Queen of Clean: Cleaning melted Crayon stains from clothes

Published: Mar. 20, 2023 at 12:05 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 20, 2023 at 1:13 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Parents, yes, you can remove Crayon stains from clothes.

About this Tip: How to remove Crayons from clothes and dryer drum

  • How to:
  • 1. On clothes, scrape off as much crayon as possible with a dull straight edge
  • 2. Apply a quality grease removing dishwashing liquid to the stain
  • 3. Work in with a soft brush, such as a toothbrush
  • 4. Allow soaking for at least 30 minutes
  • 5. Rub fabric under warm water to remove the Crayon
  • 6. Machine wash using the hottest water for the fabric type, check the care label, Using an all-fabric bleach
  • 7. Allow airing dry to be sure the stain is gone. If not, treat it again
  • 8. For the clothes dryer drum, rub the stained areas with paper towels to remove all you can
  • 9. Use a magic eraser to remove the rest
  • 10. Run a load of damp rags through a cycle to be sure the dryer is clean

Warnings & Cautions: Never put clothes in the dryer until you know the stain is gone

Linda Says: I suggest Dawn Ultra Dish Washing Liquid for this process. It is a great grease remover.

For more information, go here: https://www.queenofclean.com

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