Make Your Own Pretreater and Stain Remover

Using little more than leftover soap slivers, baking powder, and hydrogen peroxide, you can brew up a powerful potion to get that damn sauce stain off your brand new shirt. Inside, Tipnut’s easy recipes for pretreater and stain remover.


Save pieces and leftover slivers of bar soaps and collect in a jar. Those little hotel soaps are ideal for this too (cut them down to small pieces).

When jar is filled half way with soap chunks, add boiling water. Mix soap bits and water until soap is melted.

Once cooled this will make a soap jelly. Use to pretreat laundry.

Stain remover:

1 cup hot water
1/2 cup baking soda
1/2 cup hydrogen peroxide

Mix ingredients then store in spray bottles. Spot treat stains then soak overnight.

The recipes couldn’t be easier, but we’re sure you have a few of your own. Share your own stain fighting secrets in the comments.

Homemade Laundry Stain Pretreater Recipes [Tipnut via Lifehacker]
(Photo: Yogi)

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