How To Get Rid Of Grass Stains - Clothes Doctor

How To Get Rid Of Grass Stains

You may think that grass stains are permanent, but if you spot a grass stain on your clothes, all hope isn’t lost. There are a few expert tricks for how to remove grass stains that really work and paired with the right products, the grass really is greener on the other side! Don’t go tossing your favourite pair of grass-stained jeans just yet! 

Why are grass stains so strong? Grass contains chlorophyll, which is what makes it green, and chlorophyll can act as a dye to fabric. This means that grass stains are often tougher to tackle than you're average stain because it permeates deeper into the fibres of the fabric. 

As with most stains, the longer you leave it before treatment, the harder it'll be to rectify. So, we've said it before and we'll say it again, treat your stains as soon as possible and check out these tips first...

1. FIND THE RIGHT PRODUCTS

The good news is, our fabulous Tough Love Stain Remover is perfect for the trickiest of stains, so grab yourself a bottle to start tackling those pesky grass stains. This 'power powder' is kinder to the environment than chlorine-based stain treatments, is totally plastic-free, and of course, is super effective at lifting stains. You'll also want to get your hands on our Natural Sea Sponge for a gentle but effective cleaning treatment, and our Clothes Brush to remove any excess dry mud or grass.

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2. BRUSH EXCESS OFF

clothes brush

Use our Clothes Brush to remove dried mud, dirt or grass from your clothing. Made with beechwood and natural bristles, it's the perfect way to get rid of that dirt, plus it's gentle enough to keep your kit looking great!  

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3. TREAT THE STAIN: STEP BY STEP

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  • Firstly, submerge the affected area in a bowl of warm water. Make sure to check the care label to see the maximum temperature the garments should be treated with! 

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sponge

  • Massage the product into the stain, either with your fingers or with our Natural Sea Sponge and leave to soak for 30 minutes. 
  • Repeat this process until the stain has completely vanished, and wash the garment as normal, either by hand or in the machine!  
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4. WASH ITEM

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If you're working a stain on activewear, get yourself a detergent designed for performance fabrics to provide the best cleaning experience. Our No.5 Eco Wash for Sportswear  has a refreshing fragrance of lime and cooling peppermint, combined with deodorising essential oils, eucalyptus and lemongrass, leaving your clothes fresh and invigorated, ready for your next ride! It's a useful secret weapon for odours and stains caused by mud and deodorant. It just really works! 

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 If it's an everyday garment and suitable for machine washing, we recommend our Signature wash, which is super effective at 30 degrees. Pour 1 cap into the washing machine drawer and place on a regular low temperature water cycle.

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5. AIR DRY
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Air dry the garments once the stain is gone, on a clothes line or drying rack.

 

Grass stains may be tough to tackle, but with these top tips, you'll be able to get your garment shiny and new in no time! Shop our full range to make laundry day a breeze...

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