How to remove the “moment” glue from clothes?
Surely in every house there is the same superglue that can glue together a broken vase and a broken table. Such a miracle remedy, of course, is an indispensable thing in the household. But it happens that he gets randomly on clothes. Is it possible to wipe off the remnants of the glue and remove the stain from it from the clothes so that it looks perfect again, how to do it correctly, will be discussed in this article.
Features of the composition
Glue "Moment" is not just glue, it is a tool with a special composition, thanks to which it has its own unusual superproperties.
Unlike any other glue, it freezes almost instantly.It has high strength and calmly withstands temperature and humidity drops. That is why, if the glue got on the clothes, getting rid of it is not so easy.After drying, and it happens almost instantly, a stain remains on the clothes, which spoils the mood with its terrible look.
But do not get upset ahead of time, as there are means and methods that are guaranteed to help get rid of this problem.
What can be derived?
In order to remove the traces of superglue that has fallen on the clothes, you will need a solvent. Let's first consider the chemical products that can be purchased at many hardware and hardware stores.
Now in stores you can often find a special tool.which is designed precisely to wash away the remnants of a strong glue. One has only to put a couple of drops of this product on the contaminated area, which is popularly called “anticlust”, and after a few minutes, it can be cleaned with a usual napkin or a dry rag. After the thing will be easy to wash, and no stains will be gone.
If there is acetone in the house, then it is quite possible to use it as a cleaning agent. It will be enough to moisten a little cotton pad in this liquid and wipe the stain with it.
After the glue remains are removed, it is recommended to wash the clothes in the usual way. In the same way you can get rid of the stain with gasoline.
But there is one danger. If the glue gets on the clothes of a delicate type of fabric, then you should not use the tools listed above, as they can damage the product, breaking the fibers. In this case, experts recommend using the most common nail polish remover that every woman has in the house. Contaminated area should be carefully treated with a cotton pad, previously moistened with the above liquid. In order to completely remove the stain, you can leave the clothes for about twenty minutes, and then it should be washed.
If the house has an acetone-free nail polish remover, then it is ideal for removing glue. with products from very delicate and capricious fabrics. As a rule, after using such a liquid, small stains remain on the surface of the fabric that look like fat stains. But it does not matter. After all, you can easily get rid of them with the help of the simplest means that you use to wash dishes.
Methods for cleaning cloth
In addition to methods using chemicals, there are other methods that are more benign. Year after year, experienced housewives independently invent effective methods of dealing with various kinds of stains. There are effective ways that can be called popular.
If the glue drops are already frozen on the surface of the clothes, then it can be safely sent to the freezer for two hours. After that, the glue will easily fall off, and the stain can be wiped off.
If the stain is still fresh, then it is recommended to immerse the soiled thing in the basin with warm water. An hour later, you can rub the stain with a brush, and it will easily disappear. By interacting with very warm water, all the super properties of the glue will be destroyed.
The most common citric acid, too, may well help to get rid of this kind of stain. Take half a cup of warm water and add a tablespoon of citric acid. Wait until it is completely dissolved. Then the liquid with a cotton pad should be applied to the stain and leave for fifteen to twenty minutes. After that, the glue stain can be easily removed with a brush or a stiff sponge. But it is also quite possible to replace citric acid with ordinary table vinegar.
Whatever cleaning method you choose, it is recommended to clean the thing after cleaning the stain.
With colored clothing, such as your favorite pants, jacket or jeans, you should scrub the glue very carefully. For example, if you want to wipe the stain with one of the chemical agents, then there is a chance that the color of the fabric will be lost. After such a cleaning, a bright spot may well remain on the clothes, since the paint of the material may come off a little, turn pale. Therefore, in order not to spoil a good thing, there are other ways that are quite suitable for getting rid of such stains at home.
It is quite possible to get rid of superglue stains.by applying the most common laundry soap. It is necessary as soon as the stain appeared on the clothes, soak it in warm water. Jeans or shirt should immediately lather and immerse in water. Especially carefully recommended to handle areas contaminated with glue.
In the event that after soaking and washing in a soap solution the stain has not disappeared, then you can add a little table vinegar to the basin with a solution. Do not be afraid to use it in the case of colored things,as table vinegar has the ability to strengthen the paint fabric. Many housewives even add it in the event that they want the laundry to not fade during the wash.
If the stain is very large and dried up, then you can pour a little table vinegar directly on it. Just remember that it should be table vinegar that you eat. If it is a multi-percentage acid, then it must be diluted.
It is also not very difficult to remove the glue stain with the above means on a white cloth, if you know some secrets. For white products it is quite possible to apply one of the chemical agents that we talked about above. They will help to easily remove the remnants of the superfunction and thereby allow you to thoroughly clean the thing from the stain.
White fabrics have one peculiarity. You can erase the stain, the glue will disappear, but in its place a yellow speck may appear, which is not easy to clean. Therefore, if you need to get rid of the stain on white clothes, then it is better to use “Whiteness”. This tool should be applied directly to the stain. Simply put a few drops on the contaminated area and rub it in with a cotton pad or toothbrush.After about ten to fifteen minutes, you can safely wash your clothes.
Thus, you can easily remove the stain from the glue, and the fabric will not deteriorate. And also for white products you can use the method with the use of soap and citric acid, which we described above.
It is not recommended to clean the stains from white tissues with the help of acetone or gasoline, since stains may remain, which can then be removed.
And finally, some more recommendations and useful tips, which are sure to be useful to you in the fight against the stains from the moment glue.
- In that case, if the glue has dried, you need to do the following. Wet the thing and walk around the problem area with a small piece of butter. Glue is very unfriendly to fats, so the oil will help dissolve its particles. Rub the stain and you will see the glue break down. Then the remnants of glue can be removed with a dishwashing detergent.
- If the glue gets on the wool product, then you should wait for it to dry completely and only then begin cleaning. This is best done with gasoline.
- Try to get rid of the stain immediately, until the glue is completely dry.
- Glue can be removed from coarse tissue with sharp objects, such as a thin knife blade.
- If the glue is on the leather or suede surface, then you can get rid of it with a nail file. This should be done very carefully so as not to damage the product. Slightly pressing, make circular movements and so gradually the remains of glue will disappear.
- If the glue is left on the clothes, then after a while, it will begin to crumble. The fibers of the fabric will collapse and a small hole may well form at the spot. The thing will be completely spoiled.
- Before you get rid of old stains of glue, clothes should be soaked in hot water. You can add a little liquid dishwashing detergent, powder or regular baking soda. Clothes should be left for several hours, and then you can use one of the appropriate cleaning methods.
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