Whether it was from an insecure lid or a shake of your hand, spilling a fresh cup of coffee on your favorite outfit can be both upsetting and painful. Fortunately, removing coffee stains from clothes isn’t. Our guide will help you get coffee stains out of any type of fabric in three easy steps.
COTTON & COTTON/POLY BLENDS
Good for: white clothes, lights, darks, jeans, towels, sheets
POLYESTER, SPANDEX & NYLON
Good for: white clothes, lights, darks, active wear
WOOL, SILK, LINEN, RAYON & ACRYLIC
Good for: sweaters, blouses, sheer fabrics, swimsuits
MAYTAG TIP: STOP STAINS FROM SPREADING
When applying treatment to a stain, work from the outside in to prevent spreading.
TERMS TO KNOW FOR THIS STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE
1. Enzyme detergents target stains such as blood, food stains, grass, and others. These are most commonly liquid formulations but powdered formulations are also available. Check the label of your detergent to see if yours contains enzymes.
2. Mild detergents tend to be formulated for delicate fabrics or sensitive skin. The labels often indicate that they're fragrence free or gentle on skin.
3. Oxygen bleach is an alternative to traditional chlorine bleach that is generally safe on colors. It's colorless, fragrance-free and comes in either a liquid or powder form.