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Red Wine Stain Removal

We have all experienced a spillage on our clothes or carpet from a glass of red wine. Red wine spillages can spoil a dinner party or embarrass you at a networking event. We don't think red wine stains should be an issue for anyone; with Vanish Napisan Oxi Action you can rest assured getting rid of red wine stains will be easy.

HOW TO REMOVE RED WINE STAINS

To get those nasty red wine stains out, we recommend using Vanish Gold Oxi Action Powder or Vanish Preen Gold Oxi Action Trigger:

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Vanish Gold Oxi Action Powder

Soaking is recommended for tough stains: Dissolve 30g of Vanish Napisan Oxi Action Powder in 7L of warm water (max 40°) and soak the stained item. For coloured fabrics, soak for a maximum of 2 hours. For whites, soak for a minimum of 2 hours.  Then rinse thoroughly or wash as usual with your detergent.

Important:   Always follow the usage instructions on the Vanish packaging. Do not use on wool, silk or leather. Do not use on finished or coated surfaces - for example wood, metals etc.

Vanish Preen Gold Oxi Action Trigger

Spray Vanish Preen Oxi Action Trigger directly onto the stained area until saturated. Leave for 1-5 minutes and rub fabric lightly as necessary. Do not let dry on garment. Wash as usual with regular detergent, following the garment care label instructions. For best results treat the stains as soon as possible and apply on both sides.

Important:  Always follow the usage instructions on the Vanish packaging. Do not use on wool, silk or leather. Do not use on finished or coated surfaces - for example wood, metals etc.

 

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Red Wine Stain Removal Tips

Our top red wine stain removal tip is this; don't let the stain dry! Red wine will become harder to remove later if you don't treat immediately. We would also encourage you not to dry a stained item until you have managed to remove the red wine stain to your own satisfaction.

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Removing Red Wine Stains - Handy Tips

If you don't have a Vanish stain removal product on hand then don't worry. We're still able to provide some handy hints on removing stains. Vanish will help you remove the stains even once they have dried-in.

  • Put some salt on the stain as quickly as possible to soak up the red wine. Dab this with a dry cloth. Be careful not to spread the stain round more.
  • Remember to try and dab the stain inwards to prevent spreading it, and don't try to rub the red wine stain out with the cloth or you will smear the stain and make it larger.
  • Blot the area you have spilled the red wine again with a new paper towel dampened with water. Repeat step 2 if necessary.

Other Useful Stain Removal Tips

Vanish can help get stains out of carpets as well as ensure you successfully remove tea stains and coffee stains.

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What Causes Red Wine Stains?

The pigment in wine; an Anthocyanin, is from the skins of the grapes. These anthocyanins are the cause of red wine stains, as they easily attach themselves to any fibrous items. Vanish Oxi Action Powder is formulated to attack these Anthocyanins directly.