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What is the best way to remove a set in stain???

I Used to wear chef coats in one of my past jobs and i've got stains all over it i've tried washing it and even used bleach but still can't seem to get anything to come out. HELP!!!

Asked By: chefstu96 - 8/7/2006
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Oxiclean. While the stain is wet with water, sprinkle Oxiclean on the stains and let set 45 min to an hour, then wash... More
Answered By: Sandra * - 8/7/2006
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Get some Rit dye the color of the coat and follow directions. It is better than trying to remove it because the stain has already changed the color of the coat.
Answered By: Rayne - 8/7/2006
 
I don't know if this will work, but I have used this for several kinds of stains....If you buy oxi-clean powder, and follow the instructions and soak the clothing in the oxi-clean water for several hours....usually gets most stuff out!! Have used for blood stains, wine stains, red dye stains etc
Answered By: egyszegedilany - 8/7/2006
 
There are so many stains......lots of remedys. I use to own a cleaning business, the best product for real stain fighting abiliy, is mean green. I swear by it, maybe not good with mirror or windows, but I have cleaned just about everything eles with it. It's good in laundry, great for carpets and upholstery. It... More
Answered By: pirannamama - 8/7/2006
 
if the stains were from blood , like meat, you likely have set them in by using hot water, i doubt it will ever come out., if it was greasy stains try goof off or oops and add oxy clean to the water.
Answered By: starrwoode - 8/7/2006
 
for really tough stains, i soak my clothes overnight in oxyclean. don't know whether this will help with your coats because it sounds like they have set-in cooking oils/grease. those types of stains are more difficult to deal with and may require extra washings. here are a couple of websites with some ideas. HTH!
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Answered By: mizz_melanie_wilkes - 8/7/2006
 
It really depends on what the stains are. My best friend is a chef and would pretreat his coats as soon as he got home. This probably doesn't help you now, but try the link below, it's worked for me. Good luck.
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Answered By: kennyrbaker - 8/7/2006
 
try dye,they have that dry dye that you use in the washing machine and they do have white
Answered By: sanemarie - 8/8/2006
 
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