Homemade Stain Remover

The following Best Savings Tip comes from reader, Sarah:

I found a recipe for a homemade stain remover using things you probably already have around the house. I just started using this but I normally use stain remover.  Mix together the following ingredients:

  • 2 cups, Water
  • 1 cup, Peroxide
  • 1 cup, Baking Soda

I keep mine in the laundry room in an old water bottle. Give it a good shake before using it because the baking soda settles at the bottom. Pour the mixture on stains and let it soak for an hour or overnight. Mix this together a few times and it costs about $6 per container and saves $15-$20 a year.

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Homemade Stain Remover

Simple and easy homemade stain remover recipe requiring just 3 ingredients.

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups, Water
  • 1 cup, Peroxide
  • 1 cup, Baking Soda

Instructions

  1. I keep mine in the laundry room in an old water bottle.
  2. Give it a good shake before using it because the baking soda settles at the bottom.
  3. Pour the mixture on stains and let it soak for an hour or overnight.
  4. Mix this together a few times and it costs about $6 per container and saves $15-$20 a year.
by Savings Lifestyle: Andrea on October 24, 2011

3 Comments

  • Janet - October 24, 2011 @ 8:49 pm
    1

    If your stain has any grease or other fat content, plain old Dawn dishsoap is a great stain remover. If it can gently remove crude oil from birds you can be fairly certain it won’t damage your clothes. This has been a life saver for my kid’s clothes!

  • David Veras - October 25, 2011 @ 9:38 am
    2

    Wow, this could save me tons of money. Your post and what Janet commented are two things I gotta try.

  • Cheryl M - October 26, 2011 @ 10:54 am
    3

    I have watered down Dawn I use too…only once (when the white shirt got lost for about 3 wks LOL) did it leave some blue color behind & that was taken out by bleach.

    Would the peroxide bleach any colored clothes? I routinely get Spaghettio’s & Chef Boyardee stains that don’t come out, but they are on colored cotton

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