How to Remove White Out Stains

How to Remove White Out Stains. White Out or other correction fluid can be a difficult stain to remove as the fluid can penetrate into fabrics and harden into a "plaster" of sorts. In some cases, depending on the fabric and age of stain, the stain may be permanent. In other cases, there is a way to remove those stubborn white out stains.

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Remove White Out Stains

Step 1

Decide whether you want to tackle the stain yourself or whether you want a professional to handle it. Read the care guide for the fabric and take into consideration the cost of the item.

Step 2

Put a solvent, such as WD-40 or rubbing alcohol, on both sides of the stain and allow it to penetrate the stain. The stain should begin to loosen and release small white flecks when touched.

Step 3

Rinse the fabric out completely.

Step 4

Place a white paper towel, disposable muslin or other fabric under the stain. Sponge nail polish remover or acetone onto both sides of the stain and rinse. Repeat this step until the stain is removed.

Step 5

Apply a stain gel, stick or spray to the stain area and wash normally.