my knowledge, but they usually come out much easier prior to being dried in the dyer.
This post is linked to We Are That Family.