July 4 barbecueHave big backyard BBQ plans for the holiday? Although you may savor delicious food, removing smears and drips on your clothing from cookout eats afterward is no picnic. Here are some tips from GoodHousekeeping.com's Stain Buster tool for fighting some stains you may encounter during your holiday festivities.
Sticky Drippy Watermelon: Scrape off any excess melon and flush the fabric under cold running water. Wash in the warmest water specified on the garment's care label, using the type of bleach that's safe for the fabric.
Related: Summer Stain Removal Guide
Ketchup: Working from the back of the stain, rinse well with cold water. Pretreat with a liquid laundry detergent, tamp the stain, and let it stand for several minutes. Then rinse again, sponge with white vinegar, and rinse well. Repeat these steps until you've removed as much of the stain as possible. If any remains, use a prewash stain remover before laundering. If the ketchup is so stubborn it's still thereRead More »from How to Get Rid of Summer BBQ Stains