By Perrine DeShield
Fashion lovers everywhere have a strong bond with their clothing. Whether an item is associated with a sentimental memory or literally just your favorite piece of clothing, it is easy to become attached and think highly of your wardrobe.
But when it comes to ensuring that your items are swap ready and pre-inspected, below are a few tips to follow:
- Make sure to check collars for any ring stains and armpits for any light staining. Also check for any missing buttons or loose threads.
- When it comes to items like tanks or dresses, you also want to inspect the underarm area, and also check for any unraveling, discoloration or slight staining. **Inspect your items under a well lit area** Make sure that if it came with a belt or attachment, it is included.
- When it comes to bottoms (especially denim) make sure to check for any fraying at the hemline, any holes or tears (that aren’t a part of the original design) as well as any possible staining inside or outside of the pants.
- Now that you have the basic inspection knowledge, when it comes to CLEANING your items and removing stains, a few at home remedies and products can do the trick!
- Try Murphy’s Wood Cleaner to remove stains! “Oil-based soaps can be surprisingly effective at stain removal, especially for difficult stains such as grass and blood. They should be used immediately after the stain is produced for the most effective cleaning. However, oil-based soaps can also be used for old, set-in and stubborn stains. The procedure to use them is quite simple.” Read more here.
Have any more tricky stains that need to be removed? Click on the links below and learn how!
- Mysterious stains
- Ink Stains
- Grease Stains
- Coffee Stains
- Blood Stains
- Wine Stains
- Grass Stains
- Oil Stains
For more stain tips, check out www.stain-removal-101.com !
See you at the swap with your ready-to-wear items!