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How to Remove Berry Juice Stains From Dry Cleanable Clothing

Removing bright red or purple berry juice on dry cleanable clothing by hand saves you cash off your dry cleaning bill. Act quickly, since you'll have better luck removing a fresh stain than an old one. You have two cleaning options, depending on the exact wording of your garment's care label.

Things You'll Need

  • Towels
  • Dry cleaning solvent
  • Oxygen bleach
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  1. Dry Cleaning Solution

    • 1

      Blot up excess juice with a clean towel.

    • 2

      Pour dry cleaning solution on the berry stain. Use a clean towel to press the solvent into the stains.

    • 3

      Evaluate the stain. You should notice stain lifting with the dry clean solvent and transferring to the towel.

    • 4

      Apply more solvent to stubborn areas, lightly rubbing the solvent into the material. Blot up the stain with a clean part of the towel. Continue this process until the stain lifts.

    Oxygen Bleach

    • 5

      Coat the juice stain with the stain remover and then soak the garment in a mixture of oxygen bleach and water. If the clothing care label says, "Dry clean only," the garment must be dry cleaned. If it reads, "Dry clean," it's a recommendation, so you can treat it by hand using a spray-on stain remover product.

    • 6

      Use the bleach-to-water ratio recommended on your bleach product, due to the varieties among brands of oxygen bleach.

    • 7

      Wash gently in cold water and air dry.